Alcott family additional papers, 1707-1904 (inclusive), 1821-1888 (bulk).


Alcott family. Alcott family additional papers, 1707-1904 (inclusive), 1821-1888 (bulk).

Alcott family additional papers, 1707-1904 (inclusive), 1821-1888 (bulk).

Alcott family papers (not ABA or LMA) includes diaries of Abigail May Alcott and Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt; compositions by many members of the Alcott family, and early documents (beginning in 1707) of the Alcock-Alcox-Alcott and related families, especially the May family. Alcott family correspondence with others includes letters from various Alcott family members to and from friends and family, including letters from: Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt, Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Annie Adams Fields, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Henry David Thoreau, and many others. Many letters are to Amos Bronson Alcott. Alcott family business papers and clippings includes newspaper clippings concerning LMA, ABA, and the Concord School of Philosophy; and correspondence concerning: the purchase of the Thoreau House, the sale of Orchard House, financial arrangements for Louisa May Nieriker Rasim, and business matters of Louisa May Alcott.

10 boxes (4 linear ft.)

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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 (person)

Alcott was an American author. From the description of Papers, 1849-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370872 From the description of Additional papers, 1845-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505798 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1845-1944., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Alcott was an American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Louisa May Alcott ad...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 (person)

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts– April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

Fields, Annie, 1834-1915 (person)

Annie Adams Fields was an author and charity worker, the wife of the Boston publisher James T. Fields. From the description of Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 86143813 From the guide to the Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Eighteen letters written by Annie Adams Fields between the years 1882 and...

Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 (person)

American educator, author, and mystic. From the guide to the Amos Bronson Alcott ticket to lecture, 1884, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Alcott was an American philosopher of the New England Transcendentalist group, teacher, reformer, and father of writer Louisa May Alcott. From the description of Amos Bronson Alcott papers, 1799-1888. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612234935 American transcendentalist and au...

Pratt, Anna Bronson Alcott, 1831-1893 (person)

Orchard House Museum (Concord, Mass.) (corporateBody)

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 (person)

Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Rasim, Louisa May Nieriker, 1879- (person)

Alcott family. (family)

Part of the family papers of the Alcott family of Concord (Mass.). This family included the writer Louisa May Alcott, and the New England transcendentalist, Amos Bronson Alcott. Also includes the May family. From the description of Alcott family additional papers, 1707-1904 (inclusive), 1821-1888 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612234915 ...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 (person)

Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

May family. (family)

Alcott, Abba May, 1800-1877 (person)

Alla Alcott was the wife of Bronson Alcott and the mother of Louisa May Alcott. Sophia Thoreau was the sister of Henry David Thoreau. From the description of [Letter, 1871?] Jul. 20, Concord, [Mass., to] Sophia Thoreau, [Concord, Mass.] / Abba Alcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 144726097 ...