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Correspondence to Alfred Winslow Hosmer relating to Henry David Thoreau, 1849-1949

Author: Alfred W Hosmer
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Collection includes letters to Alfred Winslow Hosmer that reflect his knowledge of and interest in the life and work of Henry David Thoreau, particularly his efforts to illuminate the Thoreau's work and establish his reputation as an author, naturalist, and philosopher. Those whose letters are contained in the collection include Henry S. Salt, Abba and Louisa May Alcott, John Burroughs, E.R. Hoar, and Walton  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Records and correspondence
Named Person: H G O Blake; Alfred W Hosmer; Samuel Arthur Jones; Walton Ricketson; Henry S Salt; Henry David Thoreau; H G O Blake; Alfred W Hosmer; Samuel Arthur Jones; Walton Ricketson; Henry S Salt; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred W Hosmer
OCLC Number: 52307153
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
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Collection includes letters to Alfred Winslow Hosmer that reflect his knowledge of and interest in the life and work of Henry David Thoreau, particularly his efforts to illuminate the Thoreau's work and establish his reputation as an author, naturalist, and philosopher. Those whose letters are contained in the collection include Henry S. Salt, Abba and Louisa May Alcott, John Burroughs, E.R. Hoar, and Walton Ricketson. A large portion of the collection contains the letters of Dr. Samuel L. Jones, who worked closely with Hosmer in their mutual desire to see Thoreau recognized.

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