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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1189

Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence

Correspondence of the Transcendentalist poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Dates

  • 1825-1881

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

"Catch-all" collection chiefly consisting of letters from Emerson to various correspondents, including Thomas Carlyle, Edward Everett Hale, and Samuel Gray Ward.

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 or 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 correspondence, 1825-1881 (MS Am 1189): Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01462

Repository Details

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