Papers, 1954-1973.


Davis, Joe Lee. Papers, 1954-1973.

Papers, 1954-1973.

The papers chiefly relate to Davis's teaching; the research for and publication of his book, James Branch Cabell (N.Y., Twayne, 1962) including typescript manuscripts, a folder of publishers' permissions, and a photo of Cabell used on the dust jacket; business of the Cabell Society, The Cabellian, and a Modern Language Association seminar on Cabell; and ana. There are manuscripts of several papers and reviews.

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