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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

Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 826
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters sent to Barton Orville Aylesworth in response to his inquiries. Aylesworth asked these writers of both fiction and factual books to tell him about themselves and about their writings. The replies were mostly short, autobiographical, and often included lists of publications. The letters were usually hand-written and were signed by the authors. Most of the authors sent only one letter, but several sent two, including Bliss Perry (1860-1954), William Wetmore...
Dates: 1877-1906, 1894-1895

Battle hymn of the republic

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 537
Scope and Contents Printed item commemorating the founding of the New England Women's Club. The item was hand addressed to Mrs. Mary J. Judah and signed by the president of the club, Julia Ward Howe, in November 1892. The item includes all five verses of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and an account by Mrs. Howe of how she came to write the poem.
Dates: 1892

J. Ross Browne letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 648
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter to a colleague thanking him for tickets to a lecture.
Dates: 1868

Henry A. Boller diaries and papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 652
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and diaries by Boller and his wife, Mary. The diaries discuss personal affairs. The letters deal with both personal and professional issues and document the literary career of Mary Boller.
Dates: 1862-1913

Byrl Brown Dorland newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2182
Scope and Contents Photocopies of newspaper clippings. The items are either by Dorland or about her and her work. Some of the materials deal with Dorland's interest in the career and grave of the American writer, Washington Irving (1783-1859).
Dates: 1979-1983

Suzan Noguchi Swain Firmage autobiography

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1089
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. SuZan was born in Colorado to Japanese parents. She married Ralph B. Swain in 1938 and has two boys. Mr. Swain was an entomologist who worked in Nicaragua. SuZan and her children were present when Mr. Swain was murdered by bandits on the Pan American Highway in Mexico in 1953. Subsequently, SuZan supported herself by writing and illustrating books. She married William K. Firmage in 1968 and joined the Mormon Church in 1974.
Dates: 1978

Hamlin Garland letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 543
Scope and Contents Five handwritten letters and postcards written by Garland to his friends Mary Jamiesen Judah and her husband. The items relate to personal matters between Garland and the Judahs.
Dates: approximately 1890-1899

Josiah Gregg letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 606
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Philip A. Heardwick, describing Gregg's home and personal life in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Dates: 1845

Richard Halliburton letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 545
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter sent to the newspaper offices that printed a column known as "The Office Window." The letter is dated March 22, 1928 and was written in Indianapolis, Indiana. Also included is a photocopy of the newspaper article dated Feb. 25, 1928. The news piece was somewhat critical of Halliburton and his adventures. Halliburton wrote to thank the editors for the publicity and to correct the things said about him.
Dates: 1928

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