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Dr. Thomas Low Nichols – References


Aspinwall, Bernard (2004-09-23). “Nichols, Mary Sergeant Gove (1810–1884), campaigner for medical reform and women’s rights”. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. 

Braun, Adee (2014-07-02). “Passional Affinities: The free-love couple who pissed off nineteenth-century America.The Paris Review.

Cayleff, Susan (2010). Wash and Be Healed: The Water-Cure Movement and Women’s Health. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. pp. 112–113. ISBN 9781439904275.

Nichols, Thomas Low. Science Fiction Encyclopedia. Accessed 14 January 2024.

D’Emilio, John; Freedman, Estelle B. (2012). Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America, Third Edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. p. 115. ISBN 978-0-226-92381-9.

Silver-Isenstadt, Jean L. (2002). Shameless: The Visionary Life of Mary Gove Nichols. Baltimore, Maryland: JHU Press. p. 248. ISBN 978-0-8018-6848-1.

Stearns, Bertha-Monica (1942). “Memnonia: The Launching of a Utopia.” The New England Quarterly. 15 (2): 280–295. doi:10.2307/360527. ISSN 0028-4866. JSTOR 360527.

  • This article explores Thomas and Mary’s move to Yellow Springs, Ohio, where they opened The Memnonia Institute School of Life on Earth. They offered a home, a school, a vegetable diet, hydropathic treatments, and the disciplined life of a self-sustaining association to men and women who desired freedom from society’s despotism. The public was not ready for this.

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