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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1395

James Branch Cabell letters to Ivan Somerville

Overview

Letters of the American author James Branch Cabell to Ivan Somerville.

Dates

  • 1927-1928

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Typescript letters to Ivan Somerville, together with letters from William Dana Orcutt to Somerville and copies of related correspondence concerning the publishing of Cabell's works.

Biographical / Historical

Cabell was a 20th-century American author famous for his novel Figures of earth.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

55M-87. Purchased with the Morris Gray fund; received: 1955 December 19.
Title
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. James Branch Cabell letters to Ivan Somerville, 1927-1928: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01152

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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