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Thoreau Society

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    • us: TS
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        • Affiliation Address: 341 Virginia Road , Concord , MA 01742
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        • City: Concord
        • State: MA
        • Post Code: 01742
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        (lcsh) Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862--Appreciation
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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Thoreau Society of America
    • Sources

      • found: Its Booklet.
      • found: Henry David Thoreau 1862-1962, 1962: title page ("a centenary commemoration, May fifth, 1962 at the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, sponsored by the Thoreau Society of America and associated friends, societies, and institutions")
      • found: Thoreau Society bulletin, no. 1 (October 1941), via Internet Archive, February 7, 2017: leaf 1 (caption title: "The Thoreau Society bulletin"; "The Thoreau Society of America came into being last July 12, when nearly one hundred Thoreauans gathered in Concord at the call of Dr. Raymond Adams, Rev. Roland Sawyer, Walter Harding, and the Concord Thoreau Group headed by Allen French ... [they] elected officers and a committee to set up a formal organization. Dr. Adams became the first president"; publications: the Bulletin and "a little series of booklets on Thoreau")
      • found: Thoreau Society bulletin, no. 79 (spring 1962), via Internet Archive, February 7, 2017: page 1 ("The Thoreau Society 's commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of the death of Thoreau was held in New York City on the week-end of May 5th and 6th, 1962. The meetings opened in the Pierpont Morgan Library ... An exhibition of the Morgan Library Thoreau manuscripts ... was on display at a reception sponsored by the Morgan Library ...")
      • found: Thoreau Society website, February 7, 2017 (History of the Thoreau Society: formed, 1941; today the oldest and largest single-author society in the United States; meets annually in Concord; "the society has published occasional books and pamphlets written by its members, augmenting the written record that continues in its two periodical publications (the Thoreau Society bulletin and the Concord saunterer); Thoreau Society booklets: "since its founding in 1941, the Thoreau Society has published over 30 Booklets on various themes"; contact information: The Thoreau Society, Inc., 341 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742; email: {}
      • found: Henry David Thoreau 1862-1962, 1962: t.p. (Thoreau Society of America)
    • Change Notes

      • 1981-02-06: new
      • 2017-03-14: revised
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