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MS Am 1280.214.1

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Henry David Thoreau additional papers, 1856-1857: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1280.214.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Title: Henry David Thoreau additional papers,
Date(s): 1856-1857.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and compositions of the American writer Henry David Thoreau.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*64M-162. Deposited by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Henry David Thoreau Additional Papers, 1856-1857 (MS Am 1280.214.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

Removed from bMS Am 1280.214 (12).

Biographical / Historical

Thoreau was an American writer and author of Walden; or, Life in the Woods (1854) and A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), among others. He was also a member of the New England Transcendentalist movement.

Scope and Contents

Includes letter, and autograph compositions: Commentary on Emerson's "The sphinx", The mountains in the horizon, and miscellaneous unidentified fragments.

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