Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of pictorial works, manuscripts, and correspondence about the author. The collection includes an original water color drawing entitled, "Forget me not." There are also a number of holograph poems three of which; "Not many years but long enough to see," "Lady-bird! lady-bird! fly away home," and "On its bending stalk a bonny flower" have also been attributed to her sister, Charlotte. There are three poems in the collection also attributed to her brother, Patrick Branwell; "In glimpses of a spirit shore," "And all her tresses backward strayed," and "To the horse Black Eagle which I rode at the battle of Zamorna." The poem "There let thy bleeding branch alone" is also attributed to her sister, Anne. The correspondence consists of one letter written by Charlotte Bronte to Ellen Nussey relating to the death of the author.
The Emily Brontë collection of papers are arranged in three series: