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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2336

Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous compositions

Overview

Compositions and other papers of the Transcendentalist poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Dates

  • 1825-1876

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Primarily poems, essays, and fragments of compositions by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times. Accession information is given with the item entry.

Title
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous compositions: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00237

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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