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Forbes, Esther, 1891-1967
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Esther Forbes "Paradise" Collection
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.5 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1


Consists of a late draft of Paradise (1937), a novel by American author Esther Forbes.

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of "about the third draft" of Forbes's novel Paradise, which was published in 1937 and is set in New England during the time of King Philip's War.

Collection Creator Biography:

Forbes, Esther, 1891-1967

Esther Forbes was an American novelist and children's writer who won the Pulitzer Prize for History for her biography (1942) of Paul Revere and the Newbery Medal (1944) for Johnny Tremain.

Collection History

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Esther Forbes "Paradise" Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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