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[Notes, miscellaneous]. Holograph notes, draft fragments, lists, reading notes, etc.

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Title
[Notes, miscellaneous]. Holograph notes, draft fragments, lists, reading notes, etc.
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: 1840 - 1862
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Thoreau
Shelf locator: Various Fragments Thoreau
Topics
Transcendentalism (New England)
Nature study
Genres
Manuscripts
drafts (documents)
notes
Notes
Citation/reference: William Howarth, The Literary Manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1974): B12, B13a, B14b (Cliffs and Springs), D8g ("Another time..."), D17b ("Such travel...").
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe
Content: 9 leaves [= 12 numbered pages]. Pencil draft: "Another time as I was returning from the village in the dark of the evening I met Mrs Ebby Hubbard..." (1 full leaf, 1 mutilated leaf). Ink draft: "Such travel is apt to take all the youth and nerve out of the man & make his after life pathetic..." (1 leaf). Index notes on AL corner, dated Philadelphia, Aug. 8, 1859 (1 mutilated leaf) (see Outgoing Correspondence). Index notes on Telegram, from Charles W. Slack to "Henry D. Thoreau of Ralph Waldo Emerson," Boston, Oct. 31, 1859 (1 leaf) (see Incoming Correspondence). Index notes and calculations (1 mutilated leaf). Index notes on classical writers & notes referring to Darwin (1 mutilated leaf). List of trees in Concord & calculations (1 envelope/leaf). Index notes on apples (1 letter coversheet/leaf). (Includes "The Cliffs and Springs," "When breathless noon..." with "No fame can tempt the bard..." and "Many a bird of shorter wing..." on verso. 1 leaf).
Physical Description
Extent: 9 leaves
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520476
MSS Unit ID: 19098
Accession number: 179899B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 837a2550-1a24-0130-8d05-58d385a7bbd0
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Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1840: Created (Approximate)
  • 1862: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "[Notes, miscellaneous]. Holograph notes, draft fragments, lists, reading notes, etc." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840 - 1862. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b89b48c0-e8e0-0131-9c85-58d385a7bbd0

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "[Notes, miscellaneous]. Holograph notes, draft fragments, lists, reading notes, etc." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b89b48c0-e8e0-0131-9c85-58d385a7bbd0

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1840 - 1862). [Notes, miscellaneous]. Holograph notes, draft fragments, lists, reading notes, etc. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b89b48c0-e8e0-0131-9c85-58d385a7bbd0

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[Notes, miscellaneous]. Holograph notes, draft fragments, lists, reading notes, etc.