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Emily Dickinson at Mount Holyoke

While attending Mount Holyoke, Emily Dickinson wrote to her friend Abiah Root: “Miss Lyon and all the teachers seem to consult our comfort and happiness in everything they do and you know that is pleasant.”

Archives and Special Collections has this handwritten letter in our collections, as well as many other materials that can provide you with further information about Dickinson’s year at Mount Holyoke.