Name

Vann, Robert L., 1879-1940 (131)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (119)
Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co. (68)
Pittsburgh Courier Publishing Co. (17)
Sigma Pi Phi (13)
Crisis (Firm) (12)
Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906- (10)
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 (9)
Sigma Pi Phi . Zeta Boulé (8)
Sigma Pi Phi . Grand Boulé (5)
Crawford, George W. (4)
Wesley, Allen A. (4)
Johnson, Thomas O. (3)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (3)
McNeill, William C. (2)
Vann, Jessie Matthews (2)
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955 (2)
Boutte, Matthew V. (1)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (1)
Fauset, Jessie Redmon (1)
Groves, Lovett (1)
Murray, Peter Marshall, 1888-1969 (1)
Sigma Pi Phi . Gamma Boulé (1)
Sigma Pi Phi . Rho Boulé (1)
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939 (1)
United States . President (1953-1961 : Eisenhower) (1)
Wilson, Daisy (1)

Topic

African Americans (4)
African American women (2)
African Americans soldiers (2)
Army (2)
Civil rights (2)
Encyclopedias (2)
Monuments (2)
Lynching (1)

Genre

Correspondence (127)
Telegrams (6)
Circular letters (2)
Acknowledgements (1)
Credentials (1)
Declarations (1)
Passes (tickets) (1)
Petitions (1)
Testimonials (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (131)

Place

Pittsburgh (Pa.) (45)
New York (N.Y.) (44)
Atlanta (Ga.) (34)
Great Barrington (Mass.) (2)
United States (2)
New Haven (Conn.) (1)
Washington (D.C.) (1)

 

 

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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Robert L. Vann, at the Pittsburgh Courier. Requesting that "The Courier" and "The Crisis" "be placed upon their respective Exchange Lists" as of the 14 and 15 September issues.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 Sept. 10
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a meeting of Sigma Pi Phi members in which strategies to handle a public disagreement between Du Bois and Robert L Vann were discussed. Draft of letter written on the back.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Aug. 5
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Upon W. E. B. Du Bois's suggestion, seeking from him the contact information "of the colored army major in San Francisco."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-
1936 Oct. 8
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Robert L. Vann; enclosing recent correspondence from K. Uiswanathan (April 16-May 12, 1936).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1936 May 12
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Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Acknowledging receipt of Du Bois' letter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Vann, Robert L., 1879-1940
1932 Apr. 27
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Introducing the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; discussing its possible federal funding; and inquiring if he would be "willing to bring any political influence to bear."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1935 Oct. 7
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning McNeill's opinion on the Du Bois/Robert Vann/Sigma Pi Phi controversy .
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Sept. 20
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the possibility of sending copies of correspondence between Du Bois and William McNeill discussing the Du Bois/Robert Vann/Sigma Pi Phi controversy to the entire New York chapter of Sigma Pi Phi.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Nov. 8
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Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Signed Robert L. Vann; regarding provisional plans for Du Bois's lecture in Pittsburgh in January 1937, discussing briefly remunerative terms, and adding, "your money will be put in your hands before you speak, just as a matter of inspiration."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.
1936 May 25
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Pittsburgh (Pa.) - On a proposed monument dedicated to "Black Mammies" in Washington, D.C. Signed by Robert L. Vann, Editor for the Pittsburgh Courier, send to the Crisis magazine offices.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Vann, Robert L., 1879-1940
1923 Mar. 19