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1939 Dec. 4

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Monroe N. Work

Lenox (Mass.) - Describing and citing from recent correspondence from R. W. G. Vail, Permanent Secretary of the Bibliographical Society of America, and Curtis Garrison, Secretary of the Committee on Grants of the Hayes Memorial Library, Fremont, Ohio, with respect to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" initiative.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 July 11

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Ellen Irene Diggs

Lenox (Mass.) - Thanking her for her correspondence and enclosures of July 3: "They will prove most valuable."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Mar. 9

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Preliminary and tentative list of African dates with special reference to relations with Europe

Lenox (Mass.) - Listing significant events in the development of the African continent from 800 B.C. through 1941.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Dec. 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Rayford W. Logan

Lenox (Mass.) - Thanking him for and complimenting him on his recently submitted meeting minutes (mums312-b089-i195) and commenting briefly on various points thereof; expressing interest in the recent letter from UNC Press Director W. T. Couch concerning the publication of Logan's work; and briefly describing his recent "very satisfactory interview" with Librarian of Congress Archibald... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Nov. 17

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Eugene Kinckle Jones

Lenox (Mass.) - Informing him of the prospective meeting of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Executive Committee on December 9 in New York, and outlining its tentative agenda.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Nov. 11

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Guy B. Johnson

Lenox (Mass.) - Thanking him for his October 30 letter relaying comments on W. E. B. Du Bois's article, "Do We Need an 'Encyclopedia of the Negro'"; describing the latter's concurrence therewith; and inquiring when he might be able to set a day aside to discuss the volume.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Apr. 4

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to Guy B. Johnson

Lenox (Mass.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; enclosing a copy of a recent letter to W. E. B. Du Bois with regard to the title and introductory note of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"'s preliminary volume (mums312-b104-i072); and noting his progress on the Gunnar Myrdal study -- "What an amazingly interesting and thorough piece of work!"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Jan. 23

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Library of Congress

Lenox (Mass.) - Addressed to Madison Bentley; offering to provide copies of work so far done on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project and attempting to set up an appointment with him in Washington, D.C. Un-postscripted draft of mums312-b092-i357.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Jan. 4

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Archibald MacLeish

Lenox (Mass.) - Describing in depth the contents, facets, and finances of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project and justifying its suitability for federal funding under the Writers Project. Copied to W. E. B. Du Bois, Editor of the prospective volume.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Jan. 12

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Hampton Institute

Lenox (Mass.) - Addressed to William Anthony Aery; confirming his appointment to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" advisory board and commenting on his thoughts on the volume.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers