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    Ralph Waldo Emerson Biography

    Mr. Stollar discussed the life and legacy of Ralph Waldo Emerson, including background, family, character, education, influences and experience. After his prepared remarks he…

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    Emerson and Thoreau Manuscripts

    The curator talked about the works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau and showed manuscripts of some of their writings and letters. The Huntington Library houses a…

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    Writings of Emerson and Thoreau

    Guests discussed the history of the Early Republic, the transcendental movement, and American intellectual history through the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David…

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    The Old Manse

    Ralph Waldo Emerson composed his essay on nature in the house called “The Old Manse.” It was the family home, and Emerson moved in with his father, who lived there, after his…

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    Emerson House

    Ms. Mongan talked about Ralph Waldo Emerson and the history of Emerson House. A scene of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery where Emerson is buried was also shown.

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    Emerson and Thoreau Collections

    Ms. Wilson described the collections of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau materials held by the library. Emerson was the keynote speaker at the dedication of the library.

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    Book Discussion on Emerson: The Mind on Fire

    Professor Richardson talked about his book, Emerson: The Mind on Fire, published by the University of California Press. It focuses on the life of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the famous…

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