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1926 Jan. 9

Albert & Charles Boni

Letter from Albert & Charles Boni to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Charles Boni; thanking him for the announcement of the "Crisis"'s novel contest and noting copies thereof have been duly sent to judges seeking their comments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 31

Smith, Albert A. (Albert Alexander), 1896-1940

Letter from Albert A. Smith to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - Acknowledging and thanking him for the $40 check conferred him upon his winning second-place in the "Crisis"'s art contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 16

Spingarn, Amy

Letter from Amy E. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring if it's not too soon to say if the "Crisis"'s literature contest (named in her honor) has been a success, and offering to offer the same prizes the following year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Oct. 2

Weaver, Archie

Letter from Archie L. Weaver to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking them for the "somewhat confusing" account of the Board's recent actions (relayed in mums312-b096-i378) and responding in detail to the assertions therein, regarding the celebration of William Pickens's 60th birthday, general negligence in correspondence, the administration of the Spingarn Medal, among other issues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 29

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

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

New York (N.Y.) - Per his request (mums312-b171-i539), furnishing a brief bio (but no photo!), for feature in an upcoming "Crisis" issue announcing the winners of the Spingarn awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 23

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

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

New York (N.Y.) - Expressing his delight in having been conferred a "Crisis" award, indeed his second of the year; admitting that he liked the winning Nocturne himself "--as compared with my other attempts"; and looking forward to the upcoming award ceremony.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 21

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

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

New York (N.Y.) - Belatedly enclosing the photo of himself requested long ago for feature in the "Crisis"; and noting his happy compliance with Meta Lassen's offer (to translate into Danish his Spinarn-award-winning poem; see mums312-b037-i208, i161).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 4

Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971

Letter from Arthur B. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging receipt of his letter of January 2 and enclosures, and pledging to bring up the matter with the Board, as discussed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 28

Williams, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Harrison), 1889-1974

Letter from Benjamin H. Williams to Crisis

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Inquiring into the status of the drawing he submitted to the magazine's recent contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Apr. 24

Hurst, John, 1863-1930

Letter from Bishop John Hurst to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Acknowledgement of receipt of list of Spingarn Medal nominees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers