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1945

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Review of Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

Assessing the scope, approach, and relevance of the author's argument. Du Bois describes the book as being " not successful [and] overdrawn." Published in the New York Herald Tribune Books, Vol. 21, No. 28, on March 4, 1945, under the title "Richard Wright Looks Back."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 11

Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878

Letter from R. R. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Complimenting Du Bois on the "entirely satisfactory" lecture given last night and deeming it "one of the best I have ever heard from you"; regretting not having seen more of him during his Philadelphia trip; enclosing a $15 check; and hoping to see him when next visiting in New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Sept. 20

Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878

Letter from R. R. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Describing the aims and structure of a "Negro Book Week" being planned in Philadelphia and inviting Du Bois "to speak to us during that week," in the company of "many distinguished authors," all expenses paid. Typed on "The Christian Recorder" notepaper. Alternate, nearly identical copy of mums312-b057-i161.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 21

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Bishop R. R. Wright

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his referral to Jacob Motsi (see mums312-b109-i012) and hoping that both he and Wright can attend the April 6-7 Colonial Conference in New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916 May 16

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Indenture between the City of Philadelphia and W. E. B. Du Bois and Dr. R. R. Wright Jr.

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Agreement between the city of Philadelphia, Du Bois and Wright to temporarily lease Convention Hall at Broad Street and Allegheny Avenue in Philadelphia for May 16-18 for $300 for the purpose of staging the "Star of Ethiopia" pageant.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 5

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. R. Wright, Jr.

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for calling his attention to J. H. Divelle, and pledging to use his photo and story in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 18

Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878

Letter from R. R. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Seeking information on "the literature of practical experiments of co-operation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 May 18

Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878

Letter from Bishop R. R. Wright, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Written on the letterhead of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Fifth Episcopal District; asking where he can find "a statement of the origin, work and folding up of the Niagara Movement".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Aug. 14

Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878

Letter from R. R. Wright Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Regarding opinions of book by "Lawyer Mitchell". Written on letterhead of The Book Concern of the A. M. E. Church.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 5

Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878

Letter from R. R. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilberforce (Ohio) - Asking Du Bois to correct the mistake regarding enrollment at Wilberforce University that was printed in the August Crisis.

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