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MS Am 1280.229

Emerson family. Emerson family additional correspondence: 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 1280.229
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Emerson family additional correspondence
Date(s): 1811-1859
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of the family of American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*75M-71. Deposited by Ralph Waldo Emerson Memorial Associationfrom the estate of Edith Emerson Forbes; received: 1976 April 22.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Emerson Family Additional Correspondence (MS Am 1280.229). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American poet and essayist.


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Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Lucy (Jackson) Brown, Charles Emerson, Edward Bliss Emerson, Ruth Haskins Emerson, and Waldo Emerson, among others. Also includes the poem Farewell ye lofty spires... by Edward Bliss Emerson and a drawing by Waldo Emerson.

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