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American Literature -- Women Authors

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Alice Brown Materials

 Collection
Identifier: BROWN-1
Scope and Contents Note

The collection contains letters (1895 - 1944) from Alice Brown to various correspondents, including some literary figures (Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles E. L. Wingate) and editors of publications (Boston Evening Transcript, Colby Library Quarterly). The collection also contains some First Appearances of the author's published work (Harper's Monthly magazine, The Youth's Companion).

Dates: 1895 - 1944 and undated

Collection of Edith Lewis letters to Patrick Ferry

 Collection
Identifier: LEWIS-1
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written by Edith Lewis to Patrick Ferry, concerning the author Willa Cather and her writings.

Dates: 1953 - 1968

Collection of Elizabeth Akers Allen Materials

 Collection
Identifier: ALLEN-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and first publications of Maine writer, Elizabeth Akers Allen. The bulk of the collection consists of manuscripts and published writings written by Allen between 1846 and 1906. The collection also contains correspondence, an Autograph book, clippings, and a few photographic prints.

Dates: 1845 - 1911

Collection of Esther Wood/Wood Family Materials

 Collection
Identifier: CAMS WOOD-1
Scope and Contents

The collection, dated 1845-2002, contains materials from Esther Wood and her parents, John Friend Wood and Lizzie Maddocks Wood. Included are:

Diaries containing daily entries, lists, cash accounts Letters between John and Lizzie Wood, family and general correspondences Scrapbooks with clippings of Esther Wood articles, cards, letters, photographs Esther’s personal mail, newspaper clippings, Alumni relations materials, death notices

Dates: 1845-2002 and undated

Collection of Kate Douglas Wiggin Materials

 Collection
Identifier: WIGGIN-1
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and first publications of the writer Kate Douglas Wiggin. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Wiggin to various correspondents between 1890 and 1922. The collection also contains manuscript items of varying length, clippings, published writings, and a few photographic prints.

Dates: 1893 - 1917

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