The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Emerson, Edward Waldo

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1202577The Encyclopedia Americana — Emerson, Edward Waldo

EMERSON, Edward Waldo, American physician, writer and lecturer: b. Concord, Mass., 10 July 1844; son of Ralph Waldo Emerson (q.v.). He was educated at Harvard, where he was graduated in 1866 and from the medical school in 1874. After retiring from practice he was instructor in art anatomy at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts 1885-1906. He published ‘Emerson in Concord’ (1888); he edited ‘Correspondence of John Sterling and Ralph Waldo Emerson’ (1897); ‘Centenary Edition of Ralph Waldo Emerson,’ annotated (1903); ‘Life and Letters of General Charles Russell Lowell’ (1907); ‘Emerson's Journals,’ with W. E. Forbes (1909); joint author with M. Storey of ‘The Life of E. R. Hoar’ (1911) and many contributions to magazines.