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Thoreau, Helen L. (Helen Louisa), 1812-1849


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Thoreau anti-slavery scrapbooks

Identifier: C-122
Scope and Contents Collection contains two scrapbooks containing numerous newspaper clippings from the late 1830s to the 1850s, mounted into volumes originally used as account books from 1813-1817. Much of the subject matter relates to slavery in the United States and the antislavery movement. Clippings of published poems and prose include those by Whittier, Longfellow, Tennyson, and Lydia Maria Child. One volume has a hand-written index and is inscribed: "Begin March 1844. H.L. Thoreau, Concord, Mass." Some of...

Manuscripts, 1937-1961

 Item — Box: 15
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents Includes typescript and holograph letters written by Henry David Thoreau to various recipients, college essays written by Thoreau, transcriptions of journal entries written by Thoreau, and poems and fragments also written by Thoreau. Correspondents include Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, H. G. O. Blake, Helen Thoreau, Horatio R. Storer, David (?) Heard, W. & C. H. Smith, George William Curtis, George Thatcher, Marston Watson, Mary Brown, and Daniel Ricketson. Poems include...