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MS Am 1395

Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. James Branch Cabell letters to Ivan Somerville, 1927-1928: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 1395
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958.
Title: James Branch Cabell letters to Ivan Somerville,
Date(s): 1927-1928.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of the American author James Branch Cabell to Ivan Somerville.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

55M-87. Purchased with the Morris Gray fund; received: 1955 December 19.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James Branch Cabell Letters to Ivan Somerville, 1927-1928 (MS Am 1395). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

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.

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