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Dickinson family


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bowles, Samuel IV, 1897 April 17 - May 19

 File — Box 12, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents May 19: "Miss Lathrop has painted a picture of Mrs. [Susan?] Dickinson which needed no alteration. Mrs. Dickinson brought over a photograph they all liked and said she wanted the picture to look about ten years younger than she does now -- that she was going to Europe and the children wanted a portrait of her. She had planned to take a picture of Mr. Dickinson to Europe and have someone there paint a portrait from it, but they are so well satisfied with Mrs. Dickinson's that when Miss...
Dates: 1897 April 17 - May 19

Bowles, Samuel IV, 1899 August 14-28

 File — Box 12, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Letters from Manomet, continued. Aug 27: "Mrs. Dickinson certainly is a trifle precious, but it really is a good idea after all. I hoped I should see Miss Lavinia again. No generation seems so much worth while as the one so fast vanishing."

Dates: 1899 August 14-28

Daniel and Tammy Dickinson Family Papers

Identifier: MA.00245
Abstract The Daniel and Tammy Dickinson Family Papers document the lives of three generations of the Daniel Dickinson (1793-1874) and Tammy (Martha) Eastman Dickinson (1801-1887) family. The papers date from 1818 to 1901 and are comprised almost entirely of correspondence, mostly incoming to Daniel and Tammy from siblings, children, grandchildren, friends, acquaintances, and business contacts. Topics in the letters include family news, religion, the Civil War, and western migration. The last two...
Dates: 1818-1901; Majority of material found within 1850-1880

Emily Dickinson Collection

Identifier: MA.00167
Abstract The collection documents the creative work and personal life of Emily Dickinson, spanning her lifetime, from 1830 to 1886; her family and friends; and the early publication history of her work. It also includes material from Dickinson scholars Mabel Loomis Todd, Millicent Todd Bingham, Jay Leyda, and others. The collection includes original poems, manuscripts, and letters from Dickinson to family and friends; images of the poet, including the daguerreotype and silhouette; physical artifacts...
Dates: 1840-2005; Majority of material found within 1850-1955

Series 1: Writings, circa 1930-1950

Scope and Contents

Series 1: Writings, circa 1930-1950, consists of approximately 1.25 linear feet of material. Much of this series consists of Jane Crowell's typescripts of her poetry, short stories, and essays. Most of the pieces are in nearly finished form, with occasional changes in ink or pencil.

Dates: circa 1930-1950

Sunday letters home, 1895 September 15 - 1896 June 7

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: AMC 1], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Typescripts by Lucy Chase Sparks of letters her father, Aurin Moody Chase, wrote to his parents during his years as an Amherst College undergraduate, 1892-1896. In the letters he writes frequently of Amherst (town and college) people and events, about his classes, etc. He also notes his interest in biology and music.

Dates: 1895 September 15 - 1896 June 7

Writings about Emily Dickinson and Amherst , circa 1945

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

"As It Was, 1844-1944," [unpublished] essay about Emily Dickinson and her friends in town; the way Amherst was, the way people were; a rebuttal of unnamed publications that show the Dickinson family and the town of Amherst in an unfavorable light.

Dates: circa 1945

Additional filters:

Archival Object 5
Collection 2
Amherst (Mass.) -- History 2
American poetry 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Middle West 1
New England -- History -- 1775-1865 1
New England -- Social life and customs 1