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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1130.13

Louisa May Alcott additional papers,

Diaries, account books, financial records relating to publishing, and autograph compositions of the writer Louisa May Alcott.

Dates

  • 1849-1887.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

1 collection (1.5 linear feet 2 boxes, 14 volumes))

Collection includes diaries, account books, financial records relating to publishing, and autograph compositions of the Concord (Mass.) writer Louisa May Alcott. Compositions by LMA include: poems; short stories; a novel: Jo's boys; chapters from "unpublished romances"; and fragments of verse and prose.

Biographical / Historical

Louisa May Alcott was an female American author.

Physical Location

MS, b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

59M-309. Manuscripts presented by Mrs. F. Wolsey Pratt, Indian Spring Road, Concord, Mass.; received as deposit, 1960; purchased with the Amy Lowell fund, 1992 June.

Item (18) returned to family, 1991; item (25) returned to family (1991), then returned to Houghton in 1994: ON DEPOSIT.
Title
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Louisa May Alcott additional papers, 1849-1887: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00057

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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