Gallery view

1930 Nov. 27

Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939

Letter from Benjamin Brawley to Irene C. Malvan

Raleigh (N.C.) - Concerning the new book, "Doctor Dillard of the Jeanes Fund" and advertisement rates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 7

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Asking if the business manager and matron at Shaw University are "colored or white."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 2

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Benjamin Brawley

New York (N.Y.) - From W. E. B. Du Bois's secretary. Provides requested addresses.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Feb. 23

Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939

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

Washington (D.C.) - Congratulating Du Bois on the occasion of his seventieth birthday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 30

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois explains that he turned down Brawley's experience with the Dictionary of American Biography, because he was having his own trouble with the Encyclopedia Britannica.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 12

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Fragment of the 'Encyclopedia of the Negro' project

Washington (D.C.) - List of "Other Suggested Directors" and "New Names for Consideration," most likely to do with the administration of "The Encyclopedia of the Negro" and drawn up in preparation for or summary of the March 12, 1932 Board meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 9

Phelps-Stokes Fund

'Encyclopedia of the Negro' Project meeting agenda

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the proceedings of the January 9, 1932 meeting on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Mar.

Parker, John W. (John Wilhelm), 1897-1969

Benjamin Brawley -- Teacher and Scholar

Atlanta (Ga.) - Outlining Benjamin Brawley's upbringing, training, career, philosophy, accomplishments, influences, and legacy. Parker's hand-penned note indicates intention to develop the piece into a book-length bio.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Dec. 31

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Preliminary Memorandum on the 'Encyclopedia of the Negro' Project for Consideration at the Conference - January 9, 1932

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the origins, structure, administration, scope, timeliness, nature, contents, organization, expense, production, and sponsors, of the proposed "Encyclopedia of the Negro." Initial draft of mums312-b063-i364.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Dec. 17

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding "this Negro encyclopedia" -- "The Encyclopedia of the Negro" -- enclosing two related letters and a memo he had planned to send but has not yet; relaying that he shall attend the upcoming conference, but cautioning, "when I get down there, this is the thesis that I am going to defend, and I am going to defend it to the death."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers