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SERIES Identifier: MS Am 1280.235

II. Compositions by other authors

Dates

  • 1699-1939

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

From the Collection: 56 linear feet (171 boxes)

General note

Notes to readers:

For manuscripts by modern authors (e.g. Baxter, Cabot, Edward Waldo Emerson, Eglin-Kaufman, Tolmnan, etc.) relating to Emerson and the Emerson family, biographical and other notes as well as editors' papers and manuscripts relating to their editions of Emerson's works, see section VI (Secondary material).

For Emerson's copies of poems by other authors included in his anthology Parnassus, see section I, Part A (poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson), under Parnassus. For Emerson's copies of quotations from the writings of other authors, see section I, part B (Prose compositions by Ralph Waldo Emerson).

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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