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Thoreau Fellowship Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0499

Scope and Contents

Records of the Thoreau Fellowship, a society with its headquarters in Maine. The society encourages publication and activity in the fields of history, conservation, preservation of natural resources, and other interests of Henry David Thoreau. Included are manuscripts of writings, publications, pamphlets, reprints, and photos.


  • Creation: 1960-



Box 333 folio and Box 978 folder 1 were sealed until May 6, 2017. Restrictions have been lifted, June 2017.

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

The Thoreau Fellowship is a Maine based society which engages in the activities connected to the study of Henry David Thoreau and that which he was interested. The society was founded December 1, 1968.


14 linear feet (12 boxes)

Language of Materials



Included are manuscripts of writings, publications, pamphlets, reprints, and photos.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Thoreau Fellowship, Inc.

Publications About Described Materials

The Thoreau Journal Quarterly.
Guide to the Thoreau Fellowship Records
Box And Folder List Available
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States