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MS Am 1118.10

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Emily Dickinson poems, and letters to Maria Whitney, 1878-1884: Guide.

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Last update on 2014 June 20

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Call No.: MS Am 1118.10
Creator: Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886.
Title: Emily Dickinson poems, and letters to Maria Whitney,
Date(s): 1878-1884.
Quantity: 1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Poems of Massachusetts poet Emily Dickinson and letters from Dickinson to Maria Whitney.

Acquisition Information:

76M-37. Gift of Elizabeth Whitney Putnam c/o Mr. Calvin C. Bartels, Chemical Bank, 277 Park Avenue, New York, New York; received: 1976.

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Preferred Citation for Publication:

Emily Dickinson Poems, and Letters to Maria Whitney, 1878-1884 (MS Am 1118.10). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

Dickinson was a poet of Amherst, Massachusetts.


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Scope and Content

Contains 5 poems by Dickinson as well as 8 letters from Dickinson to Maria Whitney.


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