Emerson Hall, Harvard (1905)

Emerson Hall, located in Harvard Yard in Cambridge, is the home of the University’s Philosophy Department. Named for Ralph Waldo Emerson, the building was designed by Guy Lowell and was completed in 1905. The noted psychologist and philosopher, William James, taught in Emerson Hall when he was at Harvard. Over the entrance of the building is the Biblical inscription: “What is man that thou art mindful of him?” (Psalm 8:4).

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One Response to Emerson Hall, Harvard (1905)

  1. DLa Rue says:

    Is there a way to link this to the campus map directly? Picture is nice, but I need to find the hall itself!

    Thanks–DL