Letters, 1925-1934, to and from James Branch Cabell of "Dumbarton Grange," Dumbarton, Va. and Richmond, Va. and while at "Cayford Cottage," Mountain Lake, Va. Correspondents include Sydney S. Alberts (concerning Beyond Life and The White Robe), R. H. Barlow (concerning Special Delivery, Smirt, and the gift of two pewter animals), [?] Hills (concerning the negative effect of newspaper experience on writing), Allen Lucy (concerning the production by the Palo Alto Community Players of The Jewel Merchants and his recommendation that Simon's Hour not be dramatized) and Marguerite M. Mulligan (concerning the forged play, Poor Jack). There is also a printed copy of the forged play in the collection.
Addition 1994.17 (filed with above):
An addition to the collection is a 1956 Christmas card sent by James Branch Cabell and Margaret Freeman Cabell.
Addition 1991.28 (filed with above):
ALS From I. R. Brussel to P. Molsted (Brussel, the author of Cabell bibliography); and James Branch Cabell TLS to W. W. Rosenbauer, 5 Feb. 1927, regarding autographed editions of his works.
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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 (III), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/279 Accessed August 04, 2020.