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1925 Apr. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ouida Sullivan

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that her manuscript arrived too late to be considered for the "Crisis" literary awards and offering to send same back to her, if she supplies postage.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 1

Merchant, Henry A.

Letter from Henry A. Merchant to Spingarn Medal Award Committee

Lexington (Ky.) - Urges nomination of Matthew Alexander Henson, explorer, for the Spingarn Medal. Letter describing Henson's experiences quotes extensively from article by J. A. Rogers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 May 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. J. E. Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the voluminous response to the "Crisis" literature awards bestowed in her honor and noting staff's steady progress on reading the works submitted thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 3

Swan, Ida

Letter from Ida Swan to Editor of the Crisis

Tacoma (Wash.) - Thanking them for acknowledging the story she submitted to the literature contest but seeking to know "what I got for it, because I would not like to write stories for nothing."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ida Swan

New York (N.Y.) - Hastening to correct her gross misunderstanding of the terms of the "Crisis" literature contest (exposed in mums312-b171-i148).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Aug. 31

Crisis (Firm)

Report of the director of publications and research For the months of July and August, 1924

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing the circulation, income, and financial performance overall of the "Crisis"; pointing out that Amy Spingarn's contribution has been "the most important event during the summer"; and suggesting the founding of a literary competition to disburse said funds.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Apr. 6

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning past nominees for the Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Feb. 24

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Committee on Administration

Minutes of the meeting of the NAACP Committee on Administration

New York (N.Y.) - Topics discussed include: the Grand Central Red Cap Orchestra, the presentation of the 1930 Spingarn Medal, an invitation to Roy Wilkins to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Association, the possibility of State Conferences of Branches and the travel segregation of the Gold Star Mothers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan. 12

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Spingarn Medal Committee of the NAACP

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an enclosed statement awarding the 1931 Spingarn Medal to Richard Harrison.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Jan.

Simmons, Maude

Letter from Maude Simmons to Editor of the Crisis

Sea Cliff (N.Y.) - Inquiring into the notification policies of the magazine's literature awards and wondering when she might hear back on same.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers