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1937 July 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Catherine Latimer; inquiring where in New York he might find "the best file of papers and magazines of West Africa edited by Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 July 31

New York Public Library

Letter from New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Catherine Latimer; in answer to his query (mums312-b083-i075), referring him to various sites where he might find bibliographic materials on West Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 7

Latimer, Catherine

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

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Per his request (mums312-b191-i284) enclosing a photo of herself for print in the "Crisis" and commenting on his recent article therein on African American staff members at the New York Public Library 135th St. branch.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Jan. 31

Latimer, Catherine

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

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for and relaying feedback on his letter to the editor of the New York "Times" on the imminent resignation of Schomburg Collection curator L. D. Reddick (see also mums312-b120-i197).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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 Jan. 21

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Asking if she'd be interested in assisting in the preliminary tasks of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; describing the general plan for said work, its involvement of the 135th street branch of the New York Public Library, and what her specific responsibilities might encompass.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers