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Title
"Musketaquid." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated
Names
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 (Author)
Collection

Ralph Waldo Emerson collection of papers

Series I: Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1846
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Emerson
Shelf locator: m.b. Emerson ALS A - H
Topics
Intellectuals -- United States
Genres
Manuscripts
Poetry
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Ownership: Owen D. Young
Publications: Poems (Boston: James Munroe, 1847 [i.e. December 1846])
Citation/reference: The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vol. 9, Poems: A Variorum Edition, ed. Albert J. von Frank and Thomas Wortham (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2011), 276-282
Physical Description
Extent: 1 double leaf
[4 written sides]. Printer's copy for Poems (London, 1847), on pages 204, 205, 206. Includes an unpublished final section on last page [unnumbered], crossed through, first 4 lines unused ("Oft when I scan fond pictures poets drew...") and final 10 lines published posthumously in variant form as part of "fragments on nature" ("I bodily dwell in, and am not so blind..."). Typed transcription, 2 leaves. Collector's cover sheet (Owen Young), 1 leaf.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19738382
MSS Unit ID: 22322
Other local Identifier: 4882418
Other local Identifier: 8cb60120-26d7-0130-e478-58d385a7b928
Other local Identifier: Berg Coll MSS Emerson m.b.
Archives EAD ID: 945939
Accession number: 214293B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 32b3ee50-091a-013a-593a-0242ac110004
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1846: Created
  • 1882: Creator Died
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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"Musketaquid." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated