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Louisa May Alcott letter to Miss Smith, approximately 1878 December 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 13

Scope and Contents

Contains a letter from Louisa May Alcott to a Miss Smith, in which she thanks an unknown friend for a gift of pressed ferns which she will use to "garland the pictures of my dear mother & the home of the absent sister far away in France." Ink autograph lettercard. This note is unknown to the Calendar of Alcott Letters. Dated December 25, approximately 1878.


  • approximately 1878 December 25

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Originals restricted. Photocopies available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright of this collection rests with the Estate of Theresa W. Pratt and the Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish any item in its entirety must be obtained from Reference Services at


1 sheet (2 pages) ; 9 x 11 cm

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File-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copy of recording available for use in the Reading Room.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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