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1923 Feb. 2

Ryan, J. H.

Letter from J. H. Ryan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Responding to communication Du Bois sent to Fred Harris of Tacoma, Washington regarding issues of a divided Black community between those recognized as Marcus Garvey supporters ("Garveyites") and those aligned with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Suggests meeting in Seattle rather than Tacoma. Typewritten on stationery from the State of Washington Eighteenth Leg... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1970 Mar. 27

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jack Nicklaus

McCormack sends a tentative two-week schedule for October and includes what the appearance money and expenses would be. He notes that the tax impact would be slight.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1929 Apr. 22

Johnson, Yolande

Letter from Yolande Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Noting she's deferred his invitation to write a "Crisis" piece on her mother (see mums312-b182-i270) to Wendell Phillips Dabney, who will be getting in touch with the magazine shortly on related particulars; and noting he (Du Bois) is welcome at her home any time, "and if you ever to come to Chicago again without getting in touch with me I will feel hurt about it."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 5

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Helen A. Foster

New York (N.Y.) - Signed by secretary; confirming receipt of her letter and assuring it will be answered by W. E. B. Du Bois upon his return to the office on or around 22 March.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Feb. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Progressive Party

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to John Abt; citing from the Essex House's telegram cancelling his 1951 testimonial dinner and inquiring where he might find out more about "the interests that control" that institution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Nov. 1

School of Jewish Studies (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from School of Jewish Studies to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Chaim Suller, Executive Secretary; enclosing another copy of their as-yet unanswered invitation of October 20 (mums312-b129-i358) and hoping he can make the occasion.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1857 Jan. 8

Snook, F. G.

Letter from F. G. Snook to Joseph Lyman

Auburn (N.Y.) - Snook explains that he is a teacher and would like to move to Kansas and start a farm. Part of the Kansas Land Trust correspondence.

Lyman Family Papers

1933 Aug. 16

Kerlin, Robert Thomas, 1866-1950

Letter from Robert T. Kerlin to W. E. B. Du Bois

Westminster (Md.) - Concerns college and university administration pressures on and dismissals of educators with socialist views and activities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1977 Apr. 12

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to golf committee

Colgate has agreed to a three-year worldwide contract for Raymond Floyd.

Mark H. McCormack Papers