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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."

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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1936 May 29

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing the article from "Afro-American" containing the "violent attack" on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and its founders and assuming "you will know much better than I whether there is anything that can be done to counteract the effect of Dr. Woodson's intemperate statements."

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1936 June 1

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

Washington (D.C.) - Acknowledging his letter regarding Dr. Robert E. Park (mums312-b080-i017) and pledging to communicate the matter to the executive committee.

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1936 Jan. 8

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

Washington (D.C.) - Regarding the Fund's letter of January 3, on the terms of its financial support of "The Encyclopedia of the Negro," and insisting a detailed statement of his expenditures is not necessary; enclosing recent correspondence with Robert C. Weaver and pledging to "let you know the result as soon as possible."

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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.

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