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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1832 - 1888

Biography

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist.

Citation:
Gulliver, L. Louisa May Alcott, a bibliography ... 1932.

nuc88-133929: Her Hospital sketches [MI] 1863 (hdg. on NNC-T rept.: Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; usage: L.M. Alcott)

Jo's boys, 1983: t.p. (Louisa M. Alcott)

MWA/NAIP files (hdg.: Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; usage: Louisa M. Alcott; author of Little women; author of An old-fashioned girl; author of Little men; author of Hospital sketches; author of Kitty's class-day; author of Moods; author of Aunt Jo's scrap-bag; author of Work; author of Aunt Kipp; author of Eight cousins; author of Psyche's art)

Wikipedia, Dec. 9, 2010 (Louisa May Alcott; b. Nov. 29, 1832 in Germantown (Philadelphia), Pa.; d. Mar. 6, 1888 in Boston, Mass.; American novelist)

Selected letters of Louisa May Alcott, 1995, via WWW, viewed April 20, 2022 (letters signed: Lou, Louy, Louisa, L. M. Alcott, L. M. A.)

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Alcott family papers, 1837-1881

 Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains letters of Louisa's sister, May Alcott Nieriker, and her parents, Abigail May and Bronson Alcott, including a sonnet. Materials dated 1837-1881.

Dates: 1837-1881

John Sewall Pratt Alcott trusteeship petition

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230234046]
Identifier: MSS SC 102
Scope and Contents

Printed petition (1 pages) with typewritten entries in which John S.P. Alcott petitioned to become trustee of that part of the estate bequeathed to Louisa May Alcott's niece, Louisa Ream Nieriker.

Dates: 1910

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

Louisa May Alcott Conference records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225512620]
Identifier: UA 1202
Scope and Contents

Contains a brochure advertising the Alcott Conference, a folder with information given to the conference participants, correspondence about the conference, and other related information.

Dates: 2005

Louisa May Alcott letters, approximately 1862-1888

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

Contains correspondence between Louisa and assorted family, friends, publishers, and others, on personal, family and business matters. Materials dated approximately 1862 to 1888.

Dates: approximately 1862-1888

Louisa May Alcott lithograph, approximately 1886

 Item — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232542891], Folder: 37
Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 1 Sub-Series 3 Item 1
Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy of a lithograph of Louisa May Alcott created by James Notman. Dated approximately 1886.

Dates: approximately 1886

Louisa May Alcott papers, approximately 1840-1989, bulk: 1862-1888

 Series
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 (4 parts). 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 1989...
Dates: approximately 1840-1989; Majority of material found within 1862-1888

Louisa May Alcott portraits, approximately 1886

 Sub-Series
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

Louisa May Alcott writings, approximately 1840-1989, bulk: 1867-1888

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Vault MSS 503 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts of poems, short stories, and novels (including radio adaptations, and other material created by Louisa May Alcott and others between 1840 and 1989 (bulk dated 1867 to 1888).

Dates: approximately 1840-1989; Majority of material found within 1867-1888

Marsha D. Broadway Juvenile Special Collections records, 1994-2010

 Series — Box 2: Series 4; Series 5 [Barcode: 31197233258679], Folder: 3-17
Identifier: MSS 7964 Series 5
Scope and Contents This series contains records pertaining to the Juvenile Literature Special Collections, including records on the development and early history of the repository, collection development statements, and suggestions for authors in preparing papers. Also included are planning materials, correspondence, and the program from the Louisa May Alcott Conference on July 14, 2005. Correspondence and extensive planning records are included for the Lloyd Alexander collection and permananent display, as...
Dates: 1994-2010

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Archival Object 7
Collection 7
 
Subject
Letters 8
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 4
Literature 4
Photocopies 4
Women artists -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 4