[OASIS] Harvard University Library
OASIS: Online Archival Search Information System
http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou01462View HOLLIS Record   Frames Version
Questions or Comments   Copyright Statement

On July 1, 2018, OASIS will retire. It will be replaced by HOLLIS for Archival Discovery. Please explore.
MS Am 1189

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence, 1825-1881 (MS Am 1189): Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1189
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
Title: Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence,
Date(s): 1825-1881.
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Correspondence of the Transcendentalist poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Received from various sources at various times. Accession information is given with the item entry.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Ralph Waldo Emerson Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1825-1881 (MS Am 1189). 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 or title.

Scope and Contents

"Catch-all" collection chiefly consisting of letters from Emerson to various correspondents, including Thomas Carlyle, Edward Everett Hale, and Samuel Gray Ward.

Container List