Alcott, Amos Bronson
File — Box: 1, Folder: 9-10
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents
Contains 40 manuscript letters (and typescript copies) written by Alcott to Miss Ellen A. Chandler between 1869 and 1882. Also includes holograph note by Alcott on friendship, a letter to Rev. Sam Longfellow dated April 21, 1849, a letter to Joshua Young dated February 6, 1878, and a quotation from Tasso, dated 1876.
- 1835 - 2000
- Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888) was an American writer, philospher, and reformer. Alcott was an abolitionist and advocated for women's rights. Alcott became friends with Ralph Waldo Emerson and became involved in the transcendentalist movement.
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