Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895.

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Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897. Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895.

Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895.

Dana discusses the Brook Farm experiment, its founder George Ripley, members John S. Dwight, George W. Curtis, and Georgiana Bruce Kirby, and the Fourier controversy. Other topics include an uncle's debts, John Williamson Palmer's "Folk Songs," and the death of Robert Gould Shaw. Routine invitations and responses, a letter of introduction and three photographs complete the collection.

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Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863

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Shaw was born in Boston to abolitionists Francis George and Sarah Blake (Sturgis) Shaw, who were well-known Unitarian philanthropists and intellectuals of Scottish descent. The Shaws had the benefit of a large inheritance left by Shaw's merchant grandfather and namesake Robert Gould Shaw (1775–1853). Shaw had four sisters—Anna, Josephine (Effie), Susanna, and Ellen (Nellie). When Shaw was five years old, the family moved to a large estate in West Roxbury, adjacent to Brook Farm. During his te...

Deacon, C.R., fl.1887,

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Ripley, George, 1802-1880

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American editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Thomas Carlyle, 1835 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655148 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : "Office of the N.Y. Tribune," to the Reverend Dr. [William Buell] Sprague, 1858 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872170 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Rev. H.D. Mayo, 1862 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Fourier, Charles, 1772-1837

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French social scientist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1823 Jan 16, to the editor of the newspaper LE CONSTITUTIONNEL. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500132 From the description of Letter, 1829 Mar. 21, to Baron de Férussac. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122369503 From the description of Indication de cinq planètes inconnues : manuscript, 1820 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510613 ...

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 ...

Kirby, Georgiana Bruce, 1818-1887

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Originally from Bristol, England, Kirby re-located in Santa Cruz to join Eliza Farnham, with whom she worked as an assistant warden at Sing Sing Women's Prison. Her book, Years of experience (1886), describes her life before Santa Cruz. From the description of Georgiana Kirby diary : typed transcript, [undated]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122558991 ...

Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897

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Writer, newspaper correspondent and editor, and Civil War reporter. From the description of Cabinet photograph, 1863 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971318 Editor of the NEW YORK SUN. From the description of Papers, 1865-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584183 American newspaper editor, member of Brook Farm and Assistant Secretary of War. From the description of Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895. (U...

Palmer, John Williamson, 1825-1906

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American author. From the description of Papers of John Williamson Palmer, 1856-1903. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31448315 ...

Frothingham, Octavius Brooks, 1822-1895

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Octavius Brooks Frothingham was an American clergyman and author. Born in Boston and educated at Harvard, he began as a Unitarian pastor, although his congregation evolved into the Independent Liberal Church. He was a renowned speaker, and author of numerous religious and secular works. Often controversial, often radical, he was an active abolitionist and early supporter of Darwin. From the description of O.B. Frothingham letter to My dear sir, 1886 Nov. 11. (Pennsylvania State Unive...

Tracy, Albert Haller, 1793-1859

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U.S. representative from New York, public official, and lawyer. From the description of Albert Haller Tracy correspondence, 1815 April 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980641 Born in Norwich, Conn. in 1793; moved to New York State in 1811. Practiced law in Buffalo beginning in 1815; served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1819-1825, and in the New York State Senate, 1830-1837; ran unsuccessfully as a Whig candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1839. Died in Buffalo 19 Sep...

Jones, Will Owen, 1862-1928,

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Dwight, John Sullivan, 1813-1893

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John Sullivan Dwight was a Transcendentalist writer and critic on literature, social concerns, and, especially, music. A sometime resident of Brook Farm, he also taught music and Latin, and translated French and German literature into English. He is perhaps most respected for founding and editing the influential and long-lived music periodical, Dwight's Journal of Music. From the description of John S. Dwight letter to Thomas Carlyle, 1838 Oct. 2. (Pennsylvania State University Libra...

Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878

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Author, translator, and traveler. From the description of Papers of Bayard Taylor, 1856-1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064729 American journalist. From the description of Papers of Bayard Taylor [manuscript], 1847-1878. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972079 From the description of Poem and letter, 1877 June 26, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972081 From the description of Letter to a member of the...

Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

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N.Y. editor and university chancellor. From the description of Papers, 1884-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38520658 American author, orator, and advisor to presidents. From the description of Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to George P. Sawyer, 1884 Oct. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56877394 George William Curtis was an author and orator who championed, among other causes, civil-service reform and the vote for women. ...