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MS Am 1280.218

Emerson family. Emerson family letters and documents: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1280.218
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Emerson family.
Title: Emerson family letters and documents,
Date(s): 1776-1826.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 v. (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters by Edward Bliss Emerson to William Emerson and documents concerning William Emerson; both are members of the New England Emerson family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Deposited by the Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Association; received: 1968.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Emerson Family Letters and Documents (MS Am 1280.218). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically.

Scope and Contents

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

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