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    Emerson and Thoreau Collections

    Ms. Wilson described the collections of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau materials held by the library. Emerson was the keynote speaker at the dedication of the library.

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    Civil Disobedience: Reading

    Steven Fink talked about Henry David Thoreau’s essay Civil Disobedience. Mr. Fink talked about Henry David Thoreau, his writings, and his influence on American and literary history. He…

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    Wild Fruits: Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

    Bradley Dean talked about the process in publishing previously unpublished manuscripts written by Henry David Thoreau. Specifically, Mr. Thoreau had written several manuscripts detailing the…

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    Thoreau and Slavery

    Actor Richard Smith, portraying Henry David Thoreau, read Thoreau’s "Slavery in Massachusetts". He then talked about the role of slavery in Thoreau’s lifetime. Thoreau was an abolitionist…

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    Henry David's House

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    Emerson and Thoreau Manuscripts

    The curator talked about the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau and showed manuscripts of some of their writings and letters. The Huntington Library houses a collection of…

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    Thoreau Discussion

    In a discussion titled, “Is Thoreau Alive and Well in Concord Today?,” teachers, students, Walden Pond Park staff members and others expressed their ideas about Henry David Thoreau’s…

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    Writings of Emerson and Thoreau

    Guests discussed the history of the Early Republic, the transcendental movement, and American intellectual history through the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Emerson…

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    Thoreau Institute

    Mr. Cramer described the Thoreau Institute, a research facility and collection of Henry David Thoreau writings and other items.

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