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Silhouette of Emily Dickinson cut by Charles Temple, 1845.

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Indian pipes painted by Mabel Loomis Todd as a gift for Emily Dickinson.

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A lock of Emily Dickinson's hair.

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Emily Dickinson. Daguerreotype. Ca. 1847.

Emily Dickinson at Amherst College

Browse scans all of the Dickinson manuscripts held by Amherst College through Amherst College Digital Collections.

Visit the Emily Dickinson Museum

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After hearing that a plaster ceiling in Emily Dickinson's house had collapsed, Garrison Keillor asked how he could help. His Dec.

His Girl

Submitted by Emily G. Boutilier on Tuesday, 12/14/2010, at 3:53 PM

Because I could not stop for Death--

He kindly stopped for me--

The carriage held but just ourselves--

And Immortality.

NPR’s Garrison Keillor to Host Performance Benefitting the Emily Dickinson Museum Dec. 9

September 30, 2010
For immediate release
Contact: Jane Wald
413/542-2154

AMHERST, Mass.— On Thursday, Dec. 9—one day before the 180th anniversary of the poet Emily Dickinson’s birth—Garrison Keillor, host of the acclaimed National Public Radio program A Prairie Home Companion, will perform a special one-man benefit for the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at Johnson Chapel on the Amherst College campus and will feature Keillor’s legendary humor, commentary and song.

Notes on Emily and Writing

     A writer pursues a basic thesis. It runs through the work, and makes the work worth study, at least to the intellectual satisfaction of figuring out a puzzle.

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Mike showing off the first edition of Dickinson's Poems.

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