Codman, John Thomas

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Brook Farm was a cooperative community, based on a transcendental utopian model, that was founded in West Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1841. In 1844, it began to run on a model inspired by Charles Fourier and in 1845 officially declared itself a Fourierist Phalanx, but folded by 1847.

George Ripley (1802-1880) was an American Unitarian minister, critic, journalist, and social reformer associated with the Transcendentalist movement. He was an 1823 graduate of Harvard College and also studied at the Harvard Divinity School. In1841 he founded the Utopian community of Brook Farm in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.

John Thomas Codman (1826-1907) received a DMD degree in 1870 from the Harvard Dental School, and was a Clinical Instructor of Operative Dentistry there from 1879-1881. He was associated in dental practice for many years with his uncle, Dr. Willard W. Codman, and later with Dr. N. C. Keep of Boston and in 1875 he was the president of the Massachusetts Dental Society. In 1859, he married Kezzie Hinckley Clark of Brewster, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Brook Farm community, a long-time vegetarian, and a writer for newspapers and magazines. In 1894 he was the author of Brook Farm, Historic and Personal Memoirs.

From the description of John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 745597924

Brook Farm was a cooperative community, based on a transcendental utopian model, that was founded in West Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1841. In 1844, it began to run on a model inspired by Charles Fourier and in 1845 officially declared itself a Fourierist Phalanx, but folded by 1847.

George Ripley (1802–1880) was an American Unitarian minister, critic, journalist, and social reformer associated with the Transcendentalist movement. He was an 1823 graduate of Harvard College and also studied at the Harvard Divinity School. In1841 he founded the Utopian community of Brook Farm in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.

John Thomas Codman (1826-1907) received a DMD degree in 1870 from the Harvard Dental School, and was a Clinical Instructor of Operative Dentistry there from 1879-1881. He was associated in dental practice for many years with his uncle, Dr. Willard W. Codman, and later with Dr. N. C. Keep of Boston and in 1875 he was the president of the Massachusetts Dental Society. In 1859, he married Kezzie Hinckley Clark of Brewster, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Brook Farm community, a long-time vegetarian, and a writer for newspapers and magazines. In 1894 he was the author of Brook Farm, Historic and Personal Memoirs.

From the guide to the John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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creatorOf Codman, John. Autograph letter unsigned : to E. Gerry, 1798 Aug. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wilder, Burt G. (Burt Green), 1841-1925. Burt Green Wilder papers, 1841-1925. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Codman, John. Autograph letter unsigned : to E. Gerry, 1798 July 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Codman, John Thomas. John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Records of Boston merchants engaged in foreign trade, 1739-1887 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901. Houghton Library.
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Utopian socialism--History--19th century
Transcendentalism (New England)
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