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"American Beauty" research notes

MS-888
 Collection
Identifier: MS-888
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.

Dates

  • 1931

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Edna Ferber (1885-1968), writer and playwright. The collection contains research notes for her book "American Beauty" which was published in 1931.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA