Feinberg, Charles E., 1899-1988Alternative names
A famous collector of Walt Whitman manuscripts, he also had a large library of rare books and historical manuscripts. Born in London and raised in Peterborough, Ontario, one of eight children, he worked in his father's store, leaving school after the 7th grade. He came to Detroit in 1922 and sold shoes and oil burners, later became president Argo Oil Company. He was one of the founders of the friends of the Detroit Public LIbrary and has taken part in many community organizations. He was married and had three children. (blue index cards)
From the description of Charles E. Feinberg papers, 1772-1914. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 378448645
Book collector; specialist in Whitmaniana.
From the description of Letters, to Lyman B. Bloomingdale, June to December 1983. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122480572
Businessman, and book and manuscript collector; Detroit, Mich. and Florida. Died in 1988.
From the description of Charles E. Feinberg collection of artists letters, 1800-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599384
From the description of Papers of Karl Jay Shapiro in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1930-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070194
From the description of Papers of Walt Whitman in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1806-1981 (bulk 1841-1981). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069864
Charles E. Feinberg: collector. William Johnson: associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.
From the description of William Johnson papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1944-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984336
Dr. Charles Feinberg (1900-1988) was an avid collector and donor of art and materials related to Walt Whitman and other modern American and English authors. Feinberg was also an editor of the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review.
From the description of Charles Feinberg collection. [1860-1875]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 688600983
1819, May 31:
Born, West Hills, N.Y.
1830- 1846: Held various jobs as office boy, schoolteacher, typesetter, and journalist chiefly in Long Island and Brooklyn, N.Y.
1839- 1840: Writer and typesetter, Long Island Democrat
1841- 1848: Associated with numerous newspapers and magazines, including the New York Aurora and the New York Evening Tattler
1846- 1848: Editor, Brooklyn Eagle
Writer, New Orleans Crescent Editor, Brooklyn Freeman
Published Leaves of Grass (Brooklyn, N.Y.: n.p. 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: Served as hospital nurse, Washington, D.C.
Published Drum Taps (New York: n.p. 72 pp.) Clerk, Department of Interior, Washington, D.C.
1865- 1873: Clerk, Office of the Attorney General, Washington, D.C.
Published Democratic Vistas (Washington, D.C.: n.p. [Printed by J. S. Redfield, New York]. 84 pp.) Published Passage to India (Washington, D.C.: n.p. [Printed by J. S. Redfield, New York]. 120 pp.) Published After All, Not to Create Only (Boston: Roberts Brothers. 24 pp.)
Published As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (Washington, D.C.: n.p. [Printed by S. W. Green, New York]. 14 pp.)
Suffered paralytic stroke
1875- 1876: Published Memoranda During the War (Camden, N.J.: n.p. 68 pp.)
Published Two Rivulets (Camden, N.J.: n.p. 32 pp.)
1882- 1883: Published Specimen Days and Collect (Philadelphia: David McKay. 376 pp.)
Published November Boughs (Philadelphia: David McKay. 140 pp.)
Published Good-Bye My Fancy (Philadelphia: David McKay. 66 pp.)
1892, Mar. 26:
Died, Camden, N.J.
From the guide to the Walt Whitman Papers in the Charles E. Feinberg Collection, 1763-1985, (bulk 1841-1981), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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