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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: May 25, 1803-April 27, 1882

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 

ALS : Concord, Massachusetts, to Mr. Stack, 1858 Aug 22

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 452, Folder: F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining an invitation to lecture.
Dates: 1858 Aug 22

Ralph Waldo Emerson collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 212
Overview: The Emerson collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and prints documenting the life and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Dates: 1793-1937

Walter Savage Landor collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 255
Overview: Correspondence, writings, printed material, and artwork by or relating to Walter Savage Landor. Correspondence includes 12 ALS to William Allingham, an open letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson, and 2 ALS to Frances Milton Trollope. The writings include three sets of proof-sheets for Dry Sticks, a printed copy of Gebir, Count Julian, and other poems, with copious ms. corrections, excisions, etc. Accompanying material includes three pencil portraits of Landor by William Wetmore Story.
Dates: 1775-1864

Letter : Concord, [Massachusetts], to Mr. Smith, 1856 Nov 27

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 452, Folder: F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS requesting to switch an appearance in Charlestown from February 3 to February 10, citing other engagements in Ohio in January and on the way home.
Dates: 1856 Nov 27

Letter : Concord, to A. Fewsmith, 1851 Jan 19

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 452, Folder: F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS recommending a lecture by Reverend John P. Lesley of Milton, Mass., on the subject of caves, and inquiring if his copy of Gulistan, sent by train, reached Mr. Burleigh.
Dates: 1851 Jan 19

Letter : Concord, to an unidentified recipient, n.y. Dec 12

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 452, Folder: F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear Sir" declining a lecture invitation.
Dates: n.y. Dec 12

Letter : Concord, to John A[itken] Carlyle, 1872 Jun 14

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 452, Folder: F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, introducing "Miss Sarah Clarke."
Dates: 1872 Jun 14

Letter : Concord, to Mr. Christy, 1859 Dec 9

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 452, Folder: F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC

Letter : Concord, to Mr. Kinnicutt, 1859 Oct 5

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 452, Folder: F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS promising to visit Warren, [Massachusetts], if he has other engagements in the region.
Dates: 1859 Oct 5

Letter : Concord, to Robert C. Winthrop, n.y. Nov 1

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 452, Folder: F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining an invitation to a gathering of the "old scholars of the Latin School."
Dates: n.y. Nov 1

W. J. Linton Collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1387
Overview: The collection consists of the papers of author and wood engraver W. J. Linton, including personal and professional correspondence, writings by and about Linton, drawings and prints, personal papers, and other papers covering Linton's life and work in England and the United States. The papers are primarily those inherited by his daughters Ellen Wade Linton and Margaret Linton Mather, with additions from family friends.
Dates: 1797-1937, bulk 1838-1897