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Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Bowles, Samuel IV, 1884 May 1-14

 File — Box 11, Folder: 1
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May 5: "Dan [Daniel Chester French] has had a letter from Miss Dickinson of Amherst, as queer as anything you ever saw. I wish I could repeat the poetry in it, but I cannot think of it now."

Dates: 1884 May 1-14

Bowles, Samuel IV, 1890 November 14-30

 File — Box 11, Folder: 23
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Beth in Concord preparing for an operation in December. November 21 letter: "Father received the book this morning and was glad to have it. He said he hoped it was going to be the Dickinson poems when he saw the package! I gave him the notice of them you sent and he was much interested." File includes letter from her physician, Dr. Charles P. Strong.

Dates: 1890 November 14-30

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

Greenleaf, Nellie L., 1925 December -1935 May

 File — Box 19, Folder: 57
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An old friend of the family (generation of Samuel Bowles IV) from Springfield, Mass. The 1930 letter documents a harrowing foreign trip and indicates that Sherman provided Nellie Greenleaf with some income. April 1935 letter recalls Samuel Bowles III's encouragement and publication of Emily Dickinson.

Dates: 1925 December -1935 May

Jean McClure Mudge Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MA.00346

Photographs, correspondence, motion picture films and other materials created by writer and filmmaker Jean McClure Mudge. The material primarily relates to her experience as curator of the Emily Dickinson House in Amherst, MA and her documentary films. A guide to this collection is not yet available and portions of the collection are restricted. Please contact Archives and Special Collections for access to this material.

Dates: 1916-2013; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1991

Phonograph Collection of Poetry and Spoken Word Recordings

Identifier: MA.00215

59 spoken word phonograph recordings, commercially produced, which include poetry readings primarily featuring the work of notable American authors, speeches and interviews. Authors include Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, Dylan Thomas, John Updike and Frank Lloyd Wright.

Dates: circa 1937-1976