All Items 1 Collection 2 Archives & Special Collections 1 Emily Dickinson Collection 1 Contributor 2 Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 1 Todd, Mabel Loomis, 1856-1932 1 Topic 3 American poetry 1 Archives 1 Women poets, American 1 Part Of 1 Emily Dickinson Collection 1 Genre 2 Poems 1 Transcriptions (documents) 1 mods.identifier 3 Amherst Manuscript # set 90 1 Franklin # 1006 1 Johnson Poems # 1006 1 Transcription of Emily Dickinson's "The first we knew of him was death" Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 A transcription of Emily Dickinson's poem "The first we knew of him was death." The transcription is part of the collection of transcriptions of Dickinson's poems produced by Mabel Loomis Todd for publication in a volume edited by her. Most transcriptions are in Todd’s own hand; some are typed, and some were transcribed by other individuals. Notations are written in pencil on the transcript. This transcript may relate to Emily Dickinson's manuscript "The first we knew of him was death" (Amherst Manuscript set 90) in this collection. Transcription of Emily Dickinson's "The first we knew of him was death"