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1931

Andrews, Regina

Memorandum from Regina Andrews to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Memo addressed presumably to Franklin F. Hopper, relaying Andrews's personal account of racial prejudice experienced at the New York Public Library, and describing select professional obstacles and challenges there faced. See mums312-b060-i168 for a rougher version, and mums312-b055-i481 for W. E. B. Du Bois's account of it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Andrews, Regina

Memorandum from Regina Andrews to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Andrews' unsigned hand-written account of racial discrimination undergone at the New York Public Library; see mums312-b055-i481 for W. E. B. Du Bois's argument on her behalf.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Apr. 23

Buckler, Helen

Letter from Helen Buckler to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Reminding him of their recent interview regarding Daniel Hale Williams, whose biography she is writing; describing her study of the correspondence of Booker T. Washington at the Library of Congress; seeking "clarification from you" and various documents or letters on related matters; and complimenting him on "Black Reconstruction" and "Black Folk: Then and Now." Accompa... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Apr. 19

Camba, H. L.

Letter from H. L. Camba to Editor of the Crisis

San Francisco (Calif.) - Describing his plans to found a circulating library focused on "books by Negro authors and ... other authors who write sympathetically about Negroes," and seeking his help and advice thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 28

Chicago Public Library

Letter from Chicago Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed N. R. Levin, Assistant Librarian; furnishing the requested data (in mums312-b188-i306) on the racial makeup of the library's janitorial and facilities staff.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 May 26

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to administrators at "colored libraries in the country"; inquiring into the top three to four books their institutions have loaned, and the most popular periodical of recent months; and hazily inquiring into the demographics of their patrons.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 23

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Catherine Latimer; cover sheet to mums312-b060-i159, a memorandum to the Library's Franklin Hopper, which is "to be signed by Mr. Imes, myself, and three or four colored people of prominence in Harlem."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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