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1927

Biography of Claude McKay on the jacket of his book Banjo

"Banjo was first published in 1929. Not known if this biography was written by W. E. B. Du Bois or not.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Jan. 24

Fauset, Jessie Redmon

Letter from Jessie Fauset to Ellen Winsor

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the financial health of Claude McKay's.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 19

Bradshaw, Ruby

Letter from Ruby P. Bradshaw to The Crisis

Greensboro (N.C.) - Concerning material on Claude McKay for a school report. Written on the letterhead of the bennett College for Women.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 14

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

Foreword to 'East Indian, West Indian'

New York (N.Y.) - Introducing and praising the never-published collection of autobiographical essays by Cedric Dover and Claude McKay and deeming the work "an interesting and intriguing book; especially to me, but I think too for all men." See mums312-b131-i258 for later version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 28

McKay, Claude, 1890-1948

Letter from Claude McKay to W. E. B. Du Bois

Marseille (France) - Concerning McKay's plans to return to the United States and his activities in Europe.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Jan. 11

Winsor, Ellen

Letter from Ellen Winsor to W. E. B. Du Bois

Haverford (Pa.) - Concerning a rumor that Claude McKay is living in poverty.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 14

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

Foreword to 'East Indian, West Indian'

New York (N.Y.) - Introducing and praising the never-published collection of autobiographical essays by Cedric Dover and Claude McKay and deeming the work "a penetrating exegesis and analysis of color politics." See mums312-b131-i066 for earlier draft.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 27

McKay, Claude, 1890-1948

Letter from Claude McKay to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - Concerning "The Crisis" and poems by McKay sent for possible publication.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 June 18

McKay, Claude, 1890-1948

Letter from Claude McKay to W. E. B. Du Bois

Barcelona (Spain) - McKay is extremely angry with the Crisis for publishing his poems that he "beseeched" Du Bois not to publish; notes that Miss Fauset "had not time to waste on a non-influential and down-and-out fellow-writter;" McKay is also angered that his poems appeared in the same issue that critiqued his new book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Dec. 20

McKay, Claude, 1890-1948

Letter from Claude McKay to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers