Emily Dickinson Museum Announces Major Gift from Kaneka Corporation of Japan

July 1, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum announced today that it has received a $50,000 gift from the Kaneka Corporation of Japan for capital improvements to the Dickinson family homes in Amherst. Kaneka's gift marks the first corporate contribution to the Emily Dickinson Museum 's campaign fund and also represents the first major donation to the Museum from outside the continental United States.