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Ralph Waldo Emerson letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055762]
Identifier: MS-0298
Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. The collection consists of letters from American essayist and poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson to John Boynton and George B. Coale.

Dates

  • 1823-1859

Creator

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Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (4 letters)

Biographical / Historical

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters from American essayist and poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson to John Boynton and George B. Coale.

Provenance

The letters were donated by Herbert Baxter Adams (letter to Boynton) and Mrs. Francis T. Redwood (letter to Coale).

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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