Emily Dickinson letters to various correspondents
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Extent.3 linear feet (1 case)
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Some of the letters (six) to Abiah Root Strong were "Sent by Miss Claribel Smith," according to an envelope housed with (L64).
Existence and Location of Copies
- JL = Johnson, Thomas, ed. The letters of Emily Dickinson. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958.
- 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.
- Fr = Franklin, Ralph, ed. The poems of Emily Dickinson, variorum edition. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998.
These numbers correspond to Johnson's "HCL L" numbers (e.g. MS Am 1118.4 (L1) is the same as HCL L1). It also includes, as (L55) - (L64) the letters to Abiah Root cited by Johnson as HCL ARS; and, (L65), a letter to Jane Humphrey cited as HCL JH1.
- Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886. Emily Dickinson letters to various correspondents, 1842-1886: Guide.
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