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1894 May 8

Letter to Tokumatsu Nakajima

Chicago (Ill.) - Envelope containing a fragment of a blank slip from the Adams Express company. The flap side of the envelope has the notes "Wed Faulk," "Turs Lambert," "Fri Feldt," "Sat Schill" and the date 10/5/94. There is a Chicago P. O. box for the return address.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1902 Sept. 17

Roy, J. E. (Joseph Edwin), 1827-1908

Letter from J. E. Roy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Roy, district secretary of the American Missionary Association, comments on an article written by Du Bois in the September Atlantic magazine that was recommended by H. A. Merril.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1902 Nov. 19

Kessel, Adeline

Letter from Adeline Kessel to Louisa Gass

Chicago (Ill.) - This envelope contains two separate letters from Adeline to her mother, Louisa Gass. In the first letter, Adeline forwards her mother her new address and notes that she and her husband Jack already had to invest in a new heater. She voices frustration at the fact that some people thinks she should have married Billy instead of Jack, since Billy is more financially stable. S... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1903

Always in the way

Chicago (Ill.) - Sheet music: illustrated with art nouveau border and inset of Chas. Falk.

Ella Dot Martin Blake Collection

1903 Jan. 15

Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906

Letter from Paul Laurence Dunbar to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Dunbar writes to Du Bois on the matter of a race book being published by Pott & Co and whether there may be money involved in the project. Du Bois writes a draft for reply on the reverse, stating that Potts & Co. requested use of an already published article which was unavailable. Du Bois speaks of publishing a small monthly magazine which he would edit and requests Dunbar's participation and endors... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Jan. 21

A.C. McClurg & Co.

Letter from A.C. McClurg and Company to W. E. B. DuBois

Chicago (Ill.) - Regarding the "Souls of Black Folk", the sending of the manuscript to the printer and sample proofs, and a possible chapter addition on "Sorrow Songs" of the Negroes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Jan. 24

A.C. McClurg & Co.

Letter from A.C. McClurg and Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Regarding Du Bois' request for permission to contribute an article to a proposed book by Messrs. Potts' on the subject of the higher education of the Negro. McClurg has no objection if the article does not repeat the matter already in "The Souls of Black Folk."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Jan. 30

A.C. McClurg & Co.

Letter from A.C. McClurg to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Regarding Du Bois' book McClurg is publishing, submitting the manuscript to the printers, sample proofs and galley proofs, additional chapter on "Sorrow Songs" and the first announcements for the book. McClurg is asking that Du Bois comment on the preliminary announcements. The title of the book is not mentioned.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Feb. 7

A.C. McClurg & Co.

Letter from A.C. McClurg to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing sample proofs of the proposed page for Du Bois' book and requesting his opinion. Handwritten note to Mr. Browne commenting on sample page and asking about copyright of bits of poetry used in the book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers