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[Notes on fruits]. 306 leaves of holograph draft and notes, unsigned and undated. : (Much now published in Wild Fruits.)

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Title
[Notes on fruits]. 306 leaves of holograph draft and notes, unsigned and undated. : (Much now published in Wild Fruits.)
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: 1860-11-23 (Approximate)
Place: Concord, MA
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Thoreau
Shelf locator: Thoreau Notes on Fruits +
Topics
Transcendentalism (New England)
Nature study
Genres
Manuscripts
Nature study
Essays
Natural history
Notes
Citation/reference: William Howarth, The Literary Manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1974): B196; F29b; F29e; F29h; F29j.
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe
Publications: Much of this material has been published as: Wild Fruits: Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript, ed. Bradley P. Dean. (W. W. Norton & Co., NY: 2000).
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 306 leaves
Pages numbered by library: 600 pp. 1-77 [uniform size, 192 x 248], comprising : 5 single leaves; 17 double leaves (of which, 1 with attached leaf). 78-139 [mixed sizes, including slips and oversize], comprising: 21 single leaves (of which, 2 with attachments), inc. 1 envelope; 7 double leaves (2 with attachments). 140-274 [uniform size], comprising: 23 single leaves (4 with attachments); 23 double leaves (3 with attachments, 1 with multiple attachments). 275-398 [mixed sizes], comprising: 22 single leaves (1 with attachment); 20 double leaves (7 with attachments). 399-445 [uniform], comprising: 4 single leaves; 9 double leaves. 446-547 [mixed sizes], comprising: 26 single leaves (2 with attachments); 14 double leaves. 548-600 [uniform], comprising: 5 single leaves (1 with attachment); 10 double leaves (2 with attachments) earlier wrappers: 2 leaves. Paper used includes letters from : Alcott, A. M. ALS to HDT. [Concord, May 23, 1860] (p. 176) ; Allison, R. ALS to HDT. Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 9, 1860. (p. 537) ; Bangs, Edward. ALS to HDT. Boston, Jan. 9, 1860 (p. 107) ; Hobart & Robbins. 2 manuscript letters to HDT. Boston, Aug. 22, 1859 and Jan. 9, 1860 (p. 332 & p. 527) ; Mumford, T. H. ALS to HDT. Philadelphia, Aug. 12, 1859 (p. 383) ; Manley, John R., Lecture fee statement accompanying payment to HDT, undated (p. 301); Welch & Bigelow. 2 manuscript letters to HDT. Cambridge [Mass.] Aug. 18, [1859]; Feb. 7, 1860 (p. 341 & p. 105) . HDT, draft fragment of letter "To the Publishers of 'the World'" (false start), Concord, Sep. 17, 1860 (p. 530). Envelope of letter to HDT, postmarked Boston, Feb. 10 [n.y.] (p. 100). HDT: [A Plea for Captain John Brown]. Holograph notes for lecture, unsigned and undated. 1 p (p. 343) [see also separate entry]. Draft of quatrain "Rosa Sanguinea" (p. 115). Printed fragment of Service for the Martyr [John Brown], with "Dirge" [by F. B. Sanborn], (p. 411) Advertisement for a series of 6 Conversations given by A. B. Alcott, (p. 590a). [N. B. Holograph fragments, unsigned and undated. 4 leaves (numbered 2, 3, 4) and 2 scraps of paper, are in separate envelope: "Notes on Fruits. 4 leaves."]
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520476
MSS Unit ID: 19098
Accession number: 173769B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6f398cd0-1aec-0130-76a0-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1860: Created
  • 1862: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "[Notes on fruits]. 306 leaves of holograph draft and notes, unsigned and undated. " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1860. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/23cf22e0-edb3-0131-e7a0-58d385a7b928

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "[Notes on fruits]. 306 leaves of holograph draft and notes, unsigned and undated. " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 9, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/23cf22e0-edb3-0131-e7a0-58d385a7b928

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1860). [Notes on fruits]. 306 leaves of holograph draft and notes, unsigned and undated. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/23cf22e0-edb3-0131-e7a0-58d385a7b928

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[Notes on fruits]. 306 leaves of holograph draft and notes, unsigned and undated.