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Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education

Works: 23 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 166 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Sources 
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Most widely held works by Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education
Brook Farm collection( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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 by John Thomas Codman( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Prominent signatures are found in the autograph collection including: Amos Bronson Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Theodore Parker, William Henry Seward, Charles Sumner, and many others. Correspondents include: Louis Agassiz, William Henry Channing, Christopher Pearse Cranch, Charles Anderson Dana, Eugene Victor Debs, Horace Greeley, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Henry James, James Whitcomb Riley, George Ripley, among others
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English (22)