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1923 May 11

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter F. White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Dorothy Canfield Fisher's ability to attend a meeting of the Spingarn Medal Award Committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan. 2

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

Letter from the NAACP Spingarn Medal Award Committee to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning recommendations for Spingarn Medal nominees for 1930.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Arna Bontemps

New York (N.Y.) - Formally announcing that his poem, "A Nocturne at Bethesda," has won first place and $75 in the "Crisis"-conducted Spingarn Awards and requesting that he furnish the magazine a recent photo and brief bio for feature in a forthcoming issue.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Robert Morss Lovett

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking his assistance judging "not more than a half dozen" of essays submitted to the "Crisis"'s literature competition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 May 23

Andrews, William T., 1898-1984

Memorandum from W. T. Andrews to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding A. W. Ricks' nomination of Attorney A. T. Walden for the 1930 Spingarn Medal; attaching Ricks' letter of recommendation and enclosed summary of Walden's career and brief on the hiring of US convicts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 May 1

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the eligibility of Leslie P. Hill for a Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willa Cather

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking her assistance in judging the half-dozen stories submitted to the "Crisis"'s recent literature competition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 13

Woodruff, Hale, 1900-1980

Letter from Hale Woodruff to W. E. B. Du Bois

Indianapolis (Ind.) - Enclosing five paintings to be considered for the Spingarn art competition as well as an envelope containing his real name and his fictitious one.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 2

Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950

Letter from Edwin R. Embree to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Effectively nominating Charles S. Johnson for the 1934 Spingarn Medal and briefly describing his credentials.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to René Maran

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking his assistance judging three or four of the best stories submitted to the "Crisis"'s literature competition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers