Writings by Susan Dickinson

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Editorial Statement
A Brief Biography
A Working Bibliography
Susan Dickinson's Bibliography
About the Evergreens
An Introduction to the Poems
Ink & Typescript Copies
- Irony (Or "Crushed before the Moth")
- Hyssop
- What offerings have I dear Lord
- Amor
- Valentines Day
- Of June, and her belongings
- In Seige
- The Shadow of Thy Wing
- Love's Reckoning (not available)
Pencil Drafts
- Fresher than dawn...
- The robins choose to-day
- I'm waiting but she comes not back
- One asked, when was the grief?
- Minstrel of the Passing Days
- There are three months of the Spring
- The days when the smiles over tears will prevail
- When death with his white fingers
I am not suited / dear Emily
Never mind Emily - to-morrow
Obituary for Emily Dickinson
Notes toward a Volume of Emily Dickinson's Writings
Planning Notes
           -  Letters to Thomas Higginson (not yet available)
           -  Correspondence with William Hayes Ward
Prefatory Notes
- "'A spring-tide of intellect- / uality' Pater - "
- "Flowers love of"
- "If some day far off I"
Transcriptions of Emily Dickinson's Writing (alphabetical | by Houghton #)
  - "The gleam of an heroic act" (H ST1a)
  -  "Beauty crowds me till I die" (H ST1b)
  -  "Endanger it, and the Demand" (H ST1c)
  -  "To tell the Beauty would decrease" (H ST1d)
  -  "Elijah's wagon knew no thill" (H ST1e)
  -  "The Blunder is in estimate" (H ST2a)
  -  "Volcanoes be in Sicily" (H ST2b)
  -  "Of this is Day composed" (H ST2c)
  -  "Summer begins to have the look" (H ST3)
  -  "Speech is one symptom of affection" (H ST4a)
  - "I see thee clearer for the Grave" (H ST4b)
  -  "There is a solitude of space" (H ST5)
  -  "The ones that disappeared are / back" (H ST6)
  - "How destitute is he" (H ST7a)
  -  "Lightly stepped a yellow star" (H ST7b)
  -  "Peril as a Possession" (H ST7c)
  - "Glory is that bright tragic / thing" (H ST7d)
  - "The butterfly obtains" (H ST8a)
  - "The rat is the concisest / tennant" (H ST8b)
  - "Fame is a fickle food" (H ST8c)
  - "The wind drew off" (H ST8d)
  - "Remembrance has a rear and front" (H ST9a)
  -  "I know of people in the Grave" (H ST9b)
  - "The Butterfly's Assumption / Gown" (H ST10a)
  - "These are the days that / Reindeer love" (H ST10b)
  - "Today or this noon" (H ST11a)
  - "Judgment is justest" (H ST11b)
  - "I did not reach Thee" (H ST12)
  - "The Sun retired to a cloud" (H ST13a)
  - "I watched her face to see which way" (H ST13b)
  - "He went by sleep that drowsy route -" (H ST13c)
  - "Witchcraft has not a pedigree" (H ST13d)
  - "With sweetness unabated" (H ST13e-14a)
  -  "In snow thou comest" (H ST14b)
  - "A word made flesh is seldom" (H ST14c-d)
  - "The Frost of Death was on the / Pane" (H ST15a)
  - "That she forgot me was the / least" (H ST15b)
  - "Guest am I to have" (H ST16a)
  - "Rather arid delight" (H ST16b)
  - "T'is easier to pity those when dead" (H ST16c)
  -  "Winter under cultivation" (H ST16d)
  - "Down Time's quaint stream" (H ST16e-17a)
  -  "No dreaming can compare with / reality" (H ST17b)
  - "Nature can do no more" (H ST17c)
  - "As we pass Houses musing slow" (H ST17d)
  - "Forever cherished be the tree" (H ST17e)
  - "The event was directly behind / Him" (H ST18a)
  - "If I could tell how glad I was" (H ST18b)
  - "The right to perish might be / thot" (H ST18c)
  - "Sometimes with the Heart" (H ST18d)
  - "The Hills erect their Purple Heads" (H ST18e)
  - "To do a magnanimous thing" (H ST19a)
  - "His mind of man, a secret makes" (H ST19b)
  - "The Look of thee, what is it like" (H ST20a)
  - "They talk as slow as Legends grow" (H ST20b)
  - "Of Yellow was the outer Sky" (H ST20c)
  - "That was a beautiful passage" (H ST20d)
  - "A full-fed rose" (H ST21a)
  - "As one noble act makes a whole" (H ST21b)
  - "Eden is that old-fashioned House" (H ST21c)
  -  "A Cap of Lead across / the sky" (H ST21d)
  - "Not Revelation tis that / waits" (H ST22a)
  - "How soft this Prison is" (H ST22b)
  - "Advance is Life's condition" (H ST22c)
  - "The overtakelessness of those" (H ST22d)
  -  "When we have ceased to care" (H ST22e)
  - "Count not that far, that can be / had" (H ST23a)
  - "Not any sunny tone" (H ST23b)
  - "To see her is a picture" (H ST23c)
  - "Conferring with myself" (H ST23d)
  - "On this wondrous sea" (H ST23e)
  - "Ho Pilot Ho!" ["On this wondrous sea"] (H ST24)
  - "T'was comfort in her Dying Room" (H ST25a)
  - "A lane of Yellow led the Eye" (H ST25b)
  - "In Winter in my Room" (H ST25c-26a)
  - "On my volcano grows the Grass" (H ST26b)
  - "To their apartment deep" (H ST27)          
  - "Besides the autumn, poets sing."
Letter to W.C. Brownell
Annals of the Evergreens with "What offering have I, dear Lord"
Society at Amherst Fifty Years Ago
"Scraps" Folder
"Old Amherst" Folder
"Society at Amherst" Folder 1
"Society at Amherst" Folder 2
Typescripts (F2)
Fragments & Scraps
"Society at Amherst" Folder 3
Harriet Prescott's [Spofford] Early Work
Review of "Autumn's Divine Beauty Begins"
Review of Arthur Sherburne Hardy's Wind of Destiny
Draft Essay on Domestic Help
Letter from Ned's Nursemaid
"A Memory of Dr Elizabeth Blackwell"
Draft Essay on Architecture
A Hole in Haute Society
The Passing of Zoroaster
The Circus Eighty Years Ago
The Case of the Brannigans
Correspondence with Susan Dickinson
Kate Anthon
William Hayes Ward
Letters to Susan Dickinson
Austin Dickinson
George Harris
Mr. and Mrs. Morse
Curtis Hidden Page
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight W. Palmer
Mabel Loomis Todd
Letters from Susan Dickinson
Fanny Boltwood
Samuel Bowles
Augusta Chew
Joseph K. Chickering
Abby Cooper
Abbie West Farley
Emily Fowler Ford
Bishop Huntington
John P. McGregor
Commonplace Book
Numbered Pages
Unnumbered Pages
Martha Gilbert’s Commonplace Book
Anniversary (scrap)
Wash Bill
Welcome (fragment)
Poem Transcriptions
- Lines from Matthew Prior's "Henry and Emma a Poem,
- Upon the Model of the Nut-brown Maid"
- Lines from Sir Walter Scott's Lord of the Isle
- Lines from George Macbeth Moir's When Thou at Eve