Contracts and correspondence concerning publication of the works of Emily Dickinson, 1890-1935.


Contracts and correspondence concerning publication of the works of Emily Dickinson, 1890-1935.

Contracts and correspondence between the Dickinson family and Roberts Brothers,Little, Brown and Company, and Houghton, Mifflin and Company, concerning the publication ofthe works of the poet, Emily Dickinson.

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Dickinson (Family : Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886) (family)

These objects, most of which are on permanent display in the Dickinson Room at Houghton Library, were included as part of the acquisition of the Dickinson papers in 1950. At the time of the purchase, the artifacts were physically located at The Evergreens, many displayed in "The Emily Room" created by Martha Dickinson Bianchi to memorialize her aunt, the poet Emily Dickinson. Most of these artifacts were originally located at the Homestead prior to its sale by Martha Dickinson Bianchi in 1916. ...

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Boston, Mass., publishing firm. From the description of Houghton, Mifflin and Company note [manuscript], 1899 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 715378844 ...

Bianchi, Martha Dickinson, 1866-1943 (person)

Martha Dickinson Bianchi (1866-1943) was the niece of Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), and daughter of William Austin Dickinson (1829-1895) and Susan Huntington Dickinson (1830-1913). As the sole surviving member of the Dickinson family, she edited several collections of Emily Dickinson's work, and wrote two Dickinson biographies. A poet in her own right, Bianchi published several volumes of her own work as well. From the description of Martha Dickinson Bianchi correspondence concerning ...

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Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) was the publisher of American author Louisa May Alcott's works. From the description of Robert Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612234860 From the guide to the Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) 19th century vanity press, forerunner of Little, Brown & Co...

Dickinson, Lavinia Norcross, 1833-1899 (person)

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Poet. Full name: Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. From the description of Emily Dickinson papers, 1847-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423614 Dickinson was a poet of Amherst, Mass. John Long Graves was her cousin. From the description of Letters to John Long Graves, 1854-1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79380981 Emily Dickinson, poet of Amherst, Massachusetts, received formal training in botany and horticulture while a student at Amherst ...

Todd, Mabel Loomis, 1856-1932 (person)

Mabel Loomis Todd was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 10, 1856. She married David Peck Todd in 1879, and they moved to Amherst, Massachusetts where her husband taught astronomy at Amherst College. Mabel Loomis Todd soon became intimately involved with William Austin Dickinson, brother of Emily Dickinson. Mrs. Todd later edited the first published poems of Emily Dickinson. She also travelled on scientific expeditions with her husband, lectured professionally, and wrote several articl...

Hampson, Alfred Leete. (person)

Alfred Hampson was a Portland, Or. attorney active in lobbying for the Oregon Minimum Deposit Act (Bottle Bill), which went into effect in October 1972. From the description of Alfred Hampson photographic collection [graphic], circa 1929-1940. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 774558399 Hampson was the sole heir to Martha Dickinson Bianchi's Dickinson manuscripts and rights of publication. From the description of Correspondence con...

Houghton Mifflin Company. (corporateBody)

Houghton Mifflin Company, publishing house of Boston, Mass., From the description of Houghton Mifflin Company records, 1832-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612205133 Houghton Mifflin Company, publishing house of Boston, Massachusetts, traces its roots back to the firm of Ticknor and Fields, the premier "literary" publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century; and to the Riverside Press, Henry Oscar Houghton's printi...

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