Alcott family papers
A portion of the family papers (both letters and compositions) of the Alcott family of Concord, Mass. Includes papers of the writer Louisa May Alcott, her father Amos Bronson Alcott, and numerous other Alcott family members.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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Extent.3 linear feet (1 box)
A portion of the family papers (letters, poems, and other compositions) of the Alcott family of Concord, Mass. Includes papers of the writer Louisa May Alcott and her father, Amos Bronson Alcott, the New England transcendentalist. Also includes letters to and from Alcott family members: Abigail May Alcott, Elizabeth Sewall Alcott, Abigail May Alcott Nieriker, Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt, and others.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
99M-24. Purchased with funds of the Friends of the Library Howe Fund from Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940 January 5.
Recataloged from: MS Am 10F.
- Alcott family. Alcott family papers, 1830-1888: Guide.
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