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1924 Nov. 29

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Anson Phelps Stokes

Responding on behalf of Du Bois to thank Stokes for an enclosure.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May

Phelps-Stokes Fund

'Encyclopedia of the Negro' press release

Washington (D.C.) - Announcing the elaboration of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro," and describing said initiative's administrative and intellectual makeup; drawn up for publication in papers Sunday, May 29, 1929.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Nov. 21

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Press release from Phelps-Stokes Fund

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting outcomes from the annual meeting of the Phelps-Stokes Fund, including a list of present trustees, concerning a proposed survey and research into African American education and college institutions. Enclosed in a personal letter to Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 21

Letter from unidentified correspondent to to Phelps-Stokes Fund

New York (N.Y.) - Signed by secretary; addressed to Anson Phelps Stokes; confirming receipt of his letter of March 19 and relaying it has been duly forwarded to W. E. B. Du Bois in Atlanta.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May 20

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to members of the board of directors of the Encyclopedia of the Negro

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; prior to departing for Africa, updating Board members on all Encyclopedia matters, and enclosing copies of recent correspondence and documents thereto pertaining.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 31

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to Robert E. Park

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a letter and memorandum describing the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project and, in light of his reputation, accomplishments, and experience, offering him "one of the two Editorships" thereof; and assuring him that W. E. B. Du Bois, his prospective co-editor has, in the past year, "very greatly mellowed."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 7

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Report on the Conference on the Advisability of Publishing an Encyclopedia of the Negro

Washington (D.C.) - Reporting the questions posed and answered, as well as various resolutions adopted at the Conference on the writing of an Encyclopedia of the Negro. Redacted by Anson Phelps Stokes, Chairman, and Benjamin Brawley, Secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to C. G. Woodson

Aix-en-Provence (France) - Conceding that his request that the Board of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" establish a committee to "determine exactly what [the Encyclopedia Africana] has done" is "an entirely reasonable one"; describing his recent dealings and studies in Africa; and deferring to W. E. B. Du Bois on the matter of the competing Encyclopedias.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 31

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to Robert E. Park

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a letter and memorandum describing the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project and, in light of his reputation, accomplishments, and experience, offering him "one of the two Editorships" thereof; and assuring him that W. E. B. Du Bois, his prospective co-editor has, in the past year, "very greatly mellowed."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Oct. 22

Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950

Letter from C. G. Woodson to Promoters of the 'Negro Encyclopedia'

Washington (D.C.) - Clarifying that the impending publication of the "Encyclopedia Africana" from Associated Publishers, Inc., was neither designed nor conceived as a barrier to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro," but that the development of the latter does indeed constitute a needless duplication of effort, and that funds raised to said purpose ought be diverted to some other project; propos... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers