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Ballou, Adin, 1803-1890



  • Existence: 1803-04-23 - 1890-08-05


Adin Ballou (1803-1890), American minister, social reformer, and founder of the Hopedale Community

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A. J. Macdonald writings on American utopian communities

Call Number: GEN MSS 1394
Abstract: The collection contains writings and research material on seventy utopian associations compiled by A. J. MacDonald for his proposed volume "The Communities of the United States." The contents range from notes and brief sketches of communities to more extensive profiles based on Macdonald’s personal visits, his interviews with residents and colleagues, and transcriptions from contemporary publications. Also included are the printed materials such as prospectuses, constitutions and by-laws,...
Dates: 1843-1865