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Henry David Thoreau

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A Houghton Library exhibit contains ephemera related to poet and scholar Henry David Thoreau, such as this annotated 1854 copy of "Walden, or Life in the Woods," owned by a friend of Thoreau.

The Harvard in Thoreau

As the bicentennial of his birth nears, it’s clear the College influenced him more than he’d have admitted

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Scot Miller spent 120 days retracing Thoreau's footsteps for his new book, “Thoreau, The Maine Woods: A Photographic Journey through an American Wilderness” (photo 2). An exhibition of Miller's photographs are now on view at the Harvard Museum of Natural History (photo 3).

At one with Thoreau

Photographs inspired by ‘Maine Woods’ on display at Harvard Museum of Natural History

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