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Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

James R. Branch papers

Identifier: M 213-292
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 27 original letters to Col. Branch from such dignitaries as President Theodore Roosevelt, the Secretary of the Navy, officials at Annapolis, and his immediate family, including James Branch Cabell. The letter-book contains copies of over 500 letters to various individuals.

Dates: 1904-1906

Ballard Hartwell Cabell collection

Identifier: M 213-187
Scope and Contents

This collection includes scrapbooks, memorabilia, and personal items belonging to Cabell.

Dates: 1915-1969

James Branch Cabell collection

Identifier: M 214
Scope and Contents The collection contains James Branch Cabell’s personal papers along with materials by other creators related to Cabell. Cabell corresponded with a number of American and British authors such as H.L. Mencken, Ellen Glasgow, Sinclair Lewis, and Theodore Dreiser, as well as with family, friends, editors and publishers. Other materials of note include his manuscripts with Cabells handwritten edits, his notebooks containing information about his published works along with poems and other...
Dates: 1860-1971

Margaret Freeman Cabell papers

Identifier: M 228
Scope and Contents

The Margaret Waller Freeman Cabell papers date from 1910 to 1982 and consist of papers and memorabilia from the activities of Cabell, James Branch Cabell, Ballard Hartwell Cabell, and other family members. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence between Margaret Freeman Cabell, James Branch Cabell, and their friends, colleagues, and business associates.

Dates: 1910 - 1982

Edgar E. MacDonald papers

Identifier: M 142
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection range from 1654 to 1990 and include correspondence, articles, reviews, drafts of published work, photographs and clippings. The bulk of the material can be found in the 1970- 1980 date range. There is extensive information on James Branch Cabell, Ellen Glasgow and the Edgeworth/Mordecai relationship. Activities of the Ellen Glasgow Society and the Virginia Writer's Club, to a lesser extent, are also documented. Clipping for "Rain" RTD 10/31/24 fragile note...
Dates: 1933-1993

Warren A. McNeill papers

Identifier: M 213-273
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, periodicals, and miscellany relating to McNeill's Cabell studies.

Dates: 1928-1984

Hunter T. Stagg papers

Identifier: M 261
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, notes, typescripts, reviews, bills and miscellaneous materials dating from 1917 to 1981. The bulk of the collection focuses on correspondence throughout the 1920s and 1930s, especially that of James Branch Cabell and Carl Van Vechten (including copies of letters written to Van Vechten from Stagg obtained from Yale University by Edgar MacDonald). Other notable correspondents include: Essie Robeson (wife of Paul Robeson, see 3.5), Marjorie K. Rawlings,...
Dates: 1917 - 1981