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1930 Aug. 15

Mann, Albert Russell, 1880-1947

Letter from Albert R. Mann to W. E. B. Du Bois

Ithaca (N.Y.) - Signed A. R. Mann, Dean and Director; typed on Cornell University stationery. Requesting data "concerning the number of negroes taking work of college grade in the United States," particularly in the fields of science and agriculture; outlining the facets and dimensions of his interests and queries; and thanking Du Bois in advance for any information he may make availab... more

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1934 June 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to NAACP Board of Directors

Atlanta (Ga.) - Expressing his disagreement with the resolution passed at the May meeting concerning the administration of "The Crisis," its affiliation with the Association, and its (now endangered) capacity as a forum for "anyone's opinion, no matter how antagonistic to mine"; resigning from the editorship of said publication in light of these new conditions; and withdrawing in kind ... more

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1940 Feb. 15

Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968

Letter from Ira de Augustine Reid to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enthusedly describing the great interest in, and outlining the various facets of, Du Bois's prospective autobiography.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Apr. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Regarding his criticism of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, as read by Anson Phelps-Stokes at the most recent meeting; describing the initiative and defending facets of its order and organization.

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1936 Oct. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rayford W. Logan

Berlin (Germany) - Apologizing for not having written earlier; insisting that he let "the critics" know that the list of subjects for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" was merely schematic and (see mums312-b079-i130 and describing the complexity and multi-faceted nature of the task at hand; and urging him to "keep in close touch with [Anson Phelps] Stokes."

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1937 Feb. 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Robert E. Park

Atlanta (Ga.) - Outlining the various facets of work recently undertaken on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro," and describing the preliminary goals for 1937.

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1949 May 26

Miller, Abie

Letter from Abie Miller to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for granting permission to cite data from his publications; reiterating his request for an appointment; and remarking on various facets of "Dusk of Dawn" about which he hopes they can speak.

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1927 Mar. 12

Hoffmann, Lionel

Letter from Lionel Hoffman to Editor of the Crisis

Bay Saint Louis (Miss.) - Enclosing a statement correcting and commenting on a feature in the March number on "Catholic missions among the Indians and Negroes of Oklahoma" and questioning various facets of its origins and implications.

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1943 Nov. 5

Fisk University

Memorandum regarding the Inter-University Conference on African Studies

Nashville (Tenn.) - Describing the prospective proceedings, basic assumptions, topical facets and principal goals of the Conference.

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1941 Feb. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Twentieth Century Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the background and many facets of his interest and work in consumer's cooperation; noting the scope and extent of the First Phylon Institute, held that April; and inquiring if the Fund would help finance similar efforts designed to promote "the future uplift of the Negro race in America."

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