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1931 Mar.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Program of ceremonies at the presentation of the 17th Spingarn Medal

New York (N.Y.) - In the Mansfield Theatre, Sunday March 22 to be given to Richard Berry Harrison.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Spingarn Medal Leaflet

New York (N.Y.) - List of Spingarn Medal award winners, its purpose and conditions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 9

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Memorandum from N.A.A.C.P. to undisclosed recipient

New York (N.Y.) - Lamenting the death of Charles Waddell Chesnutt, recipient of the 1928 Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Spingarn Medal Award Committee

1934 Spingarn Medal brochure

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the purpose, conditions, protocols, and past winners of the Spingarn Medal, "awarded annually for the highest achievement of an American Negro," listing Award Committee members, and fitted with a typed addendum by W. E. B. Du Bois adding Robert Russa Moton to the list of past recipients.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 6

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Mrs. A. W. Collie

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning rules for nominating individuals to the Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 2

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the time and date of the next board meeting, and announcing Stephen S. Wise, John Lovejoy Elliot, and Daisy E. Lampkin as the speakers at the upcoming Mass Meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the N.A.A.C.P. San Francisco Branch

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to John Howard Butler; confirming receipt of his endorsement of Garland Anderson for a Spingarn Medal; acknowledging the merits of said candidate; but recommending instead that the Committee award the Medal to Henry A. Hunt of Fort Valley, Va.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the N.A.A.C.P. Worcester Branch

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to John Howard Butler; confirming receipt of his endorsement of Garland Anderson for a Spingarn Medal; acknowledging the merits of said candidate; but recommending instead that the Committee award the Medal to Henry A. Hunt of Fort Valley, Va.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 10

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Spingarn Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Enumerating "persons of Negro descent [who] have rendered unusual services during the year 1929" which purportedly qualify them for the Spingarn Medal, and listing two individuals whose appointments to the Board of Directors is recommended.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Sept. 25

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to J. E. Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Signed A. G. Dill; on Du Bois's behalf, seeking his assistance in judging six essays submitted to the Spingarn Awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers