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Carolyn Davis Collection of Louisa May Alcott


Carolyn Davis Collection of Louisa May Alcott
Davis, Carolyn, Collection of Louisa May Alcott
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301 books and 10 folders
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Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

The Carolyn Davis Collection consists of more than 300 books by and about Louisa May Alcott. This collection has representative examples of almost all of Alcott's most popular works as well as a number of her lesser-known writings. Among these titles are her first book Flower Fables (1854), early to modern printings of Little Women, and a number of other works such as Little Men, Jo's Boys, and Under the Lilacs. The collection also encompasses some biographies of Alcott, books about Concord, Massachusetts, magazine articles, newspaper articles, and ephemera

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Carolyn Davis Collection of Louisa May Alcott, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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