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Women authors

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter fragment

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330158]
Identifier: MSS SC 3076
Scope and Contents

Last three pages of a letter signed by Helen Hunt, beginning with page 3. Mentions improbability of finding a purchaser for a rundown farm, and her desire for as many east- and west-facing rooms as possible in a new house. Pages not dated, but may postdate death of her first husband, Edward Hunt, in 1863.

Dates: 1830-1885

Letters, portraits, lists, envelopes, 1894-1895

 Item — Box 9: [Barcode: 31197233283214], Folder: 11-12
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten and signed letters, dated 28 Oct. 1894 and 24 Jan. 1895, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth. Burnham responds to questions related to her life and publications. Also included are the envelopes in which the letters were sent, three portraits of Burnham clipped from magazines, a biography of her cut from a newspaper, and a printed list of Burnham's books.

Dates: 1894-1895

Louisa May Alcott papers, approximately 1840-1947, bulk: 1862-1888

Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence with family, friends, and others about Louisa May Alcott's writing and publishing work, daily life, family events and struggles, housing and finances, travel, etc. Writings include two poems, two short stories, and manuscript fragments of two novels, as well as a radio adaptation of "Little Women" from 1947. Also includes a cancelled check signed by Alcott, and two photocopies of portraits made near the end of Alcott's life. Materials dated approximately 1840 to 1947...
Dates: approximately 1840-1947; Majority of material found within 1862-1888

Louisa May Alcott portraits, approximately 1886

Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains a lithograph and photograph, both photocopies, of Louisa May Alcott, by James Notman. Dated approximately 1886.

Dates: approximately 1886