Charles King Newcomb Papers

Manuscript letters, journals, commonplace books and other papers relating to Providence Transcendentalist Charles King Newcomb (Brown Class of 1837) and his family. Newcomb, a protege of Ralph Waldo Emerson, resided for a time at Brook Farm and knew many of Emerson's circle. The collection includes many letters and a commonplace book of his mother, Rhoda Mardenbrough Newcomb. Also includes the signed autograph poem entitled "The Crucifixion" by Charles King Newcomb, dated April 10, 1860.

Format(s): Manuscripts, Microform, Letters
Library: John Hay

Access to the collection:

Online Catalog (JOSIAH):
General description of the collection available on JOSIAH
Charles King Newcomb journals 1851-1871
Charles King Newcomb commonplace books, 1836-1860
Charles King Newcomb notes
Rhoda Mardenbrough Newcomb commonplace book

Related Collections:
Brown University Archives Collection

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