Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1919-1954.

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Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1919-1954.

Papers of James Branch Cabell, 1919-1954.

The collection contains 46 letters from Joseph Hergesheimer to Cabell, two letters from Dorothy Hergesheimer, two obituaries of Joseph Hergesheimer, and two scrapbooks, 1922-1923, and 1927-1928 containing clippings about Cabell's books and letters from authors, publishers and admirers. The "Jurgen" obscenity trial is a topic. The collection also contains a sketch by cartoonist Ryan Walker. Correspondents include May Lamberton Becker, John Peale Bishop, Edwin Björkman, Franz Blei, Thomas Caldecot Chubb, Frank Crowinshield, Aleister Crowley, Benjamin De Casseres, Charles Judson Dutton, Lewis Galantiere, Glenn Garrard, Alfred F. Goldsmith, Emily Grant Hutchings, Edgar Jepson, George T. Keating, Sinclair Lewis, John Macy, Robert Medill McBride, Elizabeth McCausland, Virginia MacFayden, Isabel Paterson, Burton Rascoe, Ben Ray Redman, Joseph Twadell Shipley, Louis Untermeyer, Carl Van Doren, Harold Ward, A.L.S. Wood, and Ryan Walker.

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