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Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society

Charles E. Goodspeed

Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society

or, The gathering of a virtuoso"s collection

by Charles E. Goodspeed

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Published by Peabody Museum in Salem, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.,
  • Peabody Museum of Salem. East India Marine Hall.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles E. Goodspeed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1872.V53 G6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p., [4] leaves of plates, p. [193]-200 :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6504127M
    LC Control Number46021450
    OCLC/WorldCa3927164

      An international art, architectural, and cultural museum, the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem started as the East India Marine Society in Through mergers of several societies, the museum grew from seafaring treasures . According to Hawthorne scholar Margaret Moore in her book The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne, it was the "pooled holdings of the Philosophical and Social Libraries, which merged in ," six years after Hawthorne's birth (). The Athenaeum supplied Hawthorne with a tremendous amount of reading material during his Salem years.

    East India Marine Hall, part of the Peabody Essex Museum, Essex St. Mall, Salem (courtesy of the Peabody Essex Museum; special thanks to Bryant F. Tolles, Jr.) This section of the Website presents images and information on the museums, libraries, and schools in Salem Author: Rex Krajewski.   Hawthorne`s birthplace, originally on Union Street, has been moved to the same grounds, which lie on Salem Harbor. Nearby is the Custom House, where Hawthorne worked as surveyor of the Port of.

    The poetically-named setting of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Gothic novel of the same name, the House of Seven Gables has a long history. who served as the judge in the infamous Salem Witch Trials. Peabody Essex Museum Founded in by the East India Marine Society as a “cabinet of natural and artificial curiosities,” the Peabody Essex. Salem is located at the mouth of the Naumkeag River at the former site of an Indian village and trading center. Colonists settled the area in when a company of fishermen arrived from Cape Ann led by Roger 's leadership provided the stability to survive the first two years, but John Endecott replaced him by order of the Massachusetts Bay : Essex.


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Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society by Charles E. Goodspeed Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society. Salem, Mass.: Peabody Museum, (OCoLC) Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Goodspeed.

Hawthorne's bio throws up a whole flock of red flags, starting with his birthday on July 4 in Salem. His father Nathaniel was a member of the East India Marine Society, located in Salem. They try to pretend this wasn't connected to the East India Company, but of course it was.

Although most writers on Nathaniel Hawthorne touch on the importance of the town of Salem, Massachusetts, to his life and career, no detailed study has been published on the background bequeathed to him by his ancestors and present to him during his life in that town.

The Salem World of Nathaniel Hawthorne examines Salem's past and the role of Hawthorne's. Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society: or, The gathering of a virtuoso's collection by Charles E Goodspeed (Book).

On images of the Salem Witch Trials in historical romance, horror, and collective memory. Nathaniel Hawthorne famously complained, in the Preface to his novel The Marble Faun (), about “the difficulty of writing a romance about a country where there is no shadow, no antiquity, no mystery, no picturesque and gloomy wrong.” It’s easy, and certainly salient, to.

American novelist and short-story writer Nathaniel Hawthorne was three years old when he lost his father, a sea captain and member of the East India Marine Society, to yellow fever.

The death took place off the coast of Suriname; back in Salem, Massachusetts, Hawthorne’s mother, the former Elizabeth Clarke Manning, was left to make decisions. -The Salem Custom Houseis built.

-The East India Marine Hall is completed, with an open hall on the second floor designed to hold the museum of the society. -Nathaniel Hawthorne self-publishes his first novel, Fanshawe.

It was a romantic novel written in Salem while he was staying in the Manning House on Herbert Street. Hawthorne's father Nathaniel Hathorne Sr.

was a sea captain who died in of yellow fever in Dutch Suriname; he had been a member of the East India Marine Society. After his death, his widow moved with young Nathaniel and two daughters to live with relatives named the Mannings in Salem, [8] where they lived for 10 mater: Bowdoin College.

Examples of major holdings include the Edward Sylvester Morse collection of manuscripts, books, and photographs of Japan and Korea, Salem Witch Trials documents, the Frederick Townsend Ward collection of Chinese materials, an extensive collection of materials on Chinese architecture, the Nathaniel Hawthorne archive, documentation of the Museum’s collection of 17thth.

Collecting the Globe: The Salem East India Marine Society Museum (POSTPONED) PEM Associate Curator George Schwartz shares fresh insights from his new book “Collecting the Globe: The Salem East India Marine Society Museum,” the first in-depth. This is the first exhibition in a new gallery dedicated to showcasing works from the museum’s research library.

Nathaniel Hawthorne is integral to Salem’s rich history, and PEM’s Phillips Library collection includes over 3, individual volumes by the author. Salem native son Nathaniel Hawthorne, whose father was a member of the society, satirized it in an story (“A Virtuoso’s Collection”) about a museum that housed Nero’s fiddle, Pandora’s box.

Nathaniel Hawthorne felt a strong attachment to Salem. No matter what he wrote about the town, it was the locale for many of his stories, sketches, a novel, and a fragmentary novel. Salem history haunted him, and Salem people fascinated him. And Salem seems to have a perennial fascination for readers, not just for Hawthorne scholars.

In the society moved into the Salem Bank Building on Essex Street, just west of the future East India Marine Hall. By the collections of the East India Marine Society had grown to nearly 3, items, and Dr.

Seth Bass had been hired to. Hawthorne's father, Nathaniel Hathorne, Sr., was a sea captain who died in of yellow fever in Suriname; [6] he had been a member of the East India Marine Society.

[7] After his death, young Nathaniel, his mother and two sisters moved in with maternal relatives, the Mannings, in Salem, [8] where they lived for 10 years. Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India marine society; or, The gathering of a virtuoso's collection, By Charles E.

(Charles Eliot) Goodspeed. "A Virtuoso's Collection" is the final short story in Mosses from an Old Manse by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It was first published in Boston Miscellany of Literature and Fashion, I (May ), The story references a number of historical and mythical figures, items, beasts, books, etc.

as part of a museum collection. East India Marine Hall was built in /5 for the East India Marine Society, which was established in In his book Architecture in Salem, Bryant F. Tolles, Jr. explains that the building was for some time thought to have been the design of Alexander Parris () but that it is now believed to be the work of masterbuilder Thomas.

Nathaniel Hawthorne and The Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society or The Gathering of a Virtuoso's Collection by Charles E. GOODSPEED | Jan 1, Paperback. Charles E. Goodspeed was the founder of several bookstores in Boston and a dealer in rare books and manuscripts. Most of his writings were bibliographical, compiling A treasury of fishing stories and Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society, or, The gathering of a virtuoso's collection, both published in.

He helped organize the East India Marine Society which collected and disseminated navigation information among its sea captain members. InBowditch also published a navigational map of Beverly, Salem, Marblehead and Manchester harbors. For twenty years, Bowditch was employed by the Essex Fire and Marine Insurance Company as its President.Courtesy Peabody Essex Museum Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in a small house in Salem on July 4,to Capt.

Nathaniel Hathorne and his wife, Eliza-beth Clarke Manning. He grew up playing on the streets, wharves, and Common of that city, read its history at the Ath-enaeum, and heard the local stories passed down in the.To this day, an exact replica of a cabin from the Taria Topan, an East India trade vessel, stands on the rooftop of the Hawthorne where the Salem Marine Society still meets.

To further highlight the hotel, a drive to raise money to buy Bela Prat Lyon's statue of Nathaniel Hawthorne to create a Hawthorne Monument was undertaken.