Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)

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Brook Farm was founded by George Ripley in 1841 as a cooperative community based on a transcendental utopian model. In 1844, it began to run on a model inspired by Charles Fourier and in 1845 officially declared itself a Fourierist Phalanx.

From the description of Account book : manuscript, 1844-1845 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612823101

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897. Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ripley, George, 1802-1880. A common place book, upon the plan recommended and practised by John Locke, Esq. : manuscript, 1822-1840. Houghton Library
referencedIn Brown, John Stillman, 1806-1902. John Stillman Brown family papers collection [microform], 1818-1907. Kansas State Historical Society
referencedIn Butterfield, Rebecca Codman, b. ca. 1825. Codman-Butterfield papers, 1834-1910. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Cranch, Christopher Pearce, 1813-1892. Papers of Christopher Pearce Cranch [manuscript] 1840-1891. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hoxie, John Andrews. Letter [18]45 Sep. 7, Brook Farm, to Hiram H. Kenyon, Kelloggsville, N.Y. University of Michigan
referencedIn Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892. Christopher P. Cranch papers, 1782-1928. Library of Congress
referencedIn Blair, Nora Schelter. Some school memories of Brook Farm / by a former pupil, St. Elmo, Tennessee, 1892 Dec. 22. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.). Account book : manuscript, 1844-1845 and undated. Houghton Library
referencedIn A. J. MacDonald collection of utopian materials, ca. 1840-1865 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Boston Union of Associationists. Additional records, 1846-1851. Houghton Library
referencedIn Slavery in the United States collection, 1703-1905. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Dana family. Dana family papers, 1654-1950 bulk 1770-1931. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1813-1904. Clifton Waller Barrett Library
referencedIn Boston Union of Associationists. Records and other material, 1846-1848. Houghton Library
referencedIn Brook Farm correspondence Middlebury College
referencedIn Brisbane, William Henry, 1806-1878. William Henry Brisbane papers, 1829-1975. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Codman, John Thomas. John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901. Houghton Library
referencedIn George Ripley scrapbooks and Brook Farm Phalanx pupil register, 1845-1880. Houghton Library
referencedIn Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. Papers, 1832-1888. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Channing, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1884. W.H. Channing letter to Dear Sir, 1852 Mar. 29. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Rufus and S. Willard Saxton papers, 1834-1934 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. Papers of George Edward Woodberry [manuscript] 1880-1926. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Edith Roelker Curtis Papers MS 39., 1916-1989 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Brisbane Family Papers, 1819-1965. Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. The Blithedale romance : Concord, Mass. : autograph manuscript signed, 1852 May. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. Letters to John Sullivan Dwight, 1843-1890. Houghton Library
referencedIn Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Papers, 1822-1930 (bulk: 1830-1877). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hooper, Ellen Sturgis, 1812-1848. Poems, 1840, n.d. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Ralph Waldo Emerson letters to Charles King Newcomb, 1842 Mar. 18-1858 July 25. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
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associatedWith Blair, Nora Schelter. person
associatedWith Boston Union of Associationists. corporateBody
associatedWith Brisbane family. family
associatedWith Brisbane, William Henry, 1806-1878. person
associatedWith Brown, John Stillman, 1806-1902. person
associatedWith Channing, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1884. person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. person
associatedWith Codman, John Thomas. person
associatedWith Cranch, Christopher Pearce, 1813-1892. person
associatedWith Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892. person
associatedWith Curtis, Edith Roelker person
associatedWith Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. person
associatedWith Dana, Charles A. 1819-1897. person
associatedWith Dana family. family
associatedWith Dwight, John Sullivan, 1813-1893. person
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. person
associatedWith Hecker, Isaac Thomas, 1819-1888. person
associatedWith Hooper, Ellen Sturgis, 1812-1848. person
associatedWith Hoxie, John Andrews. person
associatedWith Macdonald, A. J., (d.1854) person
associatedWith Ripley, George, 1802-1880. person
associatedWith Saxton, Rufus, 1824-1908. person
associatedWith Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Fourier, Charles
Utopian socialism

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