Emily Dickinson poems and letters to Maria Whitney
Poems of Massachusetts poet Emily Dickinson and letters from Dickinson to Maria Whitney.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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Extent.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Contains 5 poems by Dickinson as well as 8 letters from Dickinson to Maria Whitney.
Biographical / Historical
Dickinson was a poet of Amherst, Massachusetts.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Poems
- II. Letters
Immediate Source of Acquisition
76M-37. Gift of Elizabeth Whitney Putnam c/o Mr. Calvin C. Bartels, Chemical Bank, 277 Park Avenue, New York, New York; received: 1976.
Existence and Location of Copies
Readers are expected to use the facsimiles available.
- J = Johnson, Thomas, ed.. The poems of Emily Dickinson : including variant readings critically compared with all known manuscripts. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1955.
- JL = Johnson, Thomas, ed. The letters of Emily Dickinson. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958. This collection includes Johnson's "HCL G" letters.
- Fr = Franklin, Ralph, ed. The poems of Emily Dickinson, variorum edition. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998.
- Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Emily Dickinson poems, and letters to Maria Whitney, 1878-1884: Guide.
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