WorldCat Identities

Alcott family

Overview
Works: 12 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 11 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Sources  Obituaries  History  Notebooks 
Roles: Author
Most widely held works by Alcott family
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 additional papers by Alcott family( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
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
Manuscript by Alcott family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alcott family letters to Anna Ricketson by Alcott family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes letters of the Alcott family of Concord, Mass. to Anna Ricketson (and others), and poems by the writer Louisa May Alcott
Alcott-Nieriker-Pratt family correspondence( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence includes seven letters and five poems from Louisa May Alcott to various correspondents, [1856]-1885, plus undated; 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( )

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
by Alcott family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also includes letters to and from Alcott family members: Abigail May Alcott, Elizabeth Sewall Alcott, Abby May Alcott Nieriker, Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt, and others
Additional papers by Alcott family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 May family materials
Letters to Alfred Whitman by Alcott family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries 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]
Letters to Anna Ricketson by Alcott family( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes letters of the Alcott family of Concord, Mass. to Anna Ricketson (and others), and poems by the writer Louisa May Alcott
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.94 (from 0.73 for Manuscript ... to 1.00 for Letters to ...)

Languages
English (13)