Kate's Donuts and Emily Dickinson with Michael Kelly

6:00 - 7:00 pm Mon, Nov 25, 2013

Venue: Wistariahurst Museum

238 Cabot Street, Holyoke, MA 01040


Marjorie Latham



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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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