Hawthorne's Lenox :the Tanglewood circle /Cornelia Brooke Gilder with Julia Conklin Peters.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-259795

Description

126 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Homes and haunts
Dwellings History 19th century.
Intellectual life 19th century.
History 19th century.

Originator

Gilder, Cornelia Brooke.
Peters, Julia Conklin.

Contents

The Sedgwicks and the Hive -- The Wards and Bullards at Highwoods -- Tanglewood and the Tappans -- The Hawthornes and the Red House -- The Perch and Fanny Kemble -- Summerwood and Sarah Starr Lee -- Reverend Cook and the Dorrs at Highlawn -- Beecher Hill -- The Aspinwalls and Woolseys at Woodcliff -- The Haggertys and Vent Fort -- The Schermerhorns and Pinecroft -- The Ellery Sedgwicks and the Elms -- The Higginsons and Mahkeenac Farm -- The Hoopers and Nestledown -- Afterword : touring Lenox's Hawthorne era houses fifty years later with Henry James and Edith Wharton -- Appendix : literary and social neighbors in the Berkshires of Hawthorne's day.

Publication

Charleston, SC : History Press

Description

126 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-122) and index.
Gift of Corneilia Brooke Gilder, July 29, 2008.

ISBN

9781596294066
159629406X

Call Number

Stacks F74.L57 G45 2008

Other People and Orgs

Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

Material Type

Biography.

Places

Massachusetts Lenox
Lenox (Mass.)