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1936 June 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Hallie E. Queen

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking her for her offer to help gather materials for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and duly forwarding her letter to W. E. B. Du Bois's office, such that "his assistant may suggest some work that you could usefully do... for the project."

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 Anson Phelps Stokes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing encounters with a list of contacts who might possibly contribute to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, specifically with respect to Mssrs. Alsberg and McCoy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 27

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Regretfully relaying news of a "rather violent attack upon the Encyclopedia project" in the current number of "Afro-American"; noting his impending travel plans; describing the current schedule of his remittances from the Fund and suggesting that he communicate with L. A. Roy directly on the matter as need be; noting the Trustees' decision to grant him extra funds to be... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 21

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for his comments on the circular recently drafted and shared (mums312-b079-i459); suggesting that the Fund make a special allowance to him to encourage his work on the Encyclopedia from Europe, where he might "secure the cooperation of scholars in securing lists of African subjects"; and commenting briefly on recent correspondence had from Professor C. T. L... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 17

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Rosalie A. Malone, Secretary to Anson Phelps Stokes; forwarding, on Stokes's behalf, a tentative copy of his report on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro," as well as a proposed biography "drafted by Professor [Benjamin] Brawley and approved by Professor [C. T.] Loram," and relaying that he may not actually be able to cover travel expenses as previously indicated.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 25

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for his recent correspondence and supporting fully his idea of meeting personally with Dr. Robert E. Park.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anson Phelps Stokes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing recent correspondence from Waldo G. Leland (not in collection).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 3

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for sending the "printed statements regarding the points expressed on the 'Encyclopedia of the Negro' project"; assuring "they will help greatly"; and suggesting that future circulars include an address for the initiative.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anson Phelps Stokes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Making several corrections to his biography, as drafted by Benjamin Brawley and enclosed in mums312-b079-i460.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anson Phelps Stokes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Commenting on the circular addressed to "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Board members (mums312-b079-i459); reporting on recent progress made towards the tentative list of subjects and outlining his goals for the May 16 meeting; describing how he might work on the project from Europe, where he sails June 5; and relaying Rayford W. Logan's charge of overseeing the project during his absence.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers