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Louisa May Alcott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 503
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed correspondence of Louisa May Alcott and her sister, May Alcott Nieriker and various other family members and writers. The letters are of both a private and professional nature, and discuss social engagements, familial affairs, writing schedules, and upcoming publications. Also included are two portraits, a sound recording with transcript of a radio adaptation of "Little Women," the poem recording with transcript of a radio adaption of "Little Women," the poem "Lines to a...
Dates: 1862-1888

Paul W. Belcher novel manuscript

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3924
Scope and Contents Collection includes the original manuscript and a photocopy of Paul W. Belcher's novel, The Cruise of the Petrel. The manuscript is the fourth draft of the work. It is handwritten on lined paper, hand illustrated, has ten chapters, and is one hundred-forty pages in length. The story is about three boys, Jack, Paul, and Dick, who build a yacht and go on an adventure in the Great Salt Lake. They find radium on a mysterious island. There is also a love story that develops throughout the...
Dates: 1900

The Black Wheel

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 393
Scope and Contents Galley proofs and pasted proofs with handwritten corrections of two novels by Merritt. "The Black Wheel" was completed by Hannes Bok (1914-1964), an American author and illustrator, after the death of Merritt. The book was published in 1948. Also included are proofs of "The Fox Woman" by Merritt, which was published in 1946.
Dates: 1940-1948

The country editor

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 544
Scope and Contents Typewritten, signed draft of the article "The Country Editor" as submitted by White to "Harper's" magazine. Also included is the printed article in the magazine. The draft has editorial changes made in White's own hand. The article is about life in small towns in America and the impact the newspaper editor there has on the communiaty.
Dates: 1915

Dorita : a little Maya girl

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2746
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten drafts of a story of a little girl. The story is about a real person but seems to have fictional elements in it. Also included are correspondence. Most of these items deal with Rhoads' attempts to get the story published.
Dates: 1939-1967

Vardis Fisher plays

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1346
Scope and Contents Typewritten copies of five original plays averaging 25 pages each. The items include: "Voices of Spring," "Dream Shadow," "In the Valley of the Stars," "Ersatz Marriages," and "Comedy of Errors."
Dates: 1960

Howard C. Gardiner papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 181
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, handwritten book drafts, ledgers, an article, and sermons by John David Gardiner, Howard's father. The drafts relate to Howard Gardiner's book "The Story of a California Pioneer," later published as "In Pursuit of the Golden Dream."
Dates: 1814-1896

I talk about my children

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2734
Scope and Contents Typewritten book draft with handwritten corrections. Stewart writes about raising her children. Also included are photocopies of entries from numerous national and international biographical dictionaries and directories which list Stewart.
Dates: approximately 1975

Just another love story

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1693
Scope and Contents Galley proofs and typewritten preliminary versons or drafts of the novel, "Just another Love Story."
Dates: approximately 1980

David H. Keller short stories

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 389
Scope and Contents Typewritten short stories in five volumes which entail six stories. One of the items is a handwritten draft of the story "Stenographer's Hands." The stories are: "The White City," "Unto Us a Child is Born," "The Growing Wall," "The Time Projector," and "Lillith's Left Hand."
Dates: 1931-1942

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