Orvis, Marianne Dwight 1816-1901
Most widely held works by Marianne Dwight Orvis
Letters from Brook Farm, 1844-1847 by Marianne Dwight Orvis ( Book )
10 editions published between 1928 and 1974 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
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.
Letters from Brook Farm, 1844-1847. Edited by Amy L. Reed, with a note on Anna Q. T. Parsons, by Helen Dwight Orvis by Marianne Dwight Orvis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Wild flowers. 1846 : watercolors, 1846 by Marianne Dwight Orvis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Ten watercolors painted by Marianne Dwight Orvis at Brook Farm, labeled in her hand.
A Brook Farm journal : Marianne Dwight's unedited story by Richard N Burch ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Brook Farm records, 1842-1901 ( )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Records of Brook Farm, the Utopian agricultural community founded by New England Transcendentalist George Ripley in 1841 at West Roxbury, Mass., and from 1845, records under its new form of Fourierist organization, the Brook Farm Phalanx. Includes: 1. Constitution and Minutes of the Brook Farm Association (Feb. 1842-Aug. 1847), 2. Ledger (Nov. 1844-Oct. 1846) containing the daily profit/loss statements and a list of members, 3. Daybook (Jan. 1845-Aug. 1847) recording daily purchases and sales, and a list of members, 4. Record of those Brook Farmers who served as dinner waiters (May 1845-April 1846), and 5. a similar record of those working in the printing plant (April-Oct. 1846).
Account books Agriculture Allen, Ellen Lazarus Borneman, Henry Stauffer,--1870-1955 Botanical illustration Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.) Collective settlements Communal living Dwight, John Sullivan,--1813-1893 Fourier, Charles,--1772-1837 Fund raising History Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Intellectual life Lectures and lecturing Massachusetts Massachusetts--Boston Massachusetts--Boston--West Roxbury New England Orvis, Marianne Dwight,--1816-1901 Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer,--1804-1894 Pictorial works Records and correspondence Ripley, George,--1802-1880 Ripley, Sophia Willard Dana,--1803-1861 Self-reliance Sources Transcendentalism (New England) Transcendentalists (New England) United States Utopian socialism Utopias Wild flowers
Dwight, Marianne, 1816-1901
Dwight, Marianne Orvis 1816-1901
Orvis, Maryann, 1816-1901