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Ola Elizabeth Winslow Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0633

Scope and Contents

The papers of Ola Elizabeth Winslow contain a record of her literary writings. They include preliminary research for and draft copies of her book A destroying angel as well as drafts of her other writings. Included are page proofs, newspaper clippings, draft manuscripts, and typescripts.


  • Creation: 1960s-1970s


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Ola Elizabeth Winslow was an American author and educator who was born in Grant City, Missouri, in 1885(?) and died in Damariscotta, Maine, in 1977. She was a highly-regarded expert in the field of Colonial religious history. In addition to her biography of Jonathan Edwards, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1941, she wrote many other historical and biographical works. She was a professor of English at Wellesley College until her retirement in 1950.


6 linear feet (6 boxes)

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States