Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1919-1932.


Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1919-1932.

Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1919-1932.

The papers include two letters 1924 October 3 and 1926 May 10 from Elinor Hoyt Wylie in which Wylie thanks Cabell for a book and inscription; two leaves from corrected proofs of Jurgen; five letters, n.d., from Frances Newman in which she discusses family news, her illnesses and travels, and her book The Hard Boiled Virgin; and a clipping from the Atlanta Journal, 1932 October 16, in which Cabell, featured in the story, discusses Frances Newman.

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