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Dickinson family


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

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"As It Was, 1844-1944," [unpublished] essay about Emily Dickinson and her friends in town; the way Amherst was, the way people were; a rebuttal of unnamed publications that show the Dickinson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 2
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