Lost Utopias a brief description of three quests for happiness, Alcott"s Fruitlands, old Shaker House, and American Indian Museum, rescued from oblivion, recorded and preserved by Clara Endicott Sears on Prospect Hill in the old township of Harvard, Massachusetts by Harriet Ellen O"Brien

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Published by P. Walton in Boston, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Alcott, Amos Bronson, -- 1799-1888,
  • Sears, Clara Endicott, -- 1863-,
  • Shaker House (Harvard, Mass.),
  • Shakers,
  • American Indian Museum (Harvard, Mass.),
  • Fruitlands (Harvard, Mass.)

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Book details

Statementby Harriet E. O"Brien.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF74.H4 O13 1929
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. incl. front. : ill., port. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16357519M
LC Control Number30001914
OCLC/WorldCa1223512

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