Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Alcott, Louisa May

ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY, an American author, daughter of the preceding, born in Germantown, Pa., Nov. 29, 1832; wrote at an early age, “Little Women” (1868), “Little Men” (1871), “Old-Fashioned Girl,” “Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag,” “Rose in Bloom,” and many others of like character and popularity. She died in Boston, Mass., March 6, 1888.