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1948 Feb. 5

Committee for the Negro in the Arts

Circular letter from Committee for the Negro in the Arts to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Walter Christmas, Acting Secretary, Literature Division; inviting him "and a small group of people from the literary field" to a February 11 meeting on the current situation of the Schomburg Collection, in the wake of L. D. Reddick's resignation.

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1950 Dec. 6

Atlanta University . School of Library and Information Studies

Letter from Atlanta University School of Library and Information Studies to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed Virginia Lacy Jones, Director; on behalf of one of her master's students, asking a series of questions on "the development of public library service to Negroes in Atlanta" and seeking reference to any useful bibliographic resource thereon.

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1937 July 6

Loram, C. T. (Charles Templeman), 1879-1940

Letter from C. T. Loram to W. E. B. Du Bois

New Haven (Conn.) - As per his request (see mums312-b082-i506), describing the chief South African library collections containing materials "concerning the Negro."

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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.

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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. 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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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

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