Emerson, Ellen Tucker.

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Ellen Tucker Emerson (1839-1909) was the eldest surviving child of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) and Lidian Jackson Emerson (1802-1892).

From the description of Letters, 1863-1865. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276046

Daughter of R.W. Emerson; b. 1839; d. 1909.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Mr. Channing, 1882 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614252

Second child and elder daughter of philosopher, essayist, poet, and lecturer Ralph Waldo Emerson and his second wife, Lidian (Jackson) Emerson. Born Feb. 24, 1839 in Concord, Mass., where she spent her life; died in Milton, Mass., Jan. 14, 1909. Member of Concord's School Committee, of First Parish (where she taught Sunday school for over forty years), and of various other Concord organizations. Acted as organizer and hostess of social events, including public dances held in Town Hall. (Some music in collection is believed to have been used at these sociables.).

(Cont.) Assisted Emerson during mental and physical decline of his final decade.

From the description of Ellen Tucker Emerson music collection, 1855-1894. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 32843094

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Brown, John, 1800-1859. Selection from the Wisdom of Solomon read at the John Brown memorial meeting : manuscript copy in three hands : [Concord, Mass.], [1859 Dec. 2]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Emerson, Ellen Tucker,. Autograph letter signed from Ellen T. Emerson, Concord, to [Selina] Flower [manuscript], 1873 September 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Ralph Waldo Emerson collection, 1793-1937. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Collection of manuscript and printed documents related to the John Brown relief and memorial meetings : Boston, Salem, and Concord, Mass., 1859-1860. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Emerson, Ellen Tucker. Letters, 1863-1865. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Emerson family. Emerson family correspondence, 1827-1957. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson additional papers, 1852-1898. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Emerson, Ellen Tucker. Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Mr. Channing, 1882 Aug. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890. Papers, 1819-1932 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Letters, 1839-1924 (inclusive), 1839-1891 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf First Parish in Concord (Concord, Mass.). First Parish in Concord records, 1695-1985. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Bartlett, Sarah R. (Sarah Ripley), 1883-1976. Miss Ellen as I remember her : typescript, [1960]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Almy family. Papers, 1649-1984 (inclusive), 1832-1984 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Legate, Helen Augusta, 1858-1945. Helen Legate papers, 1898-1923. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Selections from Brown's last words read by R.W. Emerson : autograph manuscript : [Concord, Mass.], [1859 Dec. 2]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson additional papers, ca.1835-1891. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cotton, John, 1712-1789. John Cotton sermon : holograph, 1734. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Emerson, Ellen Tucker. What I can remember about father : manuscript, 1902. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Papers of Ralph Waldo Emerson [manuscript], 1822-1930 (bulk 1830-1877). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence, 1825-1881. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sears, Edmund H. (Edmund Hamilton), 1810-1876. Papers, 1837-1875 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
creatorOf Emerson family. Letters, 1848-1889. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Emerson family papers, 1699-1939. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. Autographs collected and letters received by Lydia Avery Coonley Ward, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Moore, Aubertine Woodward, 1841-1929. Papers, 1781-1928. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Clark, Gladys R. (Gladys Rowe), 1892-1989. Ellen Emerson : holograph and typed transcript / Gladys R. Clark. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Emerson, Ellen Tucker,. Ellen Tucker Emerson music collection, 1855-1894. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Grimm, Herman Friedrich, 1828-1901. Papers concerning the Emerson family, 1858-1882. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
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associatedWith Almy family. person
associatedWith Bartlett, Sarah R. (Sarah Ripley), 1883-1976. person
associatedWith Channing, William Ellery, 1817-1901, person
associatedWith Clark, Gladys R. (Gladys Rowe), 1892-1989. person
associatedWith Cotton, John, 1712-1789. person
associatedWith Davidson, Edith. person
associatedWith Emerson, Edward Waldo, 1844-1930. person
associatedWith Emerson family. family
associatedWith Emerson family. family
correspondedWith Emerson family. family
correspondedWith Emerson family. family
associatedWith Emerson family. family
correspondedWith Emerson family. family
associatedWith Emerson, John Haven, b. 1840. person
associatedWith Emerson, Lidian Jackson, 1802-1892. person
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. person
associatedWith First Parish in Concord (Concord, Mass.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Flower, Selina, d. 1884 person
associatedWith Forbes, Edith Emerson, 1841-1928. person
associatedWith Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo), 1873-1969. person
associatedWith Grimm, Herman Friedrich, 1828-1901. person
associatedWith Harvard College (1780- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934. person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871. person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Una, 1844-1877. person
associatedWith Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890. person
associatedWith Hoar, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Legate, Helen Augusta, 1858-1945. person
associatedWith Lowell, Charles Russell, 1835-1864. person
associatedWith Moore, Aubertine Woodward, 1841-1929. person
associatedWith Prescott, George L. (George Lincoln), 1829-1864. person
associatedWith Ripley, Sarah Alden, 1793-1867. person
associatedWith Sears, Edmund H. (Edmund Hamilton), 1810-1876. person
associatedWith Ward, Anna. person
associatedWith Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Concord (Mass.)
Massachusetts
United States
Massachusetts--Concord
United States
Fort Wagner (S.C.)
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Christmas music
Instrumental music
Women--Correspondence
Church music
Patriotic music
Singing--Instruction and study
Hydrotherapy
Songbooks
Vocal music
Dance music
Songs
Popular music
Authors, American--Biography
School songbooks
Hymns, English
Music
School music
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Birth 1812

Death 1831

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