Gallery view

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 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. 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

1936 Jan. 3

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing recent correspondence with Professor Stewart Mims and W. T. Couch and other prospective "Encyclopedia of the Negro" contributors, and reporting generally on the project's process.

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 Anson Phelps Stokes

Atlanta (Ga.) - In light of the P.W.A.'s recent approval of a "white-collar project for Negroes," "wondering if it would not be a good thing now to ask the authorities about the status of our project."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 27

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing Dr. Robert E. Park's visit to Atlanta University and recounting in detail their personal interview; reaffirming "that he would be the best Joint-Editor"; and describing the work to be carried out on the project through summer and fall 1936.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 21

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 plan to devote the next in New York to "Negro Encyclopedia business" and outlining his planned appointments with Samuel D. McCoy, Catherine Latimer, Alvin Johnson, and other individuals, as well as their purposes.

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. 18

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing and enclosing recent correspondence with W. T. Couch regarding the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; responding to Stokes's recent correspondence with McCoy and the possible support of the Writers Project; and scheming an approach towards shaping the first formulations of the volume: "my plan is... to study the articles in the last Britannica, the Social S... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers