Emerson, Ralph, 1787-1863
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The Ralph Emerson Papers (1807-1871) primarily document the professional work of Emerson as a Congregational clergyman and faculty member at Andover Theological Seminary. Letters to and from his wife Eliza are included in the correspondence.
The papers are comprised of typescript copies of writings of Ralph Emerson, the originals of which are held in the archives of Beloit College. The papers date from Emerson's matriculation at Yale College where he was the valedictorian of the class of 1811. The collection includes debates, a diary, notes from lectures of Timothy Dwight, correspondence, speeches, essays and other short writings.