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The Watchman by Davis Grubb


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Grubb, Davis, 1919-1980

Davis Grubb was an American novelist and storywriter. His first novel, The Night of the Hunter, was an immediate best-seller, and the film version is considered a classic.

The collection consists of both the final, corrected draft and the corrected carbon of the final draft of The Watchman, a novel by Grubb.

Published under same title (New York: Scribner, 1961)

Gift of the author. AM18054

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Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

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Access Restrictions

Open for research/

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Collection Inventory

Final Corrected Draft, 1961. 20 folders.
Physical Description

20 folders

Corrected Carbon of Final Draft, 1961. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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