Godwin, Parke (1816-1904). Papers, 1844-93 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Parke Godwin, the son-in-law of William Cullen Bryant, was an active leader of the Fourierist movement during the 1840s. This collection contains 44 letters between Godwin and Charles A. Dana as well as other letters mainly relating to the Brook Farm Phalanx. There are also several letters from Charles Sears to Horace Greeley regarding the North American Phalanx.
The microfilm was made in 1939 from the originals in the Bryant-Godwin and Ford collections in the New York Public Library for Arthur E. Bestor, Jr., who later donated the film to the Survey.