Alcott Studies Links

Alcott Sites

The "Home of Little Women," Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts has for over 100 years offered educational programs, guided tours, and other year-round events dedicated to the memory of the Alcott family and its accomplishments.

Louisa May Alcott: A Group for Fans, Readers, and Scholars is a Facebook group "open to all who love, read, and study Louisa May Alcott." Administrated by Susan Hoyle Bailey and Kristina West. In 2018-2019, Greg Eiselein and Anne Phillips hosted a blog in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Little Women. Alison Gibson's Louisa May Alcott course blog: Reading Little Women is also a rich and useful resource.

Collections and Holdings

Concord Free Public Library

Alcott Holdings
The Concord Authors Collection

The Houghton Library at Harvard University
Louisa May Alcott: Archival Discovery
The Louisa May Alcott Collection

Biographic Websites
Society member Susan Bailey's blog
The Domestic Goddesses Site
Louisa May Alcott: Wikipedia Entry

Alcott Family Diaries
Anna Alcott Pratt Diary [PDF]. Anne Alcott Pratt Diary [archive.org] Edited by Ray Angelo
Elizabeth Sewell Alcott Diary [PDF]. Edited by Susan Bailey

Online Texts and Editions
L. M. Alcott. Hospital Sketches 1863. Hosted Online by U. of Pennsylvania
L. M. Alcott. 
Little Women 1868. Hosted by U. of Virginia
L. M. Alcott. Books by Alcott (sorted alphabetically). Hosted by Gutenberg Press


Additional Societies and Authors of General Interest
American Literature Association
Lydia Maria Child Society
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
Margaret Fuller Society
Catherine Maria Sedgwick Society
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society



Wiki Sites
Help oversee Louisa May Alcott's memory
Louisa May Alcott
Little Women
Little Men
Jo's Boys
Eight Cousins
An Old-Fashioned Girl
A Long Fatal Love Chase
Work: A Story of Experience
Tales of Little Women
Little Women (1933 film)
Little Women (1949 film)
Little Women (1978 film)
Little Women (1994 film)
Little Women (opera)
Little Women (musical)
Orchard House