Kate's Donuts and Emily Dickinson with Michael Kelly

    Mon, Nov 25, 2013

    Times: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

    Venue: Wistariahurst Museum

    238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

    Contact:

    Marjorie Latham

    lathamm@ci.holyoke.ma.us

    413-322-5660

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    Part of our Monday night lecture series: Culinary Incidents: Historical Explorations of Food and Culture in the Pioneer Valley. The Archives and Special Collections at Amherst College holds approximately half of the known manuscripts of Emily Dickinson. Among the poems and letters, one can also find evidence of Dickenson's time spent in the kitchen of the Homestead making cakes, donuts, & cookies. Mike Kelly, Head of Archives and Special Collections, will speak about the poet and food and the manuscript holdings of Amherst College, which can be found here. Admission $7 / $5 members

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