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Haverford College
Quaker and Special Collections
L. Hollingsworth Wood Papers, 1903-1953

Ms. Coll. 1175
(81 boxes)

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  • ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF NEGRO LIFE AND HISTORY
  • BLACK EDUCATION

ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF NEGRO LIFE AND HISTORY (Box 10)

Background: The Association began in 1915. They published the "Journal of Negro History." Wood was elected to the Executive Council in 1917. He is listed on letterhead as a member of same for 1917-1920.

I. ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF NEGRO LIFE AND HISTORY - Correspondence with Carter G. Woodson, 1917-1922. [2 folders in Box 10]

Notes on contents: letters, constitution, printed pamphlet, brochures.

Correspondence of Wood with Woodson, editor of "The Journal of Negro History." Letters discuss need for the journal, increasing its circulation, financial problems of publishing, proposed NAACP history of black soldiers in WWI [Woodson asked by DuBois to be an editor on this multi-volume project, Woodson refuses (Nov. 23, 1918); memorandum of correspondence of DuBois with Emmett J. Scott re: Scott's proposed history]. Includes letter of W. E. B. DuBois, Oswald Garrison Villard.

  1. Correspondence with Carter G. Woodson, 1917.
  2. Correspondence with Carter G. Woodson, 1918-1922.

BLACK EDUCATION (Box 10)

I. BLACK EDUCATION - correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, 1914-1924. [1 folder in Box 10]

Notes on contents: letters, pamphlets, brochures. Letters with accompanying literature from black educational institutions. [Wood's folder title "Negro Schools"].


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