Gallery view

1933 Mar. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard Marris

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommends sources to consult for writing history of African American concert and jubilee companies.

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1936

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

Negro and social reconstruction

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragments of unpublished draft manuscript. Traces the history of the black American from 1619 through the beginning of the second New Deal; examines Reconstruction, the fight for equality, race relations, segregation, and racism. Du Bois' objective in writing this is to consider how the Negro has and should sought assured states in the United States. Consists of an introduction... more

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1938 Apr. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel Ray Williams

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to previous letters, Du Bois thanks Williams for literature on cooperation and provides memoranda on the housing projects in Atlanta (Ga.) Addressed to "Marielle."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 June 5

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois writes Rufus E. Clement with his proposal for a periodical to be created by the university. He provides a list of similar publicattions as examples for style and expected cost.

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1905

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

Scorn a romance [fragment]

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragment of Du Bois's Civil War/Reconstruction-era unpublished historical novel "Scorn: A Romance".

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1936 Mar. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to C. T. Loram

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him for his suggestions regarding "The Encyclopedia of the Negro" (see mums312-b079-i139) and relaying that a tentative prospectus is in the works.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Oct. 23

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that the best source on "the Negro in prose during the twentieth century" is "The Negro Genius" by Benjamin Brawley.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to K. Viswanathan

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him for his offer (mums312-b080-i437), but doubting the utility to the "Negro press" of articles written by "a foreigner who [does] not understand the situation and internal conditions and history of the American Negro," and listing, for his reference, "the chief Negro papers."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Nov. 23

Chivers, W. R.

Letter from Walter R. Chivers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Expressing his interest the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; relaying "it would be an honor for me to contribute an article"; and suggesting he compose one on the subject of "migratory movements of Negroes and Negro-White relations."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Mar. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Georgia Association of Negro Colleges and Secondary Schools

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to B. T. Harvey; commenting on the proposed amendments to the education bill at hand; providing his interpretation of its regulation of state funds; and suggesting the existence of possible typographical errors therein.

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