Extracts, mostly upon Natural History. [A commonplace book.]

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Title
Extracts, mostly upon Natural History. [A commonplace book.]
Names
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 (Author)
Collection

Henry David Thoreau collection

Series I. Manuscripts by Henry David Thoreau

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1830 - 1862
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Thoreau
Shelf locator: Commonplace book Henry D. Thoreau
Topics
Transcendentalism (New England)
Nature study
Natural history
Genres
Manuscripts
commonplace books
Books
Clippings
Notes
Citation/reference: William Howarth, The Literary Manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1974): F16.
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe
Content: Entries mainly on natural history and travel. 280 pages covered [followed by 40 blank leaves]. Uncorrected list of contents: 3 leaves.
Content: Insertions: at p. 253: newspaper clipping on "Board and Rooms" ; at p.361: newspaper clipping on speckled adder.
Content: Inside back cover: newspaper clipping, the Comet (letter dated Sep. 27, 1858) ; newspaper clipping, Meteorological (Nov. 4, 1861) ; newspaper clipping, a Toad Story (Aug.[?] 2, 1860) ; newspaper clipping, Robins in Winter ; almanac leaf (45/46) with population of United Sates, Presidential vote in 1856, Boston climate ; pencil notes "Am. Almanac for '50" [1 leaf, 1 side] ; pencil notes "A panther buries what is left of its game under leaves" etc. [1 leaf, mutilated, 1 side] ; pencil notes "Introd. from Europe to Canada & US E of Mississippi [1 leaf, 2 sides] ; Catalogue of Fishes, Mollusca, Zoophytes, &c., &c. at Aquarial Gardens, No. 21 Bromfield Street, Boston [1 leaf, broadside].
Physical Description
Extent: 180 leaves
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520476
MSS Unit ID: 19098
Accession number: 173768B
Other local Identifier: 4880143
Other local Identifier: 85dec050-17e7-0130-213a-58d385a7bbd0
Other local Identifier: Berg Coll MSS Thoreau
Archives EAD ID: 949785
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 85dec050-17e7-0130-213a-58d385a7bbd0
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Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1830: Created (Approximate)
  • 1862: Creator Died
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Extracts, mostly upon Natural History. [A commonplace book.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1862. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be3112f0-b1dd-0131-f0ed-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Extracts, mostly upon Natural History. [A commonplace book.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be3112f0-b1dd-0131-f0ed-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1830 - 1862). Extracts, mostly upon Natural History. [A commonplace book.] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be3112f0-b1dd-0131-f0ed-58d385a7bbd0

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Extracts, mostly upon Natural History. [A commonplace book.]