787 results found for: name:"Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958"

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1942 May 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Phelps-Stokes Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Anson Phelps Stokes; describing steady progress on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; hoping that the process by which its work is gone about "is in accordance with your wish"; and pledging to be able to deliver a list of 2,500 subjects by July 1.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Sept. 10

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his attendance at Monday's and Tuesday's meetings; enclosing a check for $100 towards the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"; and suggesting he get to work on the preliminary volume thereof. Verso bears Du Bois's pencilled notes, calculations, and Marian A. Thompson's address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 May 21

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; acknowledging his letter describing the current status of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and approving its process and timetable (see mums312-b098-i339 for details); and pledging that the $250 remittance due will be sent as soon as possible.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 May 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anson Phelps Stokes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Suggesting that cooperative work on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" begin no later than 1 September, and recommending the immediate use of the Phelps-Stokes Fund's $2,000 appropriation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 July 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Phelps-Stokes Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Anson Phelps Stokes; thanking him for the Fund's support of "Phylon"'s "Negro Biographies" series; noting the finalization of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" tentative subject list; and outlining next steps for both projects.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Apr. 24

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; looking forward to seeing him at the next day's meeting of the Committee on Africa and Peace Aims; noting that the report thereof is rife with typos and other mistakes; but relaying positive feedback thereon from "Malinowski, Mumford, Schwab, the Harvard anthropologist and others."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Mar. 11

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Looking forward to his attendance at the impending conference in Washington; agreeing to fund one-half of the associated expenses (as calculated in mums312-b100-i394); and gladly relaying Mrs. Donohugh's steady progress proofreading the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" bibliography.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Feb. 25

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concurring with his assessment of the Illinois Writers' Project's possible involvement in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" (see mums312-b095-i426).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Phelps-Stokes Fund

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Anson Phelps Stokes; in response to his letter of May 13, requesting Du Bois visit Washington D.C. to sign the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Incorporation papers (mums312-b063-i387), relaying that he should be able to pay said visit on May 21 and offering to "do anything else that I can."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Apr. 21

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; deeming his last letter (mums312-b161-i248) "perfectly splendid" and appreciating same "to the very full"; commenting on further plans and ideas for garnering funds for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"; and hoping he will recommend "any one else whose leadership could put the matter over more effectively than mine."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers