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Stern, Madeleine B., 1912-2007



Madeleine B. Stern (1912-2007) was a rare-book dealer and biographer in New York.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Louisa May Alcott letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3681
Scope and Contents

Letter written to Mr. Higginson declining his offer to contribute articles to a publication. Letter dated July 4th, but with no year.

Dates: date of production not identified

Madeleine B. Stern papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1486
Abstract The collection consists of Stern’s research and manuscript files including correspondence, photographs and photocopies, research notes, drafts and proofs, periodicals, etc., documenting her career between 1944 and 1998 as a biographer of assorted figures and aspects of 19th century American life and literature, most notably Louisa May Alcott, Margaret Fuller, feminists, Sherlock Holmes, phrenology and its founders, etc. It contains original manuscripts and printer’s proofs of such works as...
Dates: 1944-1998

Madeleine B. Stern papers on Louisa May Alcott

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3953
Scope and Contents Contains 1) Manuscript of A Double Life: Unknown Thrillers by Louisa May Alcott, with an introduction by Madeline B. Stern, with editing comments. The Double Life reprints five stories written by Louisa May Alcott and published anonymously in nineteenth-century newspapers and magazines. The stories are A Pair of Eyes; or, Modern Magic; The Fate of the Forrests; A Double Tragedy; Ariel; and Taming a Tartar. Taming a Tartar is not in manuscript format--it has been photocopied and attached to...
Dates: approximately 1987

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Letters 2
Manuscripts, American 2
American literature -- 19th century -- Bibliography 1
Antiquarian booksellers 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1