This website is a digital archive of the life and work of Walter Harding, an eminent Thoreau Scholar. Harding, a founding member of the Thoreau Society, served as a decorated Professor of English at SUNY Geneseo for several decades. Over the course of his career, Dr. Harding wrote continuously on Thoreau and his works, establishing himself as a leading scholar in his field. The documents within this archive demonstrate both Harding's scholarship and his impact on the community at SUNY Geneseo and abroad.
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GENESEO, Sept. -- Dr. Walter Harding, chairman of the English Department at the state University College at Geneseo, has…
This exhibit is dedicated to the history of Walter Harding and his relationship to Thoreau. Each collection highlights different periods...
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The devoted work which Harding put into his homemade bulletins can now been seen in published volumes, courtesy of the Thoreau Society.