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Louisa May Alcott collection of papers

Title
Louisa May Alcott collection of papers, 1865-1884.
Author
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS AlcottSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
27 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Previous owners include Edward S. Adams, Lydia Stowe Adams, Sophia Ford, W. T. H. Howe, G. J. Whittlesbury, and the American Play Company.
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Alcott
Author
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
Title
Louisa May Alcott collection of papers, 1865-1884.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence by the author, and legal documents. The manuscripts include essays, stories, and poems in holograph, as well as a manuscript copied in Anna Alcott Pratt's hand. The correspondence, dating from 1865 to 1884, includes letters from the author to Edward Henry and Bertie Barton, Moncure Daniel Conway, Dean Grey, Mary Elizabeth Channing Higginson, and others.
Biography
Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, short-story writer, and poet.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Barton, Edward Henry.
Barton, Bertie.
Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907.
Grey, Dean.
Higginson, Mary Elizabeth Channing.
Pratt, Anna Bronson Alcott, 1831-1893.
Adams, Edward S.. Former owner
Adams, Lydia Stowe. Former owner
Ford, Sophia, 1802-1885.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Whittlesbury, G. J.. Former owner
American Play Company. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Alcott
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