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Papers of Ralph Waldo Emerson 1822-1930

Author: Ralph Waldo EmersonC A BartolHenry W BellowsSamuel BrownJames Elliot CabotAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript : English
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The collection contains complete manuscripts or portions of numerous poems including "The rhodora," "Hymn, sung at the completion of the Concord monument," "Days," "Sea-shore," "Behold the sea," "Friends at Folansbee Lake," "Illusions," and "The forerunners."

Prose manuscripts include those for "Solution" and "Unitarian belief" with portions of numerous other essays or lectures including one on John Quincy Adams.

Other manuscripts include an 11 page autobiography through 1856; an "Account of interview with Mr. J. Adams, aged 90" and prologue to a Christmas play, with associated manuscript of F. B. Sanborn.

Printed material consists of newsclippings of Emerson's obituaries. There are also 14 prints or photographs of Emerson and his home.

Correspondence relates to the literary career and personal life of Emerson, to his ministry in the Unitarian Church, his lectures in the United States and abroad, hs editorship of "The Dial," his relationship with Thomas Carlyle and the supervision of the American edition of Carlyle's work.

There are also letters of Edward Waldo Emerson and Ellen T. Emerson with their father.

Chief correspondents include C. A. Bartol, Henry Whitney Bellows, Samuel Bellows, Samuel Brown, James Eliott Cabot, Peleg Chandler, James Freeman Clark, Moncure Daniel Conway, Rebecca L. Duncan, Likian Jackson Emerson, James Thomas Fields, Fields, Osgood & Co., Gugielmo Gajani, Henry George, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sir Arthur Helps, and Alexander Ireland.

Also Little, Brown & Co., Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, Theodore Lyman, Theodore Parker, Wendell Phillips, William B. Robers, L. B. Russell, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Epes Sargent, John Sartain, Mary E. P. Stearns, George Luther Stearns, Henry David Thoreau, John Weiss, C.H. Wheeler, Charles Stearns Wheeler, and B. B. Wiley.

Topics include religion, philosophy, American culture and government, Brook Farm, Fourierism, abolition, poetry, Longfellow's novel "Kavanagh," the Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Emerson's translation of the Persian poet Hafiz, the Concord Centennial, the Saturday Club, Emerson's English and California tours, the Boston Athenaeum, the Fourth of July and the case of French vs. Upton.

The following people are also mentioned in his correspondence : Amos Bronson Alcott, Louis Aggasiz, Lord & Lady Amberley, George Bancroft, William Ellery Channing, Arthur Hugh Clough, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, James Fenimore Cooper, Margaret Fuller, Horatio Greenough, Herman F. Grimm, Harro Paul Herring, Samule Hoar,

Also Washington Irving, Henry James, Charles Morris, John Gorham Palfry, Coventry Patmore, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Sir Walter Scott, Elizabeth Sarah Sheppard, Daniel Webster, John Greenleaf Whittier, William A. Wheeler and William Wordsworth.  Read more...

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Named Person: John Quincy Adams; Louis Agassiz; Amos Bronson Alcott; John Russell Amberley, viscount; Katharine Louisa Stanley Russell Amberley, viscountess; George Bancroft; Thomas Carlyle; Arthur Hugh Clough; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; James Fenimore Cooper; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Margaret Fuller; Horatio Greenough; Herman Friedrich Grimm; Harro Paul Harring; Samuel Hoar; Washington Irving; Henry James; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Charles Morris; John Gorham Palfrey; Coventry Patmore; Elizabeth Palmer Peabody; Walter Scott; Elizabeth Sara Sheppard; James Hutchison Stirling; Daniel Webster; William Adolphus Wheeler; John Greenleaf Whittier; William Wordsworth
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Waldo Emerson; C A Bartol; Henry W Bellows; Samuel Brown; James Elliot Cabot; Peleg W Chandler; James Freeman Clarke; Moncure Daniel Conway; Rebecca L Duncan; Edward Waldo Emerson; Ellen Tucker Emerson; Lidian Jackson Emerson; James Thomas Fields; Guglielmo Gajani; Henry George; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Arthur Helps, Sir; Alexander Ireland; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; James Russell Lowell; Theodore Lyman; Theodore Parker; Wendell Phillips; William B Rogers; Liane B Russell; F B Sanborn; Epes Sargent; John Sartain; Marshall Winslow Stearns; Geo L Stearns; Henry David Thoreau; John Weiss; Charlene Eldridge Wheeler; B B Wiley; Fields, Osgood & Co.,; Little, Brown and Company.
OCLC Number: 647923124
Notes: Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.
Description: 230 items.
Other Titles: Ralph Waldo Emerson papers

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The collection contains complete manuscripts or portions of numerous poems including "The rhodora," "Hymn, sung at the completion of the Concord monument," "Days," "Sea-shore," "Behold the sea," "Friends at Folansbee Lake," "Illusions," and "The forerunners."

Prose manuscripts include those for "Solution" and "Unitarian belief" with portions of numerous other essays or lectures including one on John Quincy Adams.

Other manuscripts include an 11 page autobiography through 1856; an "Account of interview with Mr. J. Adams, aged 90" and prologue to a Christmas play, with associated manuscript of F. B. Sanborn.

Printed material consists of newsclippings of Emerson's obituaries. There are also 14 prints or photographs of Emerson and his home.

Correspondence relates to the literary career and personal life of Emerson, to his ministry in the Unitarian Church, his lectures in the United States and abroad, hs editorship of "The Dial," his relationship with Thomas Carlyle and the supervision of the American edition of Carlyle's work.

There are also letters of Edward Waldo Emerson and Ellen T. Emerson with their father.

Chief correspondents include C. A. Bartol, Henry Whitney Bellows, Samuel Bellows, Samuel Brown, James Eliott Cabot, Peleg Chandler, James Freeman Clark, Moncure Daniel Conway, Rebecca L. Duncan, Likian Jackson Emerson, James Thomas Fields, Fields, Osgood & Co., Gugielmo Gajani, Henry George, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sir Arthur Helps, and Alexander Ireland.

Also Little, Brown & Co., Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, James Russell Lowell, Theodore Lyman, Theodore Parker, Wendell Phillips, William B. Robers, L. B. Russell, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Epes Sargent, John Sartain, Mary E. P. Stearns, George Luther Stearns, Henry David Thoreau, John Weiss, C.H. Wheeler, Charles Stearns Wheeler, and B. B. Wiley.

Topics include religion, philosophy, American culture and government, Brook Farm, Fourierism, abolition, poetry, Longfellow's novel "Kavanagh," the Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Emerson's translation of the Persian poet Hafiz, the Concord Centennial, the Saturday Club, Emerson's English and California tours, the Boston Athenaeum, the Fourth of July and the case of French vs. Upton.

The following people are also mentioned in his correspondence : Amos Bronson Alcott, Louis Aggasiz, Lord & Lady Amberley, George Bancroft, William Ellery Channing, Arthur Hugh Clough, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, James Fenimore Cooper, Margaret Fuller, Horatio Greenough, Herman F. Grimm, Harro Paul Herring, Samule Hoar,

Also Washington Irving, Henry James, Charles Morris, John Gorham Palfry, Coventry Patmore, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Sir Walter Scott, Elizabeth Sarah Sheppard, Daniel Webster, John Greenleaf Whittier, William A. Wheeler and William Wordsworth.

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