Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education
Most widely held works about Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education
Most widely held works by Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education
Brook Farm collection, 1834-1900 ( )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Correspondence, mss., and memorabilia, created by participants and supporters of the Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education (a utopian community founded in West Roxbury, Mass., in 1841 by George and Sophia Ripley; due to an interest in Fourierism, reorganized as Brook Farm Phalanx in 1845; closed in 1847 because of financial difficulties), a communal farm experiment in social living, built on the ideals of self reliance, egalitarianism, and progressive political action. Includes letter from George Ripley describing the problems of living at Brook Farm and information concerning literary activities, financial contributions, speaking tours, and fund raising; mss., chiefly written by Brook Farm members after its demise, including a review written by Thomas W. Higginson of John Codman's Brook Farm : Historic & Personal Memoirs (1894); and memorabilia consisting of a handmade book of flower paintings done by Marianne Orvis for her friend Ellen Lazarus Allen in memory of Brook Farm. Correspondents include Henry Stauffer Borneman, John S. Dwight, and Elizabeth Palmer Peabody.
John Thomas Codman Brook Farm collection, 1840-1901 by John Thomas Codman ( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Collection consists of papers collected by and primarily concerning John Thomas Codman and his connection to the Brook Farm Community. Also includes letters to and from others involved with Brook Farm, especially the community's founder George Ripley, and also some of their record books.
Alcott, Amos Bronson,--1799-1888 Allen, Ellen Lazarus Autobiographical fiction, American Autobiographical memory Blithedale romance (Hawthorne, Nathaniel) Borneman, Henry Stauffer,--1870-1955 Botanical illustration Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.) Collective settlements Communal living Criticism, interpretation, etc. Dwight, John Sullivan,--1813-1893 Fiction Fourier, Charles,--1772-1837 Fund raising Hawthorne, Nathaniel,--1804-1864 History Hopedale Community Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Intellectual life Lectures and lecturing Literature Massachusetts Massachusetts--Boston Massachusetts--Boston--West Roxbury Massachusetts--Harvard--Fruitlands Massachusetts--Hopedale Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer,--1804-1894 Personal narratives Records and correspondence Religious communities Ripley, George,--1802-1880 Ripley, Sophia Willard Dana,--1803-1861 Self-reliance Setting (Literature) Sex role Sources Transcendentalism (New England) Transcendentalism (New England)--Influence Transcendentalists (New England) United States Utopian socialism Utopias Women's rights
Brook Farm (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)