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MS Am 1189

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence, 1825-1881: Guide.

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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: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
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.

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