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1905 Jan. 21

Crook James W. (James Walter) 1859-1933

Letter from James W. Crook to W. E. B. Du Bois

Amherst (Mass.) - Crook writes after meeting Du Bois in Berlin, Germany through Knowlton, a mutual friend, to request assistance with a sociological study at Amherst College about the local negro population. Du Bois's draft for reply recommends sources for future research and warns Crook of the difficulty in getting survey responses.

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1937 Aug. 30

Fisk University

Letter from Fisk University to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Signed Charles S. Johnson, Director; complaining of difficulties contacting members of the General Education Board; and relaying news from Dr. Park regarding his research in South America for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project.

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1939 May 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois writes John P. Whittaker, explaining the choices he and Mr. Chivers have made for Sociology courses to be taught the following semester.

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1905 Apr. 3

Borgquist, Alvin

Letter from Alvin Borgquist to W. E. B. Du Bois

Worcester (Mass.) - Alvin Borgquist, a graduate student at Clark University, requests information for a study on crying as an expression of emotions, asking "Whether the Negro sheds tears, and if so, under what general conditions."

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1905 Apr. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alvin Borgquist

Responses to Alvin Borgquist of Clark University, requesting information for a study on crying as an expression of emotions amongst African Americans.

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1939 Nov. 20

Humphrey, Willette

Letter from Willette Humphrey to Atlanta University

Memphis (Tenn.) - Humphrey asks for information on research conducted on the "Negro's Contribution to the Field of Sociology."

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1941 Sept. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Luther M. Fuller

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that there currently is no Ph. D. degree offered through the Sociology department at Atlanta University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936

Farley, Edwin L.

Letter from Edwin L. Farley to W. E. B. Du Bois

Ann Arbor (Mich.) - From a sociology graduate student at the University of Michigan. Concerns paper on "the teaching of sociology in the Negro colleges" and search for information pertaining to the contributions of African Americans themselves. Seeks advice, comment, or sources to consult.

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1925 Sept. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Jerome Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for material on sociological aspects of race relations for sociology courses at Yale University.

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1908 Oct. 10

Stone, Alfred Holt, 1870-1955

Letter from Alfred Holt Stone to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Providing positive feedback on the study of economic cooperation for the Carnegie Institute from Carrol D. Wright and others; encloses compensation for printing costs.

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