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1936 Feb. 1

Latimer, Catherine

Letter from Catherine Latimer to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Describing recent use of the 135th street branch of the New York Public Library made by Dr. Hauser for his own study "on the Negro," and hoping they could meet one another.

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1936 Mar. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Answering her query regarding the bibliography she is preparing for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" (mums312-b079-080) and suggesting it include "the biographies of people interested in the Negro"; and noting the recent receipt of some information sent by Miss Wendell.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 29

Latimer, Catherine

Letter from Catherine Latimer to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting "having to bother [him] again" with queries on the bibliography she is compiling for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, and commenting on the nature and result of his recent interview with librarian Hirsch.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Asking that she prepare a formal report on her progress to date on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; and inquiring if she has any educated West Indian acquaintance "who might be able to make out for me a tentative list of subjects covering the West Indies."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recounting a "long and interesting talk" with Dr. Hauser had recently at her recommendation (see mums312-b079-i076) and asking how the "Encyclopedia work" is getting on.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking her for her recent letter (mums312-b079-i083), regarding West Indians who might help in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, and reporting on her own progress working thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Answering her queries regarding the bibliography she is preparing for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" (mums312-b079-078) and addressing the difficulty of deciding whether or not to include "living persons" therein; describing his recent trip to Chicago; and returning her regards.

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1936 Feb. 19

Latimer, Catherine

Letter from Catherine Latimer to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent letter describing his meeting with Dr. Hauser (mums312-b079-i077); reporting on her work on the Encyclopedia and the bibliographical compilation she is working on for said purpose and asking several questions thereon; and wishing him a happy birthday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Inquiring as to the status of her research into and judgment of Herman P. Osborne, adding, "I would like to have his help [on the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"] if he is intelligent enough to do the work."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Granting her an extension for when she might submit the list she is preparing for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" (he won't need it until February 1, 1937); and enclosing a copy of the list of West Indian subjects, for her to pass on to Mr. Osborne.

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