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Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: April 14, 1879-May 5, 1958

James Branch Cabell (1879-1958), American author of works of fiction and non-fiction, including novels, comedies, short stories, essays, poetry, and writings on genealogy.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Beer family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 73
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Beer family. Extensive files of correspondence and papers for family members from the 1850s through the 1980s detail the lives and activities of such family members as William Collins Beer, a lobbyist for J.P. Morgan and Company, International Harvester Company, and the government of Italy, and a close friend of Mark Hanna; Thomas Beer, a...
Dates: 1740-1981, bulk 1827-1981

James Branch Cabell collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 566
Overview: The collection contains letters, manuscripts, and printed material related to the life and work of James Branch Cabell. The letters in Series I were written by Cabell to his publishers, literary collaborator, and colleagues; in most cases the folders include carbon copies of responses sent back to Cabell. Writings in Series II are typescripts and proofs of several works, and include correspondence related to their publication, as well as designs by John O'Hara Cosgrave for the cover and end...
Dates: 1912-1971, bulk 1927-1954

John Chipman Farrar papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 437
Overview: The John Chipman Farrar Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, personal papers, and printed material relating to the personal and professional life of John Chipman Farrar, and to a lesser degree, his wife Margaret Petherbridge Farrar, between 1916 and 1974. The Papers also document the publishing firms Farrar and Rinehart and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. A number of authors' correspondence and drafts are included in the Papers.
Dates: 1916-1974

Carl Van Vechten Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1050
Overview: The Carl Van Vechten Papers includes correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and albums, and artwork documenting Carl Van Vechten's activities as a writer, photographer, and patron of the arts.
Dates: 1866-1986