Collection concerning James Branch Cabell who was a student at the College of William and Mary, 1894-1898. Includes biographical material, pictures, essays from the American Spectator, short stories (in magazines), essays (in magazines), clippings of reviews by Cabell, reviews of works by or about Cabell, book jackets of books by or about Cabell and clippings from periodicals and newspapers concerning Cabell. The collection also includes his first novel, The Eagle's Shadow. The inventory for this collection is available in the finding aid/inventory section below.
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Born in Richmond in 1879. Graduated from William and Mary. Worked as newspaperman and as a mining company employee. Wrote over fifty volumes including the suppressed work, Jurgen. Died in 1958. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
James Branch Cabell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/278 Accessed January 29, 2020.