Papers of Walt Whitman in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1806-1981 (bulk 1841-1981).

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Feinberg, Charles E., 1899-. Papers of Walt Whitman in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1806-1981 (bulk 1841-1981).

Papers of Walt Whitman in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1806-1981 (bulk 1841-1981).

Correspondence, literary manuscripts, diaries, commonplace books, notes, and other papers relating to Whitman's life and writings which were collected by Feinberg. Literary manuscripts include Leaves of Grass (1855), Drum Taps (1865), Democratic Vistas (1871), Specimen Days (1882-1883), and November Boughs (1888). Includes manuscripts and proofs of works about Whitman including Gay Wilson Allen's The Solitary Singer; a Critical Biography of Walt Whitman (1955), James Edwin Miller's A Critical Guide to Leaves of Grass (1957), and Horace Traubel's In Re Walt Whitman (1893) and With Walt Whitman in Camden (1906). Also includes papers, relating chiefly to Whitman, of the following individuals Richard Maurice Bucke, Charles E. Feinberg, John H. Johnston, William Douglas O'Connor, and Horace and Anne Montgomerie Traubel. Subjects include the Civil War in Washington, D.C., proceedings of the U.S. Congress, Armory Square Hospital, Washington, D.C., and Abraham Lincoln and his assassination. Includes a walking stick, haversack, spectacles, and other memorabilia. Correspondents include Richard Maurice Bucke, John Burroughs, Edward Carpenter, Francis Pharcellus Church, William Conant Church, Moncure Daniel Conway, Mary Whitall Smith Costelloe, Thomas Donaldson, Edward Dowden, Peter Doyle, Charles W. Eldridge, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Hamlin Garland, Anne Burrows Gilchrist, Joseph Benson Gilder, Richard Watson Gilder, Ulysses S. Grant, Bret Harte, Robert Green Ingersoll, John Johnston, John H. Johnston, William Sloane Kennedy, Sidney H. Morse, Ellen M. O'Connor, William Douglas O'Connor, T.W. Rolleston, William Michael Rossetti, Bethuel Smith, Logan Pearsall Smith, Robert Pearsall Smith, members of the Stafford family, J.M. Stoddart, Bram Stoker, John Addington Symonds, Baron Alfred Tennyson, Horace Traubel, J.W. Wallace, Oscar Wilde, and Talcott Williams.

28,000 items.238 containers plus 32 oversize.38 microfilm reels.95.6 linear feet.

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919

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Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902

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Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946

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Williams, Talcott, 1849-1928

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American journalist and educator; editor of the Philadelphia Press for 30 years. First director of the School of Journalism at Columbia. From the description of Talcott Williams manuscript fragment [manuscript], [1930?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998840 American journalist, first director of the Columbia School of Journalism. From the description of Walt Whitman documents, 1884-1890. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909

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Eldridge, Charles W.

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Dowden, Edward, 1843-1913

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Gilder, Joseph Benson, 1858-1936

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Carpenter, Edward, 1844-1929

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

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Traubel, Horace, 1858-1919

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bret Harte [manuscript] 1859-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647940411 Harte served as editor of the Overland Monthly, 1868-1870. From the description of ALS, 1869 April 17 : San Francisco, to Mrs. Emily Gould, Rome. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16700642 From the description of ALS, 1868 July 5 : San Francisco, to [Emily Gould]. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

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...

Traubel, Anne Montgomerie, 1864-1954

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Biographical Notes Horace Traubel 1858, Dec. 19 Born, Camden, N.J. 1873 Introduced to Walt Whitman upon the poet's arrival in Camden, N.J. 1885 Founding member, Society for Ethical Culture, Philadelphia,Pa. ...

O'Connor, Ellen M.

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Allen, Gay Wilson, 1903-1995

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University professor, author, and Whitman scholar. From the description of Letters, 1990-1995. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421951 From the description of Gay Wilson Allen papers, 1801-1988 and undated (bulk 1925-1970s). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31182073 1903, Aug. 23 Born, Lake Junaluska, N.C. 1926 ...

Feinberg, Charles E., 1899-1988

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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...

Morse, Sidney H.

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