The Thoreau Society

Institution Profile

The Thoreau Society at the Thoreau Institute in Lincoln, MA is dedicated to American author Henry David Thoreau. In addition to preserving materials related to Thoreau, the Society stimulates interest in Thoreau’s life, works, and legacy through programs, publications and projects.

Description of Digitized Collections

Several collections were digitized in the fall of 2012 through the spring of 2013. The digitized materials include the collections of Walter Harding and Raymond Adams, two of the foremost authorities on Thoreau and founders of the Thoreau Society; and those of Roland Robbins, who uncovered Thoreau’s Walden house site. Other digitized materials include manuscripts, published works by Thoreau, and more from the collections of The Archives of the Thoreau Society, the Wheelwright Collection, and The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau Archives.

Highlighted Items

Manuscripts

A Thoreau Profile (1998)

Concord literary renaissance : ungathered memorabilia of Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Sanborn, the Alcotts, Margaret Fuller and their connections. (1988)

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