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Letter from George W. Jacobs & Co. to W. E. B. Du Bois

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Title:
Letter from George W. Jacobs & Co. to W. E. B. Du Bois
Description:
Signed by Ellis P. Olberholtzer, editor, giving Du Bois the terms of the contract for a volume in the "American Crisis Biographies" series on Frederick Douglass and discussing the merits and flaws of existing works on Douglass and the Underground Railroad. Du Bois notes for response that he will be glad to write the biography.
Recipient:
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Creator:
Oberholtzer, Ellis Paxson, 1868-1936
Creator:
George W. Jacobs & Co.
Date:
1903
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 003 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers
Series:
Series 1A. General Correspondence
Series 1. Correspondence
Subjects:
Bio-bibliography
American Crisis Biographies
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Extent:
3 p.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
All rights for this document are held by the David Graham Du Bois Trust. Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.
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Place of origin:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums312-b003-i103