[A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers]. Journal entry, dated "Wednesday, Sept. 4." Partly basis for part of "Wednesday."

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Title
[A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers]. Journal entry, dated "Wednesday, Sept. 4." Partly basis for part of "Wednesday."
Names
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 (Author)
Collection

Henry David Thoreau Papers, 1837-1917 bulk (1837-1860)

Series I: Manuscripts by Henry David Thoreau

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1839-09-04 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Thoreau
Shelf locator: Printed book: Thoreau, Week on Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849). c7.
Topics
Transcendentalism (New England)
Nature study
Genres
Travel writing
Meditations
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Citation/reference: William Howarth, The Literary Manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1974): not recorded.
Content: Includes many elements omitted from published "Week" and also often different form from in published "Journal." See passages on camping ("We supposed we had selected a retired part of the shore...") and Indians ("What do our anniversaries commemorate but white men’s exploits"), also part the basis of "Wednesday" passage starting "Not long after this we saw the Piscataquoag..." (journal: "We soon after saw the Piscataquoag...").
Ownership: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Stephen H. Wakeman; W. T. H. Howe
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 1 double leaf
[4 written pages] ink, correction in pencil. Tipped into A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. Boston: James Munroe & Co., 1849. Copy 7. This copy is inscribed to Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520476
MSS Unit ID: 19098
Accession number: 173735B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 347ff1f0-206e-0130-7c90-58d385a7b928
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Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1839: Created
  • 1862: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "[A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers]. Journal entry, dated "Wednesday, Sept. 4." Partly basis for part of "Wednesday." " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1d4ca970-7292-0132-4a33-58d385a7b928

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "[A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers]. Journal entry, dated "Wednesday, Sept. 4." Partly basis for part of "Wednesday." " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1d4ca970-7292-0132-4a33-58d385a7b928

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1839). [A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers]. Journal entry, dated "Wednesday, Sept. 4." Partly basis for part of "Wednesday." Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1d4ca970-7292-0132-4a33-58d385a7b928

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[A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers]. Journal entry, dated "Wednesday, Sept. 4." Partly basis for part of "Wednesday."