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Emma Lazarus letters, 1868-1929

Author: Emma Lazarus
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence of Emma Lazarus. While the letters are primarily of a personal nature, they also reflect both her literary career and, after the traumatic effect on her of the perssecution of Russian Jews, 1879-1883, her role as American champion of Jews. There are original autograph letters from John Burroughs, Ralph W. Emerson, Henry James, William Morris, Tommaso Salvini, and Ivan Turgenev, and twenty other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autographs (manuscripts)
Named Person: John Burroughs; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry James; William Morris; Tommaso Salvini; Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev; William Wetmore Story; Annie Humphreys Johnstone
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Lazarus
OCLC Number: 606938043
Language Note: Material is in English.
Description: 1 box (1 box)
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Correspondence of Emma Lazarus. While the letters are primarily of a personal nature, they also reflect both her literary career and, after the traumatic effect on her of the perssecution of Russian Jews, 1879-1883, her role as American champion of Jews. There are original autograph letters from John Burroughs, Ralph W. Emerson, Henry James, William Morris, Tommaso Salvini, and Ivan Turgenev, and twenty other prominent figures. Also, one letter from Lazarus to William Wetmore Story and the letter of her sister, Annie Johnstone, presenting this collection to Columbia University.

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