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Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1817-07-12 - 1862-05-06

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), American essayist, poet, and philosopher.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry David Thoreau collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 203
Overview: The Thoreau collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and objects relating to Henry David Thoreau. There are several original manuscripts, including notes on insects, weather, and natural phenomena, and drafts of poems, an untitled essay, the article "The Discovery of America, and Researches in Central Africa," and the concluding paragraphs to Walden. There is also an essay on Thoreau by Francis Sheldon and George Shiras with photographs by Roland Wells Robbins and Edwin Way...
Dates: 1841-1949

George Whitmore papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 274
Overview: The George Whitmore Papers consists of the literary papers of the poet, playwright, critic, novelist, and freelance writer George Davis Whitmore. The collection primarily contains his writings and supporting research files, though a small amount of professional correspondence and a few personal papers are present.
Dates: 1959-1995, bulk 1967-1989