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MS Am 1280

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882, recipient. Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, circa 1814-1882: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1280
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882,
Title: Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1814-1882.
Quantity: 1 collection (12 linear feet (36 boxes)
Abstract: Letters from colleagues and friends to American Transcendentalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The Emerson Papers were deposited by The Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Conditions Governing Use:

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Ralph Waldo Emerson Letters from Various Correspondents, circa 1814-1882 (MS Am 1280). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters to RWE from his colleagues and friends.

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