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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

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

1930 Dec. 13

Bagnall, Robert W.

Circular letter from Robert Bagnall to The NAACP Spingarn Medal Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the recommendation of Carl Murphy for the Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 27

Boadu, John

Letter from John Boadu to Crisis

Gold Coast - Inquiring into the status of the essay he submitted to the "Crisis" Spingarn awards.

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

1928 June 11

Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to the NAACP

Cleveland (Ohio) - Concerning Chestnutt's award as the Spingarn Medalist.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug.

Chesnutt, Charles W., 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Thanking him for the feature on himself in the August number of the "Crisis"; reflecting on the honor of receiving a Spingarn Medal; noting his daughter's enjoyment of Du Bois's recent book; and relaying the regards of his entire family.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 June 20

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to Edwin D. Sheen

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging and answering his query to Du Bois (mums312-b171-i059) regarding the simultaneous submission of his short story.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers