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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...
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

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

Helen Hunt Jackson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 664
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters, poem, and manuscripts. The letters deal with personal and business matters. The manuscripts are leather bound holographs of Jackson's works "Christmas in the Pink Boarding House," "Passion Play at Oberammergau," "The People's Choice," and "Parson Williams Sabbath Breaking." Also included are a signed poem titled "Lifted Over," and a book by Jackson titled "Colorado." Also includes an image of Helen Hunt Jackson.

Dates: 1873-1941

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