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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

Willa Cather letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 778
Scope and Contents

Handwritten, typewritten, and signed letters. Four of the items are addressed to a "Mr. Wyer" and are dated 15 Feb. 1926, 27 June 1931, and 29 Aug. and 6 Sept. of unknown years. Cather tells Wyer about her social activities and contacts. Also included is a letter dated 4 Jan. of an unknown year from Cather to "Miss McNully," a reviewer. Cather praises McNully's well-written review and laments the poor quality of many reviews of her works.

Dates: 1926-1931

Lillian de la Torre papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2167

Typed manuscripts of various plays; correspondence, 1966-1985; and research files on her plays, including photographs, scrapbooks, magazines, working notes, bibliographies, news clippings, and correspondence. Also contains certificates, including for Lillian's baptism (Catholic) and marriage.

Dates: 1904-1989

Marion Gertrude Deavenport letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 585
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten letters addressed to a "Mrs. Henry" and composed in Rochester, New York. Deavenport discusses her book, "A Colonial History and Genealogy of Bickleys, Gardners, Polegreens, Millers, Dottins, Husbands: Ancestors of Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Deavenport" and other family history matters.

Dates: 1942-1946

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

Dorita : a little Maya girl

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2746
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten drafts of a story of a little girl. The story is about a real person but seems to have fictional elements in it. Also included are correspondence. Most of these items deal with Rhoads' attempts to get the story published.

Dates: 1939-1967

Byrl Brown Dorland letter and newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2578
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 2 March 1984 and addressed to LeGrand Baker of the Brigham Young University Archives. The item was signed "Aunt Bo." It deals with her life and writing career. Also with the collection are newspaper articles either by or about Dorland. They include a crossword puzzle by her.

Dates: 1957-1984

Kate Field letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 590
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters addressed to Laurence Hutten. Field congratulates Hutton on getting married and writes about her anti-Mormon publications and research.

Dates: 1883-1887

Zenna Henderson letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1251
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters. The letters are solely with Henderson's publisher, Doubleday, and concerns cover layouts, publicity notifications, and manuscript corrections for the titles "The Anything Box," "Pilgrimage," "The People," and "Holding Wonders."

Dates: 1960-1973

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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