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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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 31

Latimer, Catherine

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

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to his query regarding educated West Indians who might be disposed to help formulate a list of West Indian subjects to be treated in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" (mums312-b079-i082), and, as requested in that same letter, providing an update on the status of her process on the project.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 6

Latimer, Catherine

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

New York (N.Y.) - Writing to relay the Kingston, Jamaica address of Mr. Frank Cundall, librarian of the National Institute, and asking if he has found anyone "to make a subject list on Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 9

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing recent correspondence with Domingo regarding a Herman P. Obsborne and asking that she look him up and make sure he is "all right"; and clarifying, "what I want is not simply a list of distinguished West Indians, dead and living, but a list of historical events, places, institutions and social conditions."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 12

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - As in mums312-b079-070, 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); describing his recent correspondence with Mr. Osborne; and lamenting her recent poor health, relayed in mums312-b079-i088.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 9

Latimer, Catherine

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

New York (N.Y.) - Apologizing for her late reply to his inquiries regarding Herman P. Osborne (see mums312-b079-i086, i087) and reporting on said individual's potential usefulness in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; describing her hectic schedule of late and overall overwhelmed sensation; expressing distress at the segregated A.L.A. conference planned for Richmond the following w... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers