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1936 Mar. 17

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Report of progress in connection with 'Encyclopedia of the Negro' project

Washington (D.C.) - Recounting recent progress and achievements made on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, highlighting its formal incorporation, formation of a Board of Directors, presentation to funding organizations, acquisition of necessary data, endorsements, and collaborators, and the support of the Phelps-Stokes Fund.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 June 1

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Afro-American

Washington (D.C.) - Addressed to the editor; in response to Woodson's May 30 article condemning the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, defending the initiative and refuting Woodson's claims.

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

1936 Jan. 23

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Encyclopedia of the Negro Board of Directors

Washington (D.C.) - In light of W. E. B. Du Bois's upcoming visit to New York, convening a meeting of the "local members" of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Board of Directors, and cautioning, "The meeting will be a brief one adjourning at 6:30 as Dr. Du Bois has to take the train for New York. Afternoon tea will be served."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 June 1

La Farge, John, 1880-1963

Letter from John La Farge to Anson Phelps Stokes

New York (N.Y.) - Describing Father A. J. Garvy as a "most conscientious older man" and hoping that his extensive collection may be of use in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 8

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Robert C. Weaver

Washington (D.C.) - Congratulating them on securing $375,00 through the PWA "to aid Negroes of white-collared group"; inquiring into the status of the application regarding support for "The Encyclopedia of the Negro," submitted by W. E. B. Du Bois; describing the participation therein of the Phelps-Stokes Fund; and seeking the "substantial assistance... through Howard University or some ot... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 19

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Mordecai Johnson

Washington (D.C.) - Outlining the tentative schedule of the May 16 meeting of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" advisory council and hoping that the arrangements are suitable to him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 8

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Encyclopedia of the Negro Board of Directors

Washington (D.C.) - Outlining the schedule for the May 16 "Encyclopedia of the Negro" meeting at Howard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Report of Progress on the 'Encyclopedia of the Negro'

Washington (D.C.) - Describing progress made thus far on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, highlighting its formal incorporation, formulation of a board of directors, affiliation with various private and public funding organizations, and acquisition of pertinent data and collaborators' contributions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 27

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to J. H. Oldham

Washington (D.C.) - Essentially needlessly introducing W. E. B. Du Bois, "generally considered the outstanding American Negro scholar," as one of the joint editors of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro," and hoping that Oldham can put him in touch with "people who may be of help in getting African material" for the project.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers