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1935 Apr. 29

Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939

Letter from Benjamin Brawley to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Deeming his "general plan" for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project on the whole "admirable," offering light criticism of the letterhead designed therefor, and discussing briefly the process of appointing the members of the Editorial Staff; informing him (in confidence) of a plan for "a series of bright brief biographies of notable Negroes" and describing its presume... more

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

1935 Oct. 10

Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939

Letter from Benjamin Brawley to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Supplementing his correspondence from the day before (mums312-b073-i225) with the query, "Is it not our understanding that we shall have to include [in the Encyclopedia of the Negro] white people whose lives had special touch with the Negro?" suggesting that Robert Gould Shaw should be featured, if the answer is indeed affirmative.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Oct. 9

Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939

Letter from Benjamin Brawley to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Expressing his hearty support of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project proposal and declaring his readiness "to write such articles as may be needed from me as far as my energy may serve."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers