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 2 Franklin # 268 1 Johnson # 248 1 Transcription of Emily Dickinson's "Why - do they shut me out of heaven?" Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 A transcription of Emily Dickinson's poem "Why - do they shut me out of heaven?" 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. "Miss Graves (Mrs. Houghton)" is written in the lower right of the transcript and refers to Harriet Graves Houghton. Other editor's marks and notations are written in pencil on the transcript. Transcription of Emily Dickinson's "Why - do they shut me out of heaven?"