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MS Am 1130

Alcott family. Alcott family letters to Alfred Whitman, 1858-1891: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1130
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Alcott family.
Title: Alcott family letters to Alfred Whitman,
Date(s): 1858-1891.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from the Alcott family of Concord, Massachusetts to Alfred Whitman and other materials.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

41-112. Manuscripts purchased with funds from the Friends of the Library from Mrs. Meriel W. Chapman; received: 1941 June 6. ; copies [items (69) and (70)], gift 1956.
44M-289. Item (68) gift of Miss Elizabeth Crumby, Waterville, New York; received: 1945 February 24.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Alcott Family Letters to Alfred Whitman, 1858-1891 (MS Am 1130). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

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Scope and Contents

Letters from the Alcott family of Concord, Mass. to Alfred Whitman from 1856 to 1891. . Also includes miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Whitman and an autograph manuscript by the writer Louisa May Alcott: Mrs. Jarley [a monologue]. Includes letters to Alfred Whitman from Louisa May Alcott, Abigail May Alcott Nieriker, Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt, Anna M. Pratt, and John Bridge Pratt.

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