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Title
Ralph Waldo Emerson journals and notebooks, 1820-1880 and undated
Name/Creator
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882, creator
Emerson family.
Emerson, Edward Bliss, 1805-1834
Emerson, Edward Waldo, 1844-1930
Emerson, Ellen Louisa Tucker, 1804 or 1810-1831
Emerson, William, 1769-1811
Emerson, William, 1801-1868
Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850
HOLLIS IDLocation
Houghton
Language
English
Description
18.2 linear feet (252 items in 182 containers)
Form/Genre
text

Account books.

Broadsides.

Clippings.

Commonplace books.

Diaries.

Drawings.

Journals.

Notebooks.

print
Subject
Emerson, Ralph Waldo , 1803-1882 ;  American literature -- 19th century ;  Transcendentalists (New England) ;  Transcendentalism (New England)

Category
Published materials

Manuscripts and records

Individual reading

English

Diaries and journals

Commonplace books

19 century

18 century

Note
This collection of autograph manuscripts of Emerson journals, notebooks, and account books also includes items by others in the Emerson family, with annotations by RWE and annotations by Emerson's descendents and editors throughout. Collection also includes: letters sent to Emerson, clippings, drawings, broadsides, and commonplace books.

Includes manuscript materials by: Edward Bliss Emerson, Edward Waldo Emerson, Ellen Louisa Tucker Emerson, William Emerson (1769-1811), William Emerson (1801-1868), Margaret Fuller, and others.

Emerson was an American essayist and poet, and a New England Transcendentalist.

Selected color digital images available; see finding aid.

Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou00065

Unpublished printed finding aid available in the Houghton Accessions Records, 1991-1992, under *91M-94.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Journals and Notebooks, 1820-1880 (MS Am 1280H). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In English.