Gallery view

1937 Mar. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Georgia Association of Negro Colleges and Secondary Schools

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to B. T. Harvey; commenting on the proposed amendments to the education bill at hand; providing his interpretation of its regulation of state funds; and suggesting the existence of possible typographical errors therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 7

Morton, Ruth

Letter from Ruth A. Morton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerns issue of accepting a position as director of an African American school in Alabama. Describes her background and views and seeks advice.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 17

United States . Office of Education

Letter from United States Office of Education to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Ambrose Caliver, Senior Specialist in the Education of Negroes; in response to his query (mums312-b108-i228) regretting the office has no exact records on the accreditation carried out by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary School and suggesting he write J. Henry Highsmith, and/or L. S. Cozart.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 5

Crisis (Firm)

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the goals and scope of the magazine's forthcoming Education number and requesting for that purpose that recipients relay facts concerning enrolment and graduation statistics on African American students in the U.S.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to West Virginia State College

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Harry Greene; thanking him for the copy of "Holders of Doctorates among American Negroes" and congratulating him upon his "industry."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 July 15

Maxey, George

Letter from George W. Maxey to W. E. B. Du Bois

Scranton (Pa.) - Expresses admiration for Du Bois's article "Does the Negro Need Separate Schools?" from the "Journal of Negro Education." Written on letterhead of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 5

Crisis (Firm)

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - A fragment of the circular (see mums312-b168-i358) seeking data for the "Crisis"'s upcoming Education number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Jan. 31

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Los Angeles City Schools

Atlanta (Ga.) - To Assistant Supervisor of Attendance. Concerns proposed new position in the Superintendent's office that would be involved with Negro students. Lays out issues of personnel and philosophy necessary to consider in order to determine the effectiveness of such a position.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 May 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to A. Wilberforce Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for the photo enclosed in his recent letter, and returning the check therewith -- "the 'Crisis' never receives pay for news articles" -- and requesting that the picture's subject send the names of "all other colored persons graduating from the University of Chicago this year."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Southern Education Foundation

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Arthur P. Wright; seeking "the facts" concerning the accreditation of "Negro high schools and colleges"; "I would like to know if possible the steps that lead up to the present arrangement." Copies of same also sent to the General Education Board and the U.S. Office of Education.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers