John Sullivan Dwight correspondence regarding Brook Farm, 1840-1848 | Boston Public Library Archival and Manuscript Finding Aid Database
Collection Identifier: MS E.4.1
Extent: 32.0 Items
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Scope and Contents: This collection contains 32 letters written to John Sullivan Dwight between 1840-1848 and cover a variety of subjects including George Ripley’s (1802-1880) resignation from the Purchase Street church in 1840; Sophia Ripley’s (1803-1861) description of early life on the Farm; Albert Brisbane’s (1809-1890) comments of the progress of associationism; the future prospects of the community after the Phalanstery fire; and William Henry Channing’s (1810-1884) thoughts about the future of the reform movement.