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1938 Jan. 25

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Jackson Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Stokes has met with Dean Mays of Howard about founding a School of Religion: "I can think of few greater opportunities in America to serve the higher interests of the Colored people than through developing the School of Religion..." Suggests that the Encyclopedia of the Negro is appropriate for the General Education Board to support.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Dec. 31

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his kind letter suggesting work towards his (Du Bois's) autobiography; intimating Shirley Graham's possible interest in composing it; and noting Herbert Aptheker's review and curation of his letters and articles, so that "between these two it is possible that something will be done in the matter which you mention."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Oct. 9

Great Britain . Embassy (U.S.)

Letter from British Embassy to Anson Phelps Stokes

Washington (D.C.) - Signed J. G. Lockhart, Private Secretary; thanking him on behalf of Lord Halifax for his letter regarding W. E. B. Du Bois's attendance at the impending Pan African Congress and assuring him he "is seeing what can be done to facilitate" said journey.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May 13

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to J. H. Dillard, W. E. B. Du Bois, Charles S. Johnson, and Waldo Gifford Leland

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; requesting that upon their next visit to D. C. they each visit the offices of Covington, Burling & Rublee, the law firm charged with preparing the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" Certificate of Incorporation, such that official documents may be duly signed and notarized; and requesting they inform him roughly when such visits may take place. Verso ... more

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1945 Apr. 19

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Expressing his support of the NAACP's official participation in the impending United Nations Conference in San Francisco; commenting and criticizing part of the statement submitted by the Association in preparation therefor; asserting his own interpretation of related matters of colonial rule and imperialism; and encouraging him and W. E. B. Du Bois no "not try to have ... more

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1957 Jan. 22

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

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

New York (N.Y.) - Describing his ailing health and declining activities; reflecting fondly on their yesteryear collaboration on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"; commending him on his ongoing activities and productivities; regretting that his Fund cannot help endow the preservation of his papers and referring him to the Ford Foundation or the Freedom Fund; and cautioning him that his "liberal views on ma... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936

Board of directors of the encyclopedia of the Negro

Caption: editors of the Encyclopedia of the Negro in 1931. Left to right: Miss Otelia Cromwell, Monroe N. Work, Charles H. Wesley, Benjamin Brawley, W. E. B. Du Bois, Eugene Kinckle Jones, Alain Locke, Waldo G. Leland. (Center) James Weldon Johnson, Charles T. Loram. (Rear) W.D. Weatherford, A.A. Schomburg, Joel E. Spingarn, Clarence S. Marsh, Anson Phelps Stokes, W.A. Avery, James H. Dillard, Miss Fl... more

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