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Alcott, May 1840-1879

Overview
Works: 43 works in 65 publications in 1 language and 972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  History  Pictorial works  Domestic fiction, American  Autobiographical fiction, American  Film adaptations  Sources 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.A335, [FIC]
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posthumous Publications by May Alcott, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by May Alcott
Little women abroad : the Alcott sisters' letters from Europe, 1870-1871 by Louisa May Alcott ( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1870, Louisa May Alcott and her younger sister Abby May Alcott began a fourteen-month tour of Europe. Little Women Abroad gathers a generous selection of May's drawings along with all of the known letters written by the two Alcott sisters during their trip. More than thirty drawings are included, nearly all of them previously unpublished. Of the seventy-one letters collected here, more than three-quarters appear in their entirety for the first time. --from publisher description
Little women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy by Louisa May Alcott ( Book )
8 editions published between 1868 and 1869 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England
Concord sketches : consisting of twelve photographs from original drawings by May Alcott ( Book )
1 edition published in 1869 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concord scenes by May Alcott ( Book )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studying art abroad, and how to do it cheaply by May Alcott ( Book )
4 editions published in 1879 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
by Alcott family ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondence, journal excerpts, mss., notes, ephemera, clippings, galley proofs, poems, printed materials, photographs, cartes-de-visite, glass plate negatives, and other papers. Chiefly includes journal extracts, correspondence, and other papers of Amos Bronson Alcott, relating to the Temple School (Boston, Mass.), school tuitions in Boston and Cheshire, Mass., early life as a peddler in the South, his founding in 1843 of Fruitlands, a transcendentalist utopian community in Harvard, Mass., which was disbanded in 1844, a speaking tour in Iowa in 1881, social activities, and family affairs. Also includes correspondence of his wife, Abba May Alcott, with her cousin, Sarah May Holland and Mrs. Mary Stearns, relating to a European trip of Ralph Waldo Emerson, books, and family activities; outgoing correspondence of Anna Bronson (Alcott) Pratt, chiefly with Evelyn Cogshall, concerning her niece Louisa May (Nieriker) Rasim; correspondence and other papers of Louisa May Alcott, reflecting her childhood in Still River, Mass., professional life as a writer, and Bronson Alcott's health; and correspondence of May (Alcott) Nieriker, including two letters written by her daughter "LuLu" Nieriker to her friend, Evelyn Cogshall. Correspondents of Bronson Alcott include Ralph Waldo Emerson and Mrs. Mary Stearns
Alcott family papers and collection by Louisa May Alcott ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondence including letters relating to Alcott as a popular author and one written by a sister immediately after Louisa's death in 1888; legal family documents such as marriage and birth certificates and obituaries; and sketchbooks (1840-1879) of her sister, May Alcott, reflecting her training as an artist in Boston, Paris, and London
Alcott family papers ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Also includes letters to and from Alcott family members: Abigail May Alcott, Elizabeth Sewall Alcott, Abigail May Alcott Nieriker, Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt, and others
Papers of the Thoreau and Sewall families ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection contains correspondence and manuscripts. The correspondence and manuscripts are arranged together alphabetically. The correspondence covers the years of 1790-1876, with the majority between 1831 and 1876. The majority of the correspondence is to or from Ellen Sewall Osgood. The collection also contains a scrapbook kept by several members of the Thoreau family. There is a rock labeled opal that was sent to Ellen Sewall Osgood by John Thoreau. The last item is a three-ring binder. It contains photocopies of typed transcriptions of the letters and manuscripts in the collection. There are also five ambrotypes of a man, woman, and three children-two girls and one boy. These ambrotypes were transferred over to Photo Archives on Sept. 23, 2002; call numbers photDAG 149-153
Little women abroad : the Alcott's sisters' letters from Europe, 1870-1871 by Louisa May Alcott ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by Louisa May Alcott ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Louisa May Alcott's papers consist of manuscripts of stories (many of which were later published in Lulu's Library or A Garland for Girls) plays, and poems; autobiographical notes and diary entries for 1852; a few notebooks including one of story ideas, Hints for Tales; as well as some correspondence with family, friends, and publishers. The papers of her sister, May Alcott Nieriker, consist of diaries, the unpublished manuscript of An Artist's Holiday; 11 pen, ink, and watercolor drawings; a cashbook; and a few letters. There are also pen and ink drawings for Louisa's books including Little Men; and letters by Louisa's parents, Abigail May Alcott and Amos Bronson Alcott
Mrs. Alcott of Concord to Mrs. Adams of Dubuque by May Alcott ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Owl-panel] by May Alcott ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1877 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Owl on a pine branch; shades of brown with cream and yellow highlights on a glossy black badkground. Signed
Papers of the Alcott family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The olive leaf [n.d.] a newspaper by the Alcott children [4 p. holograph]--Correspondence, 1845-1915, is between members of the Alcott family and between family members and others. It concerns the family's early financial difficulties; Abigail May Alcott's management of a water cure; the publication and reception of Little women; the domestic lives of the niece and nephews of Louisa May Alcott; the administration of Miss Alcott's estate; and the publication of certain of her letters. Correspondence, 1905-06, between John Sewall Pratt Alcott and Jessie Bonstelle Stuart concerns a dramatic adaptation of Little women [ca. 100 items. chiefly holograph signed]--Wills and deeds, 1845-75, chiefly involve land transactions of Samuel E. Sewall, an Alcott cousin [5 items. printed & holograph]--Scrapbooks, 1850-61, were formerly account books and contain clippings, including reviews of Miss Alcott's books. One contains a handwritten play Blanche the village maiden, composed by the Alcott children [3 items. paper covers]--Clippings 1929-32, concern Miss Alcott's life and adaptations of her works [ca. 20 items. printed]--China plate [n.d.] shows the Alcott family crest [1 item. 31 cm. in diameter]. Correspondents include: Abigail May Alcott, Edward William Bok, Laure Claire Foucher, Laura Hosmer, Maggie Lukens, Samuel Joseph May, Abigail May Alcott Nieriker, Louisa May Nieriker, Thomas Niles, Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt, Frederic Alcott Pratt, James Redpath, Roberts Brothers, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn and Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford
Little women, or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy by Louisa May Alcott ( Book )
1 edition published in 1869 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Alcott family letters to Alfred Whitman ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters from the Alcott family of Concord, Mass. to Alfred Whitman. Also includes miscellaneous manuscripts relating to Whitman and an autograph manuscript by the writer Louisa May Alcott: Mrs. Jarley [a monologue]
Louisa May Alcott papers by Louisa May Alcott ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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 mature, 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 Robin," and the short story "A Free Bed." Also included are various other writings by Alcott
Alcott-Nieriker-Pratt family correspondence ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence includes six letters and five poems from Louisa May Alcott to various correspondents, [1856]-1885; four letters from Abigail May Alcott to several correspondents, [1862]-1872, including two ALS to Mrs. [Cynthia] Thoreau; two ALS from May Alcott Nieriker to her mother, 1877; three ALS (two partial only) from Ernest Nieriker, 1879-[1880]; three letters (one typed transcript, two original ALS) from Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt, 1871-[1889], one of them to her son Frederic Alcott Pratt and his family, one to Frederic alone; two ALS to Frederic Alcott Pratt, 1889 (one from John Sewall Pratt (Alcott)), and one TLS from F. Alcott Pratt to Allen French, 1900 (poem enclosed); one ALS (invitation to opening of "The Alcott House" from Carrie M. Hoyle--Secretary of the Louisa May Alcott Memorial Association--to Bronson Alcott Pratt), 1912
by Alcott family ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Includes the correspondence of Abigail (May) Alcott, Amos Bronson Alcott, and Louisa May Alcott. Also includes diaries of Abigail (May) Alcott and Abigail May Alcott Nieriker, compositions and a drawing by Amos Bronson Alcott, and drawings by Frank Thayer Merrill possibly for a book by Louisa May Alcott. Compositions by Louisa May Alcott include The inheritance and The olive leaf, and there is a scrapbook compiled by her. Finally, there are accounts and receipts of Amos Bronson Alcott and a group of 33 engravings from Octavio Van Veen's Amoris divini emblemata pasted on sheets and annotated by Edward Waldo Emerson and Ralph Waldo Emerson, among other items
Alcott family additional papers by Alcott family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Extensive drawings by May Alcott and her letters sent home while abroad. Also includes Louisa May Alcott letters and compositions as well as items of other Alcott family members including, Abba May Alcott, Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt, Amos Bronson Alcott and others. Also includes a few early prints and some later Most items are stamped in ink: F. ALCOTT PRATT
 
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Alternative Names
Nieriker, Abigail May Alcott, 1840-1879
Nieriker, May Alcott, 1840-1879
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