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Title
Alcott, Louisa May. "The Hawthorne." Holograph poem, signed "neighbor Lu," undated.
Names
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 (Author)
Collection

Nathaniel Hawthorne collection of papers, 1694-1931 bulk (1817-1864)

Manuscripts and Typescripts

Manuscripts relating to Nathaniel Hawthorne

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1862 - 1863 (Approximate)
Place: [Concord, MA]
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Hawthorne, N.
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Alcott, L. M.
Shelf locator: The Hawthorne -- Autograph Poem -- Louisa M. Alcott
Topics
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Genres
Manuscripts
Poetry
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe.
Date: "The spinster who has just been blest / Finds solemn thirty much improved / By proofs that such a crabbed soul / Is still remembered & beloved. / Kind wishes 'ancient Lu' has stored..." Louisa May Alcott was born Nov. 29, 1832, so implies a date following November 29, 1862. See Rita K. Gollin, "Louisa May Alcott's 'Hawthorne'", The Concord Saunterer, Fall 1980 (15:3), p. 16-19.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 double leaf
[3 written pages]; accompanied by typed card "Poem by / Louisa May Alcott / "The Hawthorne".
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15823745
MSS Unit ID: 19124
Accession number: 132365B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dbfdb6c0-2224-0131-5fe8-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1832: Creator Born
  • 1862: Created (Approximate)
  • 1888: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Alcott, Louisa May. "The Hawthorne." Holograph poem, signed "neighbor Lu," undated." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862 - 1863. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/496a9ee0-df94-0131-4eca-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Alcott, Louisa May. "The Hawthorne." Holograph poem, signed "neighbor Lu," undated." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/496a9ee0-df94-0131-4eca-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1862 - 1863). Alcott, Louisa May. "The Hawthorne." Holograph poem, signed "neighbor Lu," undated. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/496a9ee0-df94-0131-4eca-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Alcott, Louisa May. "The Hawthorne." Holograph poem, signed "neighbor Lu," undated.