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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1280

Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents

Letters from colleagues and friends to American Transcendentalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Dates

  • 1814-1882

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Extent

12 linear feet (37 boxes)

Includes letters to RWE from his colleagues and friends.

Biographical / Historical

Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American lecturer, poet, and essayist, and the leading exponent of New England Transcendentalism.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Emerson Papers were deposited by The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association.
Title
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882, recipient. Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, circa 1814-1882: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00123

Repository Details

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