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1936 Jan. 23

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Encyclopedia of the Negro Board of Directors

Washington (D.C.) - In light of W. E. B. Du Bois's upcoming visit to New York, convening a meeting of the "local members" of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Board of Directors, and cautioning, "The meeting will be a brief one adjourning at 6:30 as Dr. Du Bois has to take the train for New York. Afternoon tea will be served."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 8

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Encyclopedia of the Negro Board of Directors

Washington (D.C.) - Outlining the schedule for the May 16 "Encyclopedia of the Negro" meeting at Howard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Report of Progress on the 'Encyclopedia of the Negro'

Washington (D.C.) - Describing progress made thus far on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, highlighting its formal incorporation, formulation of a board of directors, affiliation with various private and public funding organizations, and acquisition of pertinent data and collaborators' contributions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 25

Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939

Brief biography of Dr. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Briefly outlining W. E. B. Du Bois's educational background, professional work, publications, and other accomplishments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 25

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Encyclopedia of the Negro Board of Directors

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the aims, agenda, and scheduling logistics of the May 16 Advisory Board meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb.

Encyclopedia of the Negro, inc. . Board of Directors

Opinion on an Encyclopedia of the Negro

Washington (D.C.) - Listing the names, appointments, and areas of expertise of the scholars who have agreed to contribute to the Encyclopedia. Typed draft of what became a published circular. See mums312-b079-i456.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 June 22

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Encyclopedia of the Negro Board of Directors

Washington (D.C.) - Regarding the appointment of Robert E. Park as joint editor of the volume; quoting from a letter from W. E. B. Du Bois describing his personal interview with Park and attesting to his character and reliability; and hoping Board members will authorize said appointment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar.

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Program of Encyclopedia of the Negro

Washington (D.C.) - Outlining the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project goals and tasks for March and April.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb.

Encyclopedia of the Negro, inc. . Board of Directors

Opinion on an Encyclopedia of the Negro

Washington (D.C.) - Listing the names, appointments, and areas of expertise of the scholars who have agreed to contribute to the Encyclopedia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar.

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Memorandum on the 'Encyclopedia of the Negro'

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project's origins, founders, executive committee members, proposed scope, timeliness, content structure and organization, duties and obligations of the advisory board, contributors, headquarters, tentative budget, and involvement and support of various private and government organizations; appending official certificate of incorporation, and m... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers