• Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to H. P. Osborne

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

    Enclosing a list of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"'s "West Indian subjects" and requesting he add to and/or comment thereon.

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  • Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Phelps-Stokes Fund

    Thanking him for his recently-received list of "Encyclopedia of the Negro" subjects; encouraging the scope of his current work thereon; enclosing a letter to Madison Bentley at the Library of Congress…

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  • Letter from Rosalie A. Malone to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Malone, Rosalie A, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

    On behalf of Anson Phelps Stokes, requesting that he meet himself and Guy Benton Johnson in Stokes's office on August 23, and relaying his "tremendous interest" in Du Bois's recently released "Black F…

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  • Reason for an Encyclopedia of the Negro

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

    Describing the aims, scope, and eminent timeliness of the proposed "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

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  • A list of twenty-three out of a possible forty biographies of great men of Negro blood, and others

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

    Listing the names of twenty-three individuals whose biographies are to be included in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro," as "great men of Negro blood."

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  • Letter from James Weldon Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Describing his recent ill health but pledging to be present at the forthcoming Board Meeting, to be held in Atlanta, on April 24.

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

    Latimer, Catherine, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, New York Public Library135th Street Branch

    Thanking him for his recent letter describing his meeting with Dr. Hauser (mums312-b079-i077); reporting on her work on the Encyclopedia and the bibliographical compilation she is working on for said…

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. R. Moton

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940

    Concerns status of "Encyclopedia" project.

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  • Letter from James H. Robinson to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

    Expressing his interest in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project and outlining some possible articles he might contribute thereto, in the subjects of social work, vocational education, and migration…

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  • Letter from Jane E. Hunter to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Hunter, Jane Edna, 1882-1971, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Accepting Du Bois's invitation to write an article on social service for the proposed "Encyclopedia of the Negro". Written on the letterhead of the Phillis Wheatley Association.

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  • Letter from Frank Boas to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Boas, Franz, 1858-1942, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Expressing his interest in the proposed "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project but regretting he cannot contribute thereto: "my time is so fully taken up, and at my age I ought not to take over anything…

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  • Letter from J. Leonard Farmer to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

    Regarding Farmer's interest in writing an article for the Encyclopedia of the Negro.

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  • Letter from C. W. Buggs to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

    Expressing his interest the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project; assuring "I will co-operate to my fullest ability"; and tentatively offering to contribute thereto an article on "The Negro in the Biol…

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  • Letter from Wilberforce University to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Wilberforce University, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Dunlap, Mollie E

    Signed Mollie E. Dunlap, Librarian; in answer to his query, attaching a list of persons "possessing the best collections of Negro literature"; offering to be of further assistance if she can; and wish…

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  • Report to Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois of expenditures during the summer of 1936

    Shields, W. A

    Listing W. E. B. Du Bois's "Encyclopedia" and "petty cash" expenses for the summer of 1936, totalling $33.20 and $60.00 respectively.

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  • Letter from Truman K. Gibson to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

    Concerning Giles's interest in participating in the Encyclopedia of the Negro project.

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  • Letter from Waldo G. Leland to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Leland, Waldo Gifford, 1879-1966, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, American Council of Learned Societies

    Acknowledging receipt of the preparatory volume to the Encyclopedia of the Negro, an "exceedingly fine piece of work," and hoping scholars worldwide recognize its tremendous "intrinsic value."

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pauline Young

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

    Confirming receipt of her recent telephone messages and arranging to meet on Saturday afternoon to discuss the scope and terms of her assistance in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project.

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  • Letter from Rayford W. Logan to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Enclosing, for his interest, a letter from Dr. Otto Neuberger concerning the Encyclopedia of the Negro, and suggesting that the man is "at least worth seeing."

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  • Letter from Diedrich Westermann to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Westermann, Diedrich, 1875-1956, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Offering his comments and suggestions on the tentative subject list for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro." Retyped copy of mums312-b090-i069.

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