Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)

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Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) was the publisher of American author Louisa May Alcott's works.

From the description of Robert Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612234860

From the guide to the Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

19th century vanity press, forerunner of Little, Brown & Co.

From the description of Scrapbook : of the Roberts Brothers press, 1880-1882 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804985

Publishing firm in Boston.

In 1898 Roberts Brothers merged into Little, Brown and Company.

From the description of Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033308

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creatorOf Bast & Miller. Nineteenth Century Business Collection, ca. 1837-1898. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Walter Romeyn, 1854-1943,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1780-1933. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Kaahumanu : manuscript, [1889] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Frederic Alcott Pratt papers on Louisa May Alcott's literary estate, 1877-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Contracts and correspondence concerning publication of the works of Emily Dickinson, 1890-1935. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917. F. B. Sanborn correspondence, 1885, 1900. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Autograph letter signed from Roberts Bros., Boston, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1887 July 8. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1831-1905. Papers of Mary Mapes Dodge, 1875-1897. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1867. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899,. Autograph letters from Augustin Daly to various people [manuscript], 1866-1897. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Arnold, Edwin, Sir, 1832-1904. Letter : London, to Roberts Brothers, Boston, Mass., 1880 July 12. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Correspondence, 1892-1897. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Scrapbook : of the Roberts Brothers press, 1880-1882 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Neal, John, 1793-1876. Letter to Roberts Brothers [manuscript] 1869 November 9. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lowell, Robert, 1816-1891. Letters to the Rev. Julius Hammond Ward [manuscript], 1864-1891. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. Letters : Nice Maritime, Genoa, Stuttgart, 1849 Nov. 10-1896 May 5. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Bullen, A. H. (Arthur Henry), 1857-1920. ALsS, 1895-1916. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Arnold, Edwin, Sir, 1832-1904. Letter : London, to [his American editor at Roberts Brothers?], 1880 November 14. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Receipt of payment, 1874 December 28, Boston, to Asa D. Smith [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Parsons, Theophilus, 1797-1882. Correspondence of Theophilus Parsons, 1849-1869. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letters to Roberts Brothers [manuscript], 1870, 1872. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wormeley, Katharine Prescott. Papers, 1888-1897. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Boker, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1890. George H. Boker letters and papers, 1849-1890. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Louisa May Alcott papers, 1849-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rideing, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1918. Papers of William H. Rideing [manuscript], 1886-1911. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Britton, Henry C.,. Henry C. Britton collection, 1895-1906 and undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Brooks, Noah, 1830-1903. Letter : Newark, N.J., to Roberts Brothers, 1894 March 1. Raymond H. Fogler Library
referencedIn Nineteenth Century Business Collection, ca. 1837-1898 University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
creatorOf Coolidge, Susan, 1835-1905. Letter, June 16, Newport / Sarah C. Woolsey. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne [manuscript] 1659-1963 (bulk 1839-1864). Clifton Waller Barrett Library
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Robert Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Armsby, James H., 1809-1875,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1787-1914. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dickinson family. Contracts and correspondence concerning publication of the works of Emily Dickinson, 1890-1935. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Letters received and other papers, 1879-1916. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Aylward, F. Graham. Letter : to [Roberts Brothers of Boston], 1890 Nov. 28. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Boston
United States
Massachusetts--Boston
Massachusetts--Boston
United States
Subject
Publishers and Publishing
Authors and publishers
Autographed editions
Authors and publishers--Correspondence
Literature publishing--19th century
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
American literature--19th century
Book industries and trade--19th century
Fraternal organizations
Authors, English--19th century--Autographs--Specimens
English literature--19th century
Authors, American--19th century--Autographs--Specimens
Publishers and publishing--Correspondence
Books--History--19th century
Secret societies
Occupation
Function
Journalists
Clergy
Poets
Publishers
Authors, English
Woman journalists
Authors, American
Woman novelists
Novelists
Woman authors
Woman poets

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