Manuscript Collection

George Washington Cable: A Biographical and Critical Study - Accession 1326 - M661(715)

Title

George Washington Cable: A Biographical and Critical Study - Accession 1326 - M661(715)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1326 - M661 (715)

Inclusive Dates

1947

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

19 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a booklet titled, George Washington Cable: A Biographical And Critical Study: A Summary Of A Thesis Presented To The Faculty Of The Graduate School Of Vanderbilt University In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy For The Department Of English In 1944 By Griffith Thompson Pugh printed in Nashville, TN as a private edition, distributed by The Joint University Libraries in 1947. George Washington Cable was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in his native Louisiana as well as his sympathy for civil rights and opposition towards the harsh racism of the era and his friendship with Mark Twain.

Provenance

Transferred from Special Collections.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

George Washington Cable: A Biographical and Critical Study - Accession 1326 - M661(715)

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