Institutions Contributing Manuscript Images and Transcriptions

American Antiquarian Society. Worcester, MA
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/
Images of four manuscript poems are included in EDA. AAS has also contributed images of many lifetime print appearances of Dickinson poems, accessible in the Resources section.
Permission requests: library@americanantiquarian.org
Amherst College. Amherst, MA
https://acdc.amherst.edu/browse/collection/collection:ed
Images of all 850 Dickinson manuscripts held by Amherst College are available via Amherst College Digital Collections, including material not yet incorporated into EDA.
Permission requests: archives@amherst.edu
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale Collection of American Literature, Yale University. New Haven, CT
http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/
Images of eight manuscript poems, and three contemporary transcriptions, are included in EDA.
Permissions information: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/research/permissions-copyright
Boston Public Library, Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection. Boston, MA
Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection. Emily Dickinson Papers guide
http://archon.bpl.org/?p=collections/controlcard&id=42
The Emily Dickinson Papers includes correspondence and poems that Dickinson wrote to Theodore Wentworth Higginson, her mentor. It contains 70 letters and 43 autograph poems, and illustrates the warm friendship that developed between them, as well as her responses to his editorial suggestions. This collection is part of the larger Galatea collection devoted to the history of women gathered by Higginson and donated to the library in 1896 by Higginson himself. Not all Dickinson material is incorporated into EDA.
Permission requests: rare_books@bpl.org
Harvard University Press
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/features/dickinson/
Transcriptions from Thomas H. Johnson, ed. The Poems of Emily Dickinson (1955) and R. W. Franklin, ed., The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition (1998) are included in EDA.
Permission requests: http://www.hup.harvard.edu/rights/
Houghton Library, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA
Emily Dickinson Collection Guide
http://hcl.harvard.edu/libraries/houghton/collections/modern/dickinson.cfm
The 1,023 Dickinson autograph poems in the Houghton collection are included in EDA, and additionally are accessible through the Library’s finding aids. The Houghton Dickinson Guide includes links to material not yet incorporated into EDA, such as the Dickinson family library; Emily Dickinson’s herbaria; objects owned by the Dickinson family; and related collections.
Permission requests: Houghton_Library@harvard.edu
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C.
http://www.loc.gov/rr/mss/
Images of five manuscript poems are included in EDA.
Permission requests: http://www.loc.gov/duplicationservices/collections-guide/#loctoggler=3
New York Public Library, Berg Collection, and Archives and Manuscripts. New York, NY
http://www.nypl.org/
Images of two manuscript poems in the Berg Collection, and one contemporary transcript in Manuscripts and Archives, were not obtained in time for the first release, but will be added shortly.
Permission requests: http://www.nypl.org/ask-nypl/research-questions-reproductions
Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Room. Northampton, MA
http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/rarebook/
Images of one manuscript poem are included in EDA.
Permission requests: mrbr@smith.edu
Vassar College, Archives and Special Collections Library. Poughkeepsie, NY
http://specialcollections.vassar.edu/
Images of one manuscript poem are included in EDA.
Permission requests: spcoll@vassar.edu
Yale University Library, Manuscripts and Archives. New Haven, CT
http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/
Images of four manuscript poems, and 25 contemporary transcripts were not obtained in time for launch, but will be added shortly.
Permission requests: mssa.assist@yale.edu

Other Content Contributors

Brigham Young University, Emily Dickinson Lexicon
http://edl.byu.edu/

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