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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

Patience Loader Archer autobiography : photocopy of holograph

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3221
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a handwritten autobiography written by Patience Loader Rozsa Archer. The original autobiography consists of three notebooks: one stationary tablet, and two ledger bound notebooks. The contents deal with her life, experiences, and recollections. The autobiography seems to be taken from diaries, as there is a great deal of detail. It records part of the life of Patience Archer. It tells of her childhood in England, sea voyage to New York, and crossing of...
Dates: 1900

Anthony Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1510
Scope and Contents Autobiographical materials, publishers' correspondence and contracts, and manuscripts for literary works. Anthony Armstrong flourished from 1924 to 1976 and was known for writing in several literary genres, including historical, humorous, crime, and country novels; humorous short stories; drama; nonfiction works; and film and radio scripts.
Dates: 1920-1976

Autobiography of Eliza Ann McKee Chambers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7648
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten transcript of the autobiography, transcribed by Eunice Stella Iverson Gardner. The autobiography describes Chamber's life as a Mormon pioneer and includes descriptions of her daily activities, town dances, and visits from President Brigham Young. Includes a description of her marriage Joseph Chambers and her travels with her husband and children to various western states. A note is included at the end of the notebook from M. Ray Hiatt in 2001, whose wife was a...
Dates: 1934

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

William E. Berrett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1955
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, speeches, a biography, and an autobiography. The materials relate to Berrett's work with the Utah Committee on Children and Youth, his research on the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' relationships with African-Americans, and various documents pertaining to his career as a professor at Brigham Young University, his time in Fairbanks, Alaska. Also included is Berett's autobiography and a biography of B. H. Roberts, the Mormon historian. Materials dated...
Dates: 1836-1993

Biographical sketch of John Oxenham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2915
Scope and Contents A typed biographical sketch of John Oxenham, an English author. His real name was William Arthur Dunkerley. Mentions his business experiences in France and the United States. Mainly traces the beginnings of his writing career.
Dates: approximately 1948

Biography of Samuel Miles the son of Samuel and Prudence Marks

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7599
Scope and Contents Manuscript autobiography, labeled by the author as a biography, with thirty-two pages of a handwritten life story by Samuel Miles. The story includes a life summary from 1826 to 1851, and short yearly summaries for each year between 1852 and 1881. The text includes information that is particularly familial and spiritual, but often references broader historical events that contextualize his life. He mentions several events in Latter-day Saintn history including the violence in Missouri, his...
Dates: approximately 1852-1881

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

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