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SUB-SERIES Identifier: MS Am 1280.235

A. Manuscripts by authors other than Ralph Waldo Emerson


  • 1699-1939

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


56 linear feet (171 boxes)

Physical Location

b, pf

General note

Note to readers: Generally, only original autograph manuscripts by authors other than Ralph Waldo Emerson are included in this section. But some early or contemporary transcripts (e.g. Ossoli, of Allston's sonnets and transcripts by members of the Emerson family) have also been included. Some modern transcripts which normally would go into section VI (e.g. Bourchier's poem) have been included in this section because they had originally been singled out and cataloged under their authors' names rather than those of the transcribers. For modern transcripts (e.g. Tolman's of Mary Moody Emerson's Almanac ), see part B of this section, p. 125.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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