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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2351

James Freeman Clarke letters to Margaret Fuller


Letters from the Unitarian clergyman James Freeman Clarke to fellow Transcendentalist Margaret Fuller.


  • 1829-1840

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes 77 letters from Clarke to Fuller.

Biographical / Historical

James Freeman Clarke (1810-1888) was a Unitarian clergyman, author, and reformer closely associated with the Transcendentalists. He was minister in Louisville, Ky. (1833-1840) and at the Church of the Disciples in Boston (1841-1850, 1854-1888). Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) was a literary critic, editor, teacher, and political activist also closely associated with the Transcendentalists.


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location


Shelved in one box with MS Am 2352

Immediate Source of Acquisition

58M-81. Deposited by James Freeman Clarke, 29 Brimmer Street Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1958 January 8.
Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. James Freeman Clarke letters to Margaret Fuller, 1829-1840: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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