24 results found for: name:"Hopper, F. F. (Franklin Ferguson), 1878-1950"

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1931 July 27

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to New York Public Library (excerpt)

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the employment and respective professional titles of Catherine Latimer, Mrs. Porter, and Miss Johnson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to New York Public Library (excerpt)

New York (N.Y.) - Four excerpts concerning the curatorship of the Arthur a. Schomburg collection; describing the professional credentials of librarians Mrs. Porter and Ernestine Rose; relaying related issues concerning discriminated hiring practices; and commenting dismissively on the career trajectories of other library employees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to New York Public Library (excerpt)

New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing a quote from a letter from Franklin F. Hopper to Ernestine Rose, relayed via Arthur A. Schomburg, concerning "a certain person" and urging the recipient to come and see it "because in view of some things he says a copy not ought to be drifting around."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to New York Public Library (excerpt)

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding a comment made by Ernestine Rose on the professional credentials of library staff members; and suggesting that professional scholarship and expertise on the part of chief library officers is preferable to dedicated library training.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 6

Letter from undisclosed correspondent to the New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Signed by secretary; confirming receipt of his letter of March 4 and affirming it will be brought to the attention of W. E. B. Du Bois promptly upon his return from his Mid-West lecture tour, on or around March 22

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 9

Hopper, F. F. (Franklin Ferguson), 1878-1950

Letter from Franklin F. Hopper to Catherine Latimer

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Arthur Schomburg, the Schomburg Collection, directorship of the Negro Division at the NYPL and Latimer's position there.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; responding to earlier correspondence regarding discrimination at the Library (see mums312-b055-i475); regretting that Du Bois contacted the Civil Service Commission "before talking with me again" and hoping to "clear up the matter"; correcting several errors in Du Bois' inferences as regards institutionalized dis... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of the Circulation Department; regretting being unable to meet with him and other Library personnel on March 22; clarifying the scope and purpose of his charges of institutionalized discrimination at the Library, asserted in earlier correspondence (mums312-b055-i474); comparing the situations of the New York and Chicago Public Libr... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 4

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; thanking him for his letter of March 1 and hoping that he can join himself, "Miss Rose, and Ms. Andrews... to talk things over."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; enclosing his formal reply to earlier correspondence regarding discrimination at the Library (see mums312-b055-i475); and suggesting that Du Bois meet with himself, Ernestine Rose and Mrs. Andrews, other library personnel, "to talk over the whole situation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers