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1936 May 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

Washington (D.C.) - Calling his attention to pages 257-261 of a publication of the American Antiquarian Society, and commenting on the success of the recent "Encyclopedia" board meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing, and describing, a tentative list of "Encyclopedia of the Negro" subjects; a document containing "notes on Negro Americana and Africana"; a list of unpublished master's theses and doctoral dissertations; and in index "by author and subject" of articles from the first 20 volumes of the "Journal of Negro History."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 23

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

Washington (D.C.) - Calling (via enclosure) for a meeting of the Board of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"; enclosing recent correspondence from Samuel D. McCoy; recommending the "exceptionally competent young Negro student at Harvard by the name of William E. Harrison"; and commenting on the Encyclopedia initiative, "I think you are going about the project in exactly the right way." Identi... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 3

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

Washington (D.C.) - Commenting on the progress made at the previous day's "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Board meeting and confirming the proposed May meeting of the Advisory Board; remarking on recent correspondence from Walter R. Benjamin; and requesting that he send, at his earliest convenience, a biography of himself and report of the work done within the past year on the project.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 27

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

Washington (D.C.) - Acknowledging receipt of his recent correspondence and pledging "to see that the question of other Negro universities" is discussed at the imminent "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Board meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 21

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Relaying his opinion on the issue of joint editorship discussed at the recent meeting, and concluding that the Board should confirm Professor Parks's nomination.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 22

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Supplementing his letter of the previous day with an "inspiration" suggested by Florence Read, to meet with Dr. Robert E. Park in person in Nashville, and pledging to report dutifully on the interview.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 23

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

Washington (D.C.) - Calling (via enclosure) for a meeting of the Board of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"; enclosing recent correspondence from Samuel D. McCoy; recommending the "exceptionally competent young Negro student at Harvard by the name of William E. Harrison"; and commenting on the Encyclopedia initiative, "I think you are going about the project in exactly the right way."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 25

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing his upcoming appointment with Dr. Robert E. Park; conveying the logistics of his May 29 trip to New York; and inquiring into the status of the Fund's extra $200 allowance.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers