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MS Am 1850

Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947. Alfred North Whitehead letters to Guy Emerson: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1850
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947.
Title: Alfred North Whitehead letters to Guy Emerson,
Date(s): 1944-1947.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from Harvard philosophy professor Alfred North Whitehead to banker Guy Emerson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*70M-8. Gift of Mrs. Guy Emerson, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts; received: 1970 September 17.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Alfred North Whitehead Letters to Guy Emerson (MS Am 1850). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Whitehead received an honorary degree from Harvard in 1926 and taught philosophy at Harvard. Guy Emerson was a banker.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes personal correspondence regarding visits between North and Evelyn Whitehead and Guy and Ruth Emerson. Also includes newspaper clippings and two notes written about Whitehead by Emerson.

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