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1950 Aug. 1

Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc.

Letter from Association for the Study of Negro Life and History to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed L. D. Reddick; inviting him to attend and speak at the Association's October 27-29 annual convention at Atlanta University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Aug. 17

Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc.

Letter from Association for the Study of Negro Life and History to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed L. D. Reddick; regretting that the Association can meet only one of the two conditions stipulated in his last letter (mums312-b127-i180) and inquiring if the Council on African Affairs might bear some of the expense incurred by his attendance at the annual conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 June

Atlanta (Ga.) . Citizens Committee

Invitation from Atlanta Citizens Committee to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Inviting him to an event in honor of Lawrence D. Reddick on the occasion of his leaving Atlanta University to join the faculty of that of Alabama; note on verso by Reddick himself asks Du Bois to send a message of greeting in the case that he cannot attend the function.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Mar. 2

Atlanta University

Letter from Atlanta University to Lawrence D. Reddick

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed Rufus E. Clement, President; lamenting that Reddick's response to his dismissal further reflects his "total lack of understanding of events" and doubting he will manage to comprehend the rest of the present letter; but then declining to "attempt a long letter in refutation of some of the absurd charges of your letter of March 1" (mums312-b143-i187).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 17

Atlanta University

Letter from Atlanta University to Lawrence D. Reddick

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed Rufus E. Clement, President; summarizing what he feels to be Reddick's "inadequacies as our University Librarian" and regretting that after "careful and continued consideration," he has decided to dismiss him, effective September 1, 1955.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Mar. 4

Atlanta University

Letter from Atlanta University to Lawrence D. Reddick

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed Rufus E. Clement, President; in response to his plea of mums312-b143-i189 for the intervention of an impartial committee, regretting that he shall simply "not be retained as University Librarian beyond September 1, 1955," and refusing to appoint any sort of committee to review the decision.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Apr. 13

Atlanta University . Library

Letter from Atlanta University Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Asking for copies of all the speeches made at the memorial mass meeting for Stalin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 May 4

Atlanta University . Library

Letter from Atlanta University Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking Du Bois for sending a copy of his speech and the program for the Stalin Memorial meeting of March 26th.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Apr. 1

Atlanta University . Library

Circular letter from Atlanta University Library to unidentified correspondent

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed L. D. Reddick; noting the University's and undergraduate colleges' prospective inclusion into the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; relaying how the Library was evaluated by that body and reporting its various recommendations; and happily noting that "Despite our setbacks, we may still have faith that 'truth will out' and that finally, justi... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Apr. 21

Clement, Rufus E., 1900-1967

Letter from Rufus E. Clement to Dr. Lawrence D. Reddick

Atlanta (Ga.) - Regarding Reddick's services as librarian at Atlanta University; Clement is unwilling to recommend that Reddick be put on permanent status, as he believes Reddick is not fully capable of recognizing the various needs of the library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers