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Title
"Merlin's Song." 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: 1867 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Emerson
Shelf locator: Merlin's Song RWE Original Manuscript
Topics
Intellectuals -- United States
Genres
Manuscripts
Poetry
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Publications: Published in May-Day, and other pieces (Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867).
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), 406-8.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 leaf
Pasted onto support leaf and bound into book of 18 leaves; fair copy of poem. With engraved portrait as frontispiece, engrossed title page, typed transcription.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19738382
MSS Unit ID: 22322
Other local Identifier: 4882866
Other local Identifier: 5926bcd0-2c30-0130-0f92-58d385a7bbd0
Other local Identifier: Berg Coll MSS Emerson
Archives EAD ID: 945938
Accession number: 2009042
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3228c360-091a-013a-9dc1-0242ac110003
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1867: Created
  • 1882: Creator Died
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""Merlin's Song." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1867. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93e2be10-bb13-0130-7d66-58d385a7bbd0

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""Merlin's Song." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93e2be10-bb13-0130-7d66-58d385a7bbd0

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1867). "Merlin's Song." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93e2be10-bb13-0130-7d66-58d385a7bbd0

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"Merlin's Song." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated