Correspondence of various contributors to the editors of this Washington and Lee University Literary magazine [manuscript] 1950-60.

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Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. Correspondence of various contributors to the editors of this Washington and Lee University Literary magazine [manuscript] 1950-60.

Correspondence of various contributors to the editors of this Washington and Lee University Literary magazine [manuscript] 1950-60.

Correspondents incl.: James Branch Cabell, Edward Estlin Cummings, Donald Davidson, August William Derleth, Thomas Stearns Eliot, William Faulkner, Wyndham Lewis, Andrew Nelson Lyttle, Carson Smith McCullers, Marianne Craig Moore, Merrill Moore, Flannery O'Conner, Katherine Anne Porter, John Crowe Ransom, Allen John Orley Tate, Caroline Gordon Tate, William Carlos Williams and Stark Young.

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