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Boston Saturday Club

ORGANIZATION

Society of Boston writers and intellectuals, founded 1855. Met the fourth Saturday of every month at the Parker House hotel on Tremont Street.

Founding Date:
1855

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Louis Agassiz
Paleontologist
28-May-1807 14-Dec-1873 Ichthyologist at Harvard
Richard Henry Dana
Author
1-Aug-1815 6-Jan-1882 Two Years Before the Mast
Charles Dickens
Novelist
7-Feb-1812 9-Jun-1870 Oliver Twist
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Essayist
25-May-1803 27-Apr-1882 Essayist, wrote Nature
James Thomas Fields
Editor
31-Dec-1817 24-Apr-1881 Editor of the Atlantic Monthly
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Author
4-Jul-1804 19-May-1864 The House of the Seven Gables
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Author
29-Aug-1809 7-Oct-1894 The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table
William Dean Howells
Author
1-Mar-1837 11-May-1920 The Rise of Silas Lapham
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Poet
27-Feb-1807 24-Mar-1882 Evangeline
James Russell Lowell
Author
22-Feb-1819 12-Aug-1891 The Biglow Papers
John Lothrop Motley
Diplomat
15-Apr-1814 29-May-1877 The Rise of the Dutch Republic
Francis Parkman
Historian
16-Sep-1823 8-Nov-1893 France and England in North America
Charles Sumner
Politician
6-Jan-1811 11-Mar-1874 Anti-slavery Senator from Massachusetts
Bayard Taylor
Author
11-Jan-1825 19-Dec-1878 Europe seen with Knapsack
Henry David Thoreau
Author
12-Jul-1817 6-May-1862 Walden
John Greenleaf Whittier
Poet
17-Dec-1807 7-Sep-1892 American abolitionist poet


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