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MS Am 1130.13

Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Louisa May Alcott additional papers, 1849-1887: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: MS, b
Call No.: MS Am 1130.13
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
Title: Louisa May Alcott additional papers,
Date(s): 1849-1887.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.5 linear feet 2 boxes, 14 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Diaries, account books, financial records relating to publishing, and autograph compositions of the writer Louisa May Alcott.

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.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Louisa May Alcott Additional Papers, 1849-1887 (MS Am 1130.13): Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Louisa May Alcott was an female American author.

Scope and Contents

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 Compositions by LMA include: poems; short stories; a novel: Jo's boys; chapters from "unpublished romances"; and fragments of verse and prose.

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