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|Named Person:||Alcott family.; Louisa May Alcott; May family.; Louisa May Nieriker Rasim|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alcott family.; Abba May Alcott; Amos Bronson Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Annie Fields; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Anna Bronson Alcott Pratt; Henry David Thoreau
|Description:||4 boxes and 2 v. (1.5 linear ft.)|
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.
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.