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1941 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Louise Young

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that the best source on "the Negro in prose during the twentieth century" is "The Negro Genius" by Benjamin Brawley.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. R. Banks

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois asks: "Did the Negro have any part in the defense of the Alamo, or did he take part in the Texas Republic of 1836?".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Sept. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Francis Young

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous correspondence; explaining that he should be in touch with Carter G. Woodson of the "Journal of Negro History."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Apr. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Andreas Dorpalen

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter, Du Bois provides some titles of books and organizations that may be of use.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Feb. 25

Atlanta University

Note from Atlanta University to unidentified correspondent

Atlanta (Ga.) - John P. Whittaker asks all professors who are giving lectures in connection with the course in "Negro History," to come to a meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. A. Moody

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommends several books of African American history for teaching.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Dec. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Merle Curti

Atlanta (Ga.) - Asking for his opinion on James H. Peterson so that Du Bois can decide if he is a "good and careful student," and worthy of using some of Du Bois's materials on "Negro Hitsory."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

James Oglethorpe

Atlanta (Ga.) - Handwritten draft of speech about the founder of the state of Georgia and why there is an institution named after him on the Atlanta University campus. The history of the world Oglethorpe was born into and what his contributions to the founding of the United States are outlined. Interesting to note: two distinct styles of handwriting are evident, even on the same page at ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Sept. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Madeline Morgan

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; agreeing to proof read the manuscript on "Negro achievement."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Jan. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Madeline R. Morgan

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that he does not have time to look over hundreds of pages of the manuscript on the "Negro" achievements curriculum.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers