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Brook Farm records, 1842-1901.

Author: Joshua ButtrickFrank DwightMarianne Dwight OrvisAnna Quincy Thaxter ParsonsBrook Farm Association (West Roxbury, Mass.)All authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Records of Brook Farm, the Utopian agricultural community founded by New England Transcendentalist George Ripley in 1841 at West Roxbury, Mass., and from 1845, records under its new form of Fourierist organization, the Brook Farm Phalanx. Includes: 1. Constitution and Minutes of the Brook Farm Association (Feb. 1842-Aug. 1847), 2. Ledger (Nov. 1844-Oct. 1846) containing the daily profit/loss statements and a list of
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Named Person: George Ripley; George Ripley
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Buttrick; Frank Dwight; Marianne Dwight Orvis; Anna Quincy Thaxter Parsons; Brook Farm Association (West Roxbury, Mass.); Brook Farm Phalanx, West Roxbury, Mass.
OCLC Number: 22283891
Description: 3 boxes.

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Records of Brook Farm, the Utopian agricultural community founded by New England Transcendentalist George Ripley in 1841 at West Roxbury, Mass., and from 1845, records under its new form of Fourierist organization, the Brook Farm Phalanx. Includes: 1. Constitution and Minutes of the Brook Farm Association (Feb. 1842-Aug. 1847), 2. Ledger (Nov. 1844-Oct. 1846) containing the daily profit/loss statements and a list of members, 3. Daybook (Jan. 1845-Aug. 1847) recording daily purchases and sales, and a list of members, 4. Record of those Brook Farmers who served as dinner waiters (May 1845-April 1846), and 5. a similar record of those working in the printing plant (April-Oct. 1846).

(Cont'd) Also included are letters (1843-47) from Brook Farm member Marianne Dwight (later Orvis) to her friend Anna Q.T. Parsons (with a few in return) and to Dwight's brother Frank, describing the daily life at the farm; and a few other misc. secondary items, including relevant newspaper clippings (1878-1901).

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