Harned, Thomas Biggs, 1851-1921

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From the description of Thomas Biggs Harned collection of the papers of Walt Whitman, 1842-1937 (bulk 1855-1892). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015543

Close friend and literary executor of Walt Whitman.

From the description of T. B. Harned letter to Mr. Clements [manuscript], 1920 Aug 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420344330

Biographical Note

Whitman, Walt

  • 1819, May 31: Born, West Hills, Long Island, N.Y.
  • 1830 - 1846 : Various jobs as office boy, printer's devil, schoolteacher, typesetter, and journalist
  • 1839 - 1840 : Writer and typesetter, Long Island Democrat
  • 1841 - 1848 : Associated with over ten newspapers and magazines, including the Aurora (New York) and the Evening Tattler (New York)
  • 1846 - 1848 : Editor, Brooklyn Eagle
  • 1848: Writer, New Orleans Crescent Editor, Brooklyn Freeman
  • 1855: Published Leaves of Grass (Brooklyn, N.Y.: [Printed by Rome Brothers, Brooklyn, New York]. 95 pp.); enlarged and revised in succeeding editions of 1856, 1860-1861, 1867, 1871, 1876, 1881-1882, 1888-1889, and 1891-1892
  • 1857 - 1859 : Editor, Brooklyn Times
  • 1862 - 1864 : Hospital nurse, Washington, D.C.
  • 1865: Published Drum Taps (New York: [Printed by Peter Eckler, New York]. 72 pp.) Clerk, Interior Department
  • 1865 - 1873 : Clerk, Office of the Attorney General, Justice Department
  • 1871: Published Democratic Vistas (Washington, D.C.: [Printed by J. S. Redfield, New York]. 84 pp.) Published Passage to India (Washington, D.C.: [Printed by J. S. Redfield, New York]. 120 pp.) Published After All, Not to Create Only (Boston: Roberts Brothers. 24 pp.)
  • 1872: Published As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (Washington, D.C.: [Printed by S. W. Green, New York]. 14 pp.)
  • 1873: Suffered paralytic stroke
  • 1875 - 1876 : Published Memoranda during the War (Camden, N.J.: Author's edition. 68 pp.)
  • 1876: Published Two Rivulets (Camden, N.J.: Author's edition. 32 pp.)
  • 1882 - 1883 : Published Specimen Days and Collect (Philadelphia: David McKay. 376 pp.)
  • 1888: Published November Boughs (Philadelphia: David McKay. 140 pp.)
  • 1891: Published Good-Bye My Fancy (Philadelphia: David McKay. 66 pp.)
  • 1892, Mar. 26: Died, Camden, N.J.

From the guide to the Thomas Biggs Harned collection of Walt Whitman papers, 1842-1937, (bulk 1855-1892), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Harned, Thomas Biggs, 1851-. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1917-1919. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Harned, Thomas Biggs, b. 1851,. Thomas Biggs Harned collection of the papers of Walt Whitman, 1842-1937 (bulk 1855-1892). Library of Congress
creatorOf Binns, Henry Bryan, 1873-1923. Letter : to Thomas Biggs Harned, 1904. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Harned, Thomas Biggs, b. 1851. Letters to Harriet Chapman (Jones) Sprague, 1919-1920. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Walt Whitman papers, 1884-1888. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Gay Wilson Allen Papers, 1801-1988 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Harned, Thomas Biggs, b. 1851. Letter to William Sloane Kennedy, 1921. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Thomas Biggs Harned collection of Walt Whitman papers, 1842-1937, (bulk 1855-1892) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Dodge. Mary Mapes, 1830-1905. Letter to Thomas Biggs Harned, 1898. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940. Letter to Thomas Biggs Harned, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Harned, Thomas Biggs, b. 1851. T. B. Harned letter to Mr. Clements [manuscript], 1920 Aug 25. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919. Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979 (bulk 1883-1947). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902. Letter to Thomas Biggs Harned, 1889. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel Papers, 1824-1979, (bulk 1883-1947) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919. Letter to Thomas Biggs Harned, 1919. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Gold Development Company of Utah. Records, 1895-1913. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Abbott, Leonard Dalton, 1878-1953. person
correspondedWith Allen, Gay Wilson, 1903- person
associatedWith Binns, Henry Bryan, 1873-1923. person
associatedWith Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902. person
associatedWith Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. person
associatedWith Clements, John R. (John Ralston), b. 1868, person
associatedWith Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926. person
associatedWith Dodge. Mary Mapes, 1830-1905. person
associatedWith Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940. person
correspondedWith Gilchrist, Anne Burrows, 1828-1885 person
associatedWith Gold Development Company of Utah. corporateBody
associatedWith Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917. person
correspondedWith Kennedy, William Sloane, 1850-1929 person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
correspondedWith Osgood, James R. (James Ripley), 1836-1892 person
correspondedWith Rolleston, T. W. (Thomas William), 1857-1920 person
correspondedWith Scovel, James M. (James Matlack), 1833-1904 person
associatedWith Sprague, Harriet Chapman (Jones). person
correspondedWith Stoddart, J. M. (Joseph Marshall), 1845-1921 person
correspondedWith Ticknor, Benjamin Holt, 1842-1914 person
correspondedWith Traubel, Anne Montgomerie, 1864-1954 person
correspondedWith Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. person
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American poetry
Poetry
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Birth 1851-03-15

Death 1921-09-22

Americans

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