Thoreau’s Lectures After Walden: Appendix B



No. Date Title of Lecture Location
1 30 August 1837 “The Commercial Spirit of Modern Times…” Cambridge
2 11 April 1838 “Society” Concord
3 8 February 1843 “The Life and Character of Sir Walter Raleigh” Concord
4 29 November 1843 “Ancient Poets” Concord
5 10 March 1844 “Conservatives and Reformers” (I) Boston
6 10 March 1844 “Conservative and Reformers” (II) Boston
7 25 March 1845 “Concord River” Concord
8 4 February 1846 “The Writings and Style of Thomas Carlyle” Concord
9 19 January 1847 “A History of Myself” (?) Lincoln, Mass.
10 10 February 1847 “A History of Myself” (I) Concord
11 17 February 1847 “A History of Myself” (II) Concord
12 3 January 1848 “An Excursion to Ktaadn” Concord
13 26 January “The Relation of the Individual to the State” Concord
14 16 February “The Rights and Duties of the Individual…” Concord
15 22 November 1848 “Student Life in New England, Its Economy” Salem, Mass.
16 20 December 1848 “Economy—Illustrated by the Life of a Student” Gloucester, Mass.
17 3 January “White Beans and Walden Pond” Concord
18 28 February 1849 “Student Life, Its Aims and Employments” Salem, Mass.
19 6 March 1849 “White Beans and Walden Pond” Lincoln, Mass.
20 21 March 1849 “Economy” Portland, Me.
21 20 April 1849 “Economy” Worcester, Mass.
22 27 April 1849 “Life in the Woods” (II) Worcester, Mass.
23 3 May 1849 “White Beans and Walden Pond” Worcester, Mass.
24 23 January 1850 “An Excursion to Cape Cod” (I) Concord
25 30 January 1850 “An Excursion to Cape Cod” (II) Concord
26 18 February 1850 “An Excursion to Cape Cod” So. Danvers, Mass.
27 6 February 1850 “An Excursion to Cape Cod” Newburyport, Mass.
28 1 January 1851 “An Excursion to Cape Cod” Clinton, Mass.
29 15 January 1851 “An Excursion to Cape Cod” Portland, Me.
30 22 January 1851 “Economy” Medford, Mass.
31 23 April 1851 “Walking, or the Wild” Concord
32 31 May 1851 “Walking, or the Wild” Worcester, Mass.
33 30 December 1851 “An Excursion to Canada” Lincoln, Mass.
34 7 January “An Excursion to Canada” (I) Concord
35 22 February 1852 “Life in the Woods” (I) Plymouth, Mass.
36 22 February 1852 “Life in the Woods” (II) Plymouth, Mass.
37 17 March 1852 “An Excursion to Canada” Concord
38 22 March 1852 “Economy” Boston
39 6 April 1852 “Life in the Woods” (II) Boston
40 23 May 1852 “Walking” Plymouth, Mass.
41 23 May 1852 “The Wild” Plymouth, Mass.
42 14 December 1853 “An Excursion to Moosehead Lake” Concord
43 4 July 1854 “Slavery in Massachusetts” Framignham, Mass.
44 8 October 1854 “Moonlight” Plymouth, Mass.
45 21 November 1854 “The Wild” Philadelphia
46 6 December 1854 “What Shall It Profit” Providence, R.I.
47 26 December 1854 “What Shall It Profit” New Bedford, Mass.
48 28 December 1854 “What Shall It Profit” Nantucket, Mass.
49 4 January 1855 “What Shall It Profit” Worcester, Mass.
50 14 February 1855 “What Shall It Profit” Concord
51 26 October 1856 “Moosehunting” Perth Amboy, N.J.
 52 2 November 1856 “Walking, Or the Wild” Perth Amboy, N.J.
53 16 November 1856 “What Shall It Profit” Perth Amboy, N.J.
54 18 December 1856 “Walking, Or the Wild” Amherst, Mass.
55 3 February 1857 “Walking, Or the Wild” Fitchburg, Mass.
56 13 February 1857 “Walking, Or the Wild” Worcester, Mass.
57 13 January 1858 “An Excursion to the Maine Woods” (?) Lynn, Mass.
 58 25 February 1858 “An Excursion to the Maine Woods” Concord
59 22 February 1859 “Autumnal Tints” Worcester, Mass.
60 23 February 1859 “An Excursion to the Maine Woods” (?) Worcester, Mass.
61 2 March 1859 “Autumnal Tints” (I) Concord
62 9 March 1859 “Autumnal Tints” (II) Concord
 63 26 April 1859 “Autumnal Tints” Lynn, Mass.
64 9 October 1859 “Life Misspent” Boston
65 30 October 1859 “The Character and Actions of Capt. John Brown” Concord
66 November 1859 “The Character and Actions of Capt. John Brown” Boston
67 3 November 1859 “The Character and Actions of Capt. John Brown” Worcester, Mass.
68 2 December 1859 “The Martyrdom of John Brown” Concord
69 8 February 1860 “Wild Apples” Concord
70 14 February 1860 “Wild Apples” Bedford, Mass.
71 4 July 1860 “The Last Days of John Brown” No. Elba, N.Y.
72 9 September 1860 “Walking” Lowell, Mass.
73 9 September 1860 “Life Misspent” Lowell, Mass.
74 20 September 1860 “The Succession of Forest Trees” Concord
75 11 December 1860 “Autumnal Tints” Waterbury, Conn.


 

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