Emerson Papers, Ca. 1837-1928
17 archives boxes (8.5 linear ft.)
The papers consist of personal and family correspondence; geological notebooks kept by Emerson during his geological survey of Massachusetts and other areas of New England; pamphlets and scientific papers relating to Emerson's Helix Chemica and his Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island; essays and compositions written by Emerson when he was a student; and notes and letters concerning family genealogy.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
There is no restriction on access to the Benjamin Kendall Emerson Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.
Requests for permission to publish material from the Benjamin Kendall Emerson Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
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