Papers of Walt Whitman, 1850-1892.

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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Papers of Walt Whitman, 1850-1892.

Papers of Walt Whitman, 1850-1892.

The collection contains manuscripts including: Walt Whitman's description of his birthplace, bound in a volume with a printed copy of a drawing and a photograph of the house 1850 September 11, 12, 13; a notebook containing notes for the poem, "The Soul's Procession," with newspaper clipping, [1869] January 28, "The Steamship Pereire Disaster; and the poem, "The Poet's Burial" by Edgar Fawcett recited at Whitman's grave. Collection also contains letters from Whitman to John Burroughs discussing the latter's work, the Burroughs family, miscellaneous literary topics, and his health. Whitman briefly mentions Ralph Waldo Emerson, Jeannette Leonard Gilder, and Franklin Benjamin Sanborn. Letters to Edward Reynolds Pease from Whitman, Ann Gilchrist, Charles Rowley, Jr., Thomas Hancock Nunn, and Edward Clifford discuss Whitman's health and poverty. A letter from Whitman to William Michael Rossetti thanks his British contributors. There is also a letter to the Librarian of Congress on a copyright issue, a litter to J.M. Stoddard discussing a manuscript by Horace L. Traubel, and a letter to Edward Carpenter discussing his current life and feelings for Carpenter. Photographs and prints include a pencil sketch by Joseph Jackson 1890 May 31 of Walt Whitman's profile with TLS, Jackson to Borneman, regarding the sketch, and a photograph n.d. of Walt Whitman's head and shoulders. Miscellaneous papers include: an autograph memo signed 1867 November 17 by James Parton, re: a loan to Walt Whitman; a facsimile of the last will and testament of Whitman 1888 June 29; last will and testament of Whitman in the hand of Thomas B. Harned 1891 December 24; a certification of Louisa Orr Whitman as to authenticity of Walt Whitman's will 1892 April 7; a certification of Augusta Harned and Elizabeth Keller attesting to authenticity of the codicil to Walt Whitman's will 1892 April 8; and a certification of Louissa Orr Whitman as executor of Walt Whitman's will.

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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

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Walt Whitman (1819-1892), poet and author. From the description of Walt Whitman collection, 1842-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172830 Poet, journalist, essayist. From the description of Letter, 1863 July 27-1863 Sept. 9. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477038304 American author. From the description of Letter to Mary E. Van Nostrand, 1890 November 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49377819 America...

Nunn, Thomas Hancock, fl. 1885,

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Rowley, Charles, fl. 1885,

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Whitman, Louisa Orr.

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Gilchrist, Anne Burrows, 1828-1885

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Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916

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Journalist, editor, and literary critic for various publications. From the description of Papers of Jeannette L. Gilder [manuscript], 1879-1909. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810869 Jeannette L. Gilder was an editor, journalist, and critic, best remembered as editor of The Critic, which she co-founded with her brother, Joseph. The Critic was small but respected, and published and encouraged some of the most recognizable names of the day. She continued to c...

Pease, Edwin R.

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Edwin Pease served in the Union Army during the Civil War. From the description of Pease, Doolittle and Alger family papers, 1861-1871. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155411797 ...

Jackson, Joseph, 1867-1946

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Art historian, writer and lithographer; Philadelphia, PA. From the description of Joseph Jackson papers, 1913-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122454161 Epithet: formerly fag to Sir R Peel at Harrow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000214.0x000135 Epithet: Chaplain of Kesington Palace British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1...

Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

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American naturalist and writer. From the description of Poem 1917. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49995946 One of America's great naturalist authors. From the description of Memorabilia, 1905-1931. (Hartwick College). WorldCat record id: 27057683 American teacher, naturalist, poet, and essayist of national prominence. Friend of Walt Whitman; influenced by Thoreau, Carlyle, and Emerson. Employed accurate observations of nature, scientific re...

Clifford, Edward, fl. 1885,

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Harned, Thomas Biggs.

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Parton, James, 1822-1891

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English-American writer. From the description of Papers of James Parton [manuscript] 1860-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934391 Author. From the description of Letter of James Parton, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454871 Parton was an American biographer. His The life of Horace Greeley : editor of "The New-York tribune", from his birth to the present time was published in 1872 and his Life of Voltaire was published in 188...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts– April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919

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Poet, critic, and friend and biographer of Walt Whitman; full name Horace Logo Traubel; married Anne Montgomerie in 1891. From the description of Horace Traubel and Anne Montgomerie Traubel papers, 1824-1979 (bulk 1883-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980223 American author. From the description of Letter, 1907 July 24, Philadelphia, to [Rufus Rockwell Wilson], Brooklyn, New York [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814514 ...

Fawcett, Edgar, 1847-1904

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American author. From the description of Papers of Edgar Fawcett [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825809 Edgar Fawcett was a popular minor American author. Many of his novels explore the pursuits of status and money, which he found counterproductive to American democratic ideals. Although the sheer volume of his output often led to sloppy writing and repetitive plots, Fawcett was among the first to write in a realistic or naturalistic style...

Stoddart, J. M. (Joseph Marshall), 1845-1921

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Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919

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English author - Brother of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [18]85 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657827 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [190]7 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657844 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [18]96 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657832 From the description of Autograph posta...

Carpenter, Edward, 1844-1929

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British social reformer and poet. From the description of Lecture notes, 1879-1880. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28106871 British social reformer and writer. From the description of A market place in Morocco, [19--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146085 English poet and philosopher. From the description of Letter, ca. 1910, to William Sloane Kennedy. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184907549 ...