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1935 Sept. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pauline Young

New York (N.Y.) - Lamenting the poor health of her aunt (Alice Dunbar Nelson) and relaying his sympathies and best regards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Apr. 15

Young, Pauline A.

Letter from Pauline Young to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Mentioning that she was in New York, and tried to call him, but no one answered his phone, and that she would like him to autograph two copies of his latest book for her and her friend, Edith Snow.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pauline Young

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns plans to travel north and expected arrival in Philadelphia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 12

Young, Pauline A.

Letter from Pauline Young to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Concerning a request for Du Bois's autograph for Young's friend Edith Snow of Portland, Maine. Written on the letterhead of the Wilmington Public Schools.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept. 16

Young, Pauline A.

Telegram from Pauline Young to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Stating that New York has royal material in its American Labor Party Candidate.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pauline Young

Atlanta (Ga.) - Sends letter of recommendation for fellowship and offers name of a librarian, Vivian Harsh, whom Young might consult for advice.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pauline Young

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying plans to be in New York "during July and most of August"; and once again describing the financial difficulties affecting the production of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and the regretfully "token publication" that its prefatory volume constitutes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pauline Young

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns plan for trip north and hope of meeting to discuss the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Nov. 16

Young, Pauline A.

Letter from Pauline Young to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Giving Du Bois a hard time for not being in contact with her, and mentioning a telegram she sent to the NAACP possibly concerning her opposition to the termination of Du Bois from the organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 July 24

Young, Pauline A.

Letter from Pauline Young to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Expressing her excitement and gratitude for her involvement in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; complaining that the bibliography decided upon "is too much to finish during summer school time"; suggesting they refer to Phillis Wheatley's "criticism of Negro writers"; and seeking his feedback on these and other remarks.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers