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us: Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)


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    • us: Brook Farm (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
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    • us: Brook Farm (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
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      Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and EducationBrook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education Brook Farm Association for Industry and Education (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)Brook Farm Association for Industry and Education (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
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    • found: Its Constitution of the Brook Farm Phalanx, adopted May 1, 1845, 1845: t.p. (incorporated by the Legislature of Mass., Mar. 1845) p. 5 (the name of this association shall be the Brook Farm Phalanx)
    • found: Codman, J.T. Brook Farm, historic and personal memories, 1894: p. 12 (in the association's 1st constitution, 1842: The name and style of the association shall be "(The Brook Farm) Institute of Agriculture and Education") p. 43 (2nd constitution, 1844, mentioned but name not cited)
    • found: NUC pre-1956 (Brook Farm Phalanx, West Roxbury, Mass.; hdg. for previous name: Brook Farm Association for Industry and Education, West Roxbury, Mass.; entries under the latter hdg. are eds. of the 1844 constitution, with titles giving name as in hdg.)
    • found: Delano, S.F. The Harbinger and New England Transcendentalism, c1983: p. 15 (the Brook Farm community founded in 1841 in West Roxbury, Mass.; its demise was in autumn of 1847) p. 16 (on 18 Jan. 1844 a new constitution was drawn up converting "The Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education" to "The Brook Farm Association for Industry and Education"; in Mar. 1845 a 3rd constitution was drafted, which changed the name of the community to the "Brook Farm Phalanx")
    • found: Brook Farm : an annotated bibliography ... 1978
    • found: NUCMC data from Fruitlands Museums for Brook Farm collection, 1834-1900 (Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education founded in 1841; converted to a phalanx in 1844; experiment closed 1847)
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    • 1986-03-05: new
    • 1995-12-05: revised
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