WorldCat Identities

Orvis, Marianne Dwight 1816-1901

Works: 5 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 544 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Sources  Pictorial works 
Classifications: HX656.B8, 335.974461
Publication Timeline
Publications about  Marianne Dwight Orvis Publications about Marianne Dwight Orvis
Publications by  Marianne Dwight Orvis Publications by Marianne Dwight Orvis
posthumous Publications by Marianne Dwight Orvis, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Marianne Dwight Orvis
Most widely held works by Marianne Dwight Orvis
Letters from Brook Farm, 1844-1847 by Marianne Dwight Orvis ( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Wild flowers. 1846 : by Marianne Dwight Orvis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member library worldwide
Brook Farm records ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
(Cont'd) Also included are letters (1843-47) from Brook Farm member Marianne Dwight (later Orvis) to her friend Anna Q.T. Parsons (with a few in return) and to Dwight's brother Frank, describing the daily life at the farm; and a few other misc. secondary items, including relevant newspaper clippings (1878-1901)
Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.66 (from 0.00 for A Brook Fa ... to 1.00 for Brook Farm ...)
Alternative Names
Dwight, Marianne, 1816-1901
Dwight, Marianne Orvis 1816-1901
Orvis, Maryann, 1816-1901
English (13)