Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803-1882)
Ellen
March 29, 1832: "I visited Ellen's
tomb & opened the coffin."
Aunt Mary, 4’3”
Harvard circa 1840

Most students had $600 spending money.
Emerson had $300.
Transcendentalist Club

RWE, Margaret Fuller, Thoreau, Frederick Hedge, James Marsh, George
Ripley, George Putnam, Bronson...
Journals—163 volumes
Lydian and Edward
Emerson’s home with Lydian
Henry David Thoreau
The Old Manse
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Emerson

  1. 1. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
  2. 2. Ellen March 29, 1832: "I visited Ellen's tomb & opened the coffin."
  3. 3. Aunt Mary, 4’3”
  4. 4. Harvard circa 1840 Most students had $600 spending money. Emerson had $300.
  5. 5. Transcendentalist Club RWE, Margaret Fuller, Thoreau, Frederick Hedge, James Marsh, George Ripley, George Putnam, Bronson Alcott, Orestes Brownson, etc. 1836-1840
  6. 6. Journals—163 volumes
  7. 7. Lydian and Edward
  8. 8. Emerson’s home with Lydian
  9. 9. Henry David Thoreau
  10. 10. The Old Manse

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