"American Beauty" research notes
The collection consists of Ferber's research notes for her book "American Beauty" which was first published in 1931. Set in the Housatonic region of Connecticut, the story, spanning the years 1700 to 1930, relates the steady decline of the Oakes family and their property, as well as their tense relations with Polish immigrants.
- Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Language of Materials
Edna Ferber (1885-1968), writer and playwright. The collection contains research notes for her book "American Beauty" which was published in 1931.
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