Letters from Virginians [manuscript], 1917-1960.


Letters from Virginians [manuscript], 1917-1960.

Collection contains a form letter from Westmoreland Davis thanking L. A. Futh for his support in the Democratic Primary in 1917, and enclosing a postal card asking for names of other Democrats in his neighborhood. Collection also contains an undated receipt from James Branch Cabell to the purchaser of two of his genealogies of the Branch family. Collection also contains a letter from Eudora Ramsay Richardson to Nellie Shackleford Smith regarding the Federal Writers' Project and referring her to the county worker Lucille Jayne. Collection also contains a letter from Fred G. Pollard to James B. Walthall, 1959 July 6, seeking his support in the Democratic Primary for the House of Delegates and announcing his opposition to public school integration. Collection also contains a letter from Margaret Freeman Cabell to James B. Walthall, 1960 May 15 soliciting funds for the Confederate Memorial Chapel restoration and enclosing a leaflet of "Questions and answers concerning the Restoration of the Confederate Memorial Chapel."

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Futh, L. A.,

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Pollard, Fred G., 1918-

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Virginia Writers' Project

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Confederate Memorial Chapel.

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Jayne, Lucille.

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Richardson, Eudora Ramsay, 1892-1973

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Cabell, Margaret Freeman, -1983

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Margaret Waller Freeman Cabell (1894-1983), an interior decorator and a supporter of the arts in Richmond, Virginia, was the second wife of writer James Branch Cabell (1879-1958). Born in Richmond in 1894, her family lived for a brief time on the 100 block of North Linden Street directly across the street from what would some 70 years later the James Branch Cabell Library at Virginia Commonwealth University. She was a graduate of Miss Jennie Ellett's School (now St. Catherine's School). In the 1...

Walthall, James B.,

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Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958

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Richmond author James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) is best known for his controversial Jurgen (1919), one of several ironic fantasies he wrote that took place in the mythical medieval world of Poictesme (Pwa- tem). Jurgen, laced with erotic overtones, was considered pornographic by some, and a trial over its content brought the reclusive writer national fame. Throughout the 1920s, Cabell was highly regarded by his literary peers -- H.L. Mencken, Sinclair Lewis, and others praised his works. His med...

Davis, Westmoreland, 1859-1942

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Virginia governor. From the description of Papers of Westmoreland Davis, 1877-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959797 Governor of Virginia and president and publisher of the Southern Planter. From the description of Papers of Westmoreland Davis [manuscript] 1905-1920. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647936101 From the description of Papers of Westmoreland Davis [manuscript] 1889-1942. (University of Virginia). WorldCat ...

Smith, Nellie Shackleford,

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