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THOREAU

Walden and other manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) from the Huntington Library

This is an essential source for all those doing detailed work on:

  • the life and writings of Henry David Thoreau;
  • natural history writing and ecology;
  • transcendental philosophy, civil disobedience and non-violence;
  • the 19th Century New England influence on American Literature.

This project brings together a magnificent array of sources from the Huntington Library including:

  • The holograph manuscript of Walden, or Life in the Woods [1184pp, HM 924], plus annotated proofs of the printed edition.
  • A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers [various manuscript versions],
    Cape Cod [322pp, HM 13206], and An Excursion to Canada [various drafts].
  • Many individual essays and poems.
  • An important collection of letters to, from and relating to Thoreau. Correspondents include John Thoreau , Ralph Waldo Emerson, Horace Greeley, Ticknor & Fields, Daniel Ricketson, and Sophia Thoreau.


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