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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1118.6

Mary Adèle Allen correspondence concerning Emily Dickinson,

Letters concerning the American poet Emily Dickinson.


  • 1896-1930.

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.))

Correspondence between Mary Adèle Allen and MacGregor Jenkins concerning Jenkins' work Emily Dickinson friend and neighbor along with one letter from Lavinia Dickinson to Allen.

Biographical / Historical

Allen was possibly a resident of Amherst, Mass.


Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

54M-218. Gift of Mrs. Grant Squires, 105 East 67th Street New York; received: 1954.

Separated Materials

Pictures, clippings, and printed ephemera received with this material have been placed with similar items in the Emily Dickinson collection.
Allen, Mary Adèle. Mary Adèle Allen correspondence concerning Emily Dickinson, 1896-1930: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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