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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1280.218

Emerson family letters and documents

Overview

Letters by Edward Bliss Emerson to William Emerson and documents concerning William Emerson; both are members of the New England Emerson family.

Dates

  • 1776-1826

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 volume)
Also includes correspondence concerning William Emerson and memoranda about the Ralph Waldo Emerson papers.

Biographical / Historical

The Emerson family played a prominent role in the social and literary life of New England.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*67M-139.

Deposited by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association; received: 1968.
Title
Emerson family. Emerson family letters and documents: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00348

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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