Edward Waldo Emerson
Emerson was born in Concord, Massachusetts. He was a son of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Lydian Jackson Emerson, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated in 1866. He graduated from the Harvard Medical School in 1874, and practiced medicine in Concord until 1882, when he received an inheritance and retired from his practice. After retiring from practice, he was instructor in art anatomy at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts 1885–1906. He was an accomplished equestrian.
Emerson married Annie Shepard Keyes of Concord in 1874. One of their seven children survived them. Edward Emerson was superintendent of schools in Concord and on the board of health and the cemetery and library committees. He was a founding member of the Concord Antiquarian Society and a member of the Social Circle.
- Emerson in Concord (1888)
- The Life of E. R. Hoar, with Moorfield Storey (1911)
- Henry Thoreau as Remembered by a Young Friend (1917)
- Early years of the Saturday Club, 1855–1870. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1918.
- Later years of the Saturday Club, 1870–1920. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1927.
- 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 Waldo Emerson Forbes (1909)
He made many contributions to magazines.
- Edward Everett Hale (1920). "Emerson's Essays". Encyclopedia Americana.
- "Edward Waldo Emerson and Emerson family papers, 1845-1971 (bulk 1876-1922)". concordlibrary.org. Retrieved 11 November 2011.