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1928 Mar. 14

Jordan, Viola

Letter from Viola A. Jordan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Concerning a request for Du Bois' opinion of the future of African American Literature.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 June 5

Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to Oliver La Farge

Cleveland (Ohio) - Gladly accepting his invitation to serve on the Du Bois Literary Prize Advisory Board, offered in mums312-b057-i514, and hoping to "thereby lend aid and encouragement to worthy and aspiring authors."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Douglass National Bank of Chicago

New York (N.Y.) - Asking if his bank, The Douglas National Bank of Chicago, would be interested in contributing towards literary prizes to be offered by The Crisis. Addressed to the president of the bank, Anthony Overton.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Apr. 19

Dessak, Ann

Letter from Ann J. Dessak to the editor of The Crisis

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning a request for sources for a thesis on " The Negro Writer and His Writings".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Woman's Study Club

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Maria W. Black; in answer to her query (expressed in mums312-b057-i133), enclosing a list of "books on the Negro problem."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Oct. 16

Shepard, Robert H. W.

Letter from Robert H. W. Shepard to W. E. B. Du Bois

Hampton (Va.) - Concerning a request for assistance investigating literature by and for African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Nov. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel May Ray

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning suggestions for a High School girls study club of "Negro literature"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 21

Women's Study Club

Letter from the Woman's Study Club to the Editor of the Crisis

Zanesville (Ohio) - Signed Maria W. Black; requesting that he send a list "of Negro authors and their works."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 3

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Memo from Walter White regarding the compilation of a "bibliography of books by American Negro writers" being assembled by Mrs. Catherine A. Latimer at the N.Y. Public Library, and requesting specially titles that have been translated and published in other countries.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb. 18

Phillips, Robert Ethel

Letter from Robert Ethel Phillips to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request to use books on African American literature for a lecture series Phillips is conducting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers