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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


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.


2 Folders

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Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
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Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States