Henry David Thoreau additional papers
Letters and compositions of the American writer Henry David Thoreau.
- Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes letter, and autograph compositions: Commentary on Emerson's "The sphinx", The mountains in the horizon, and miscellaneous unidentified fragments.
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*64M-162. Deposited by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association.
- Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Henry David Thoreau additional papers, 1856-1857: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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