Biography and History

Collector Margaret Jane Pershing presented her collection of Emily Dickinson to Princeton University Library in 1969. The collection (200+ volumes) is particularly rich in variant editions of the three series of poems (1890, 1891, 1896 in over 70 editions and variants), the letters, and all the 20th-century posthumous volumes. It is also rich in books and magazine articles about the life and work of Emily Dickinson. Also, together with these are creative works inspired by Emily Dickinson.

Source: From the finding aid for C0294