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Martha Dickinson Bianchi papers

Scope & content

Beginning in January 2018 the entire collection will be re-organized to provide better access to the materials. Please contact staff at the John Hay Library (hay@brown.edu) for access to specific items as box locations have changed.

The collection includes family and editorial correspondence, diaries, notes, worksheets, typescript poems, stories, plays, photographs, articles, books, and clippings from various members of the Dickinson and Hampson families, including Alexander Manuilovich Bianchi (Martha's husband), Alfred Leete Hampson (Martha's secretary and collaborator), Edward Austin Dickinson (Ned) (Martha's brother), Edward Dickinson (Emily's father), Emily Norcross Dickinson (Emily’s mother), Elizabeth Throop Smith (Susan's niece), Lavinia Norcross Dickinson (Emily's sister), Martha Dickinson Bianchi (Emily's niece), Martha Gilbert Smith (Susan’s sister), Mary Landis Hampson (Alfred's wife), Mabel Loomis Todd (Austin's mistress), Perez Dickinson Cowan (Emily’s cousin), Susan Huntington Dickinson (Sue)(Martha's mother), Thomas Gilbert Dickinson, (Gib) (Martha's brother), and William Austin Dickinson (Austin) (Martha's father).