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1936 Mar. 31

Latimer, Catherine

Letter from Catherine Latimer to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to his query regarding educated West Indians who might be disposed to help formulate a list of West Indian subjects to be treated in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" (mums312-b079-i082), and, as requested in that same letter, providing an update on the status of her process on the project.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking her for her recent letter (mums312-b079-i083), regarding West Indians who might help in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, and reporting on her own progress working thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 6

University of Western Ontario

Letter from University of Western Ontario to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (Ont.) - Signed Fred Landon, Librarian; in answer to his query, describing the wealth of information "on the Negro in Canada" available at the University library, and within his own personal collection.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 6

Latimer, Catherine

Letter from Catherine Latimer to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Writing to relay the Kingston, Jamaica address of Mr. Frank Cundall, librarian of the National Institute, and asking if he has found anyone "to make a subject list on Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 7

Tol, Hendrika

Letter from Hendrika Tol to W. E. B. Du Bois

Maryville (Tenn.) - Thanking him, on behalf of the East Tennessee Interracial Commission, for tentatively agreeing to speak at the annual conference, and regretting that the public library's formal dedication has been postponed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to University of Western Ontario

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Fred Landon; thanking him for his informative letter of April 6 regarding the availability of library materials on "the Negro in Canada" (mums312-b080-i451).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Catherine Latimer

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing recent correspondence with Domingo regarding a Herman P. Obsborne and asking that she look him up and make sure he is "all right"; and clarifying, "what I want is not simply a list of distinguished West Indians, dead and living, but a list of historical events, places, institutions and social conditions."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 10

Tuskegee Institute . Hollis Burke Frissell Library

Letter from Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskegee (Ala.) - Signed Miss Bertie L. Sewell; in response to his query (mums312-b080-i356), referring him to a Washington Evening Star article entitled "Race Data Ready," as well as Daniel S. Murray's "Historical Encyclopedia by Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 17

Tol, Hendrika

Letter from Hendrika Tol to W. E. B. Du Bois

Maryville (Tenn.) - Thanking him for the books he sent to the library: "they have been so popular that I had been wondering where we could get others ones"; and hoping to see him when she visits Atlanta for the Interracial Conference, to be held May 1-3.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 23

Porter, Dorothy

Letter from Dorothy Porter to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Noting that her study, "Library Sources for the Study of Negro Life," has now been published in the "Journal of Negro Education"; offering to furnish additional information thereon; and describing the "few private libraries containing good materials on the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers