A Guide to the James Branch Cabell Collection Cabell, James Branch. 5298-aa

A Guide to the James Branch Cabell Collection

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature
Accession number 5298-aa


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
5298-aa
Title
James Branch Cabell Collection 1919-1938
Extent
27 items
Creator
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

James Branch Cabell Collection, Accession 5298-aa, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1993 July 7

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities



Item Listing

Letters
  • James Branch Cabell, Dumbarton Grange, Dumbarton, Virginia, to American author and journalist Benjamin DeCasseres
    1919 Nov 22
    TLS, 1 p.

    acknowledging DeCasseres' praise of his work and returning praise, and hoping that he will read Jurgen"which attempts to carry out the theories of "Beyond Life"

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1919 Dec 6
    TLS, 1 p.

    commenting that DeCasseres' The Shadow-Eateris one of his favorite books and that Jules de Gaultieris unknown to him

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1920 Jan 12
    TLS, 1 p.

    hoping he can "eventually win through Jurgento the bitter end," praising DeCasseres' article on "The Immortality of the Soul," and encouraging "the debut of those ten or twelve unpublished books"

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1920 Apr 2
    TLS, 1 p.

    expressing enjoyment of DeCasseres' Smart Set"Movies" and thanking him for a compliment

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1920 June 28
    TLS, 1 p.

    commenting on his pleasure at reading his article in the "Literary Supplement" of The Evening Post, with AN at bottom

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1922 Aug 26
    TLS, 1 p.

    expressing his pleasure upon receiving the inscribed copy of Chameleon

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1922 Dec 10
    TLS, 1 p.

    declining an offer to do the introduction to The Shadow-Eaterbecause of trying to finish his new book [ The High Place] by the first of the year

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1922 Dec 17
    TLS, 1 p.

    regretfully declining the offer to do the introduction while working on The High Place

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1924 Mar 5
    TLS, 1 p.

    expressing his pleasure at having The Shadow-Eater"in its handsome new dress," and planning to compare the two versions

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1925 Sep 9
    TLS, 1 p.
  • James Branch Cabell, Richmond, Virginia, to Benjamin De Casseres
    1925 Oct 10
    TLS, 1 p.

    expressing profound pleasure in reading Sex in Inhibitia

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1926 Dec 1
    TLS, 1 p.

    thankful for receipt of Portraits on Galvanized Ironand The Boy of Bethlehem

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1928 Feb 16
    TLS, 1 p.

    concerning the latter's proposed essay on Poictesmism

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1928 Aug 29
    TLS, 1 p.

    thanking him for the interesting paper on Poictesmism, and expressing regret in its not being published

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1929 Nov 5
    TLS, 1 p.

    thanking him for The Superman in Americapamphlet

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1930 Apr 10
    TLS, 1 p.

    referring to an essay sent by DeCasseres

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1930 Sep 16
    TLS, 1 p.

    sending his thanks for the "June Thinker"

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1932 Jan 16
    TLS. 1 p.

    saying he will send a copy of These Restless Headsas soon as he has it, and wishing the best for DeCasseres' The Elect and the Damned

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1932 Jan 19
    TLS, 1 p.

    thanking him for "arranging the introduction" between Japanand himself

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1932 Apr 2
    TLS, 1 p.

    concerning his name in a Japanese magazine, and mentioning The Restless Heads

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1932 Apr 8
    TLS, 1 p.

    thanking him for the Japanese article, a criticism of his work

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1934 Feb 27
    TLS, 1 p.

    forwarding a copy of Smirt

  • James Branch Cabellto Benjamin De Casseres
    1936 Apr 24
    TLS, 1 p.

    expressing pleasure at receiving his book The Muse of Lies, and sending a belated copy of Preface to the Past

  • James Branch Cabell, Poynton Lodge, Ophelia, Virginia, to Benjamin De Casseres
    1936 Aug 28
    TLS, 1 p.

    acknowledging receipt of the copy of The Elect and the Damned, which he found on his way through Richmond

  • James Branch Cabell, Richmond, Virginia, to Benjamin De Casseres
    1938 Nov 4
    TLS, 1 p.

    expressing gratitude for the heart-warming letter concerning a comment on Cabell's book

  • Christmas Cards from Priscilla Bradley Cabelland James Branch Cabell
    n.d.
    Cards, 2 items

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Benjamin De Casseres
  • Benjamin DeCasseres
  • James Branch Cabell
  • Jules de Gaultier
  • Priscilla Bradley Cabell