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MS Am 1130.4

Alcott family. Alcott family papers, 1830-1888: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1130.4
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Alcott family.
Title: Alcott family papers,
Date(s): 1830-1888.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: 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.

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.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Alcott Family Papers, 1830-1888 (MS Am 1130.4). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

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.

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