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Joel Myerson collection of nineteenth century American manuscripts and iconography
Scope and Contents Professor Joel Myerson, former chair of the English Department at the University of South Carolina, is one of the leading scholars in the area of nineteenth-century American literature, particularly in the area of Transcendentalism. He has spent the past 30 years building this collection of Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists, along with its accompanying Collection of Nineteenth-Century American Literature. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), was a significant figure...
Dates: 1787-1931; Majority of material found within 1820-1890