A Guide to the Paul C. Nagel Papers, n.d. Nagel, Paul C., Papers M 255

A Guide to the Paul C. Nagel Papers, n.d.

A Collection in
Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library
Collection Number M 255


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Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University
Collection number
M 255
Paul C. Nagel Papers, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
25 linear feet
Paul C. Nagel

Administrative Information


The correspondence files are restricted until 2012 unless the researcher has written permission from Dr. Nagel or his executor.

Use Restrictions


Preferred Citation

Box/folder, Paul C. Nagel Papers, M 255, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University

Acquisition Information

The materials were donated to the Department by Dr. Nagel in insallments beginning in 1987.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1987 and revised in 1989, 1990 and 1992.

Biographical/Historical Information

Paul C. Nagel was a historian.

Scope and Content Information

The collection contains materials relating to Dr. Nagel's professional and literary career including teaching, administration and drafts of his books. The bulk of the collection relates to the development, research and publication of Nagel's work on the Adams and Lee families.



Collection is arranged alphabetically within each series.


Series I--Lecture and Teaching Materials (-)
Series II--Descent from Glory (-)
Series III--Other Papers, Books and Speeches by Nagel (-)
Series IV--Articles by Others sent to PCN (-)
Series V--Reviews (-)
Series VI--Correspondence (-)
Series VII--The Adams Women (-)
Series VIII--George Caleb Bingham (-)
Series IX--Lee Book (-); Restricted Correspondence (-)

Contents List

Series I-Lecture and Teaching Materials
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Series II- Descent from Glory
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Series III-Other Papers, Books, and Speeches by Nagel
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Series IV-Articles People Have Written and Sent to Nagel
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Series V-Reviews
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Series VI-Correspondence
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Series VII--Adams Women
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Series VIII--George Caleb Bingham

Manuscript sources were used in Salt Lake City in March 1988 in the creation of this essay.

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Series IX--Lee Book
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