Metadata: Poet at Work: Walt Whitman Notebooks 1850s-1860s

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TitlePoet at Work: Walt Whitman Notebooks 1850s-1860s
PublisherLibrary of Congress: Washington, DC, US <>
Country (State)United States of America
Format of datatext/html; image/jpeg
KeywordsWalt Whitman; poet; leaves of grass; poetry; missing notebooks; cardboard butterfly; Thomas Biggs Harned; Song of Myself
Description"This collection offers access to the four Walt Whitman Notebooks and a cardboard butterfly that disappeared from the Library of Congress in 1942. They were returned on February 24, 1995. The Thomas B. Harned collection of the Walt Whitman papers spans the period 1842 to 1937, with most of the items dated from 1855 to 1892. It was donated in 1918. The collection consists of correspondence, poetry and prose manuscripts, notes and notebooks, proofs and offprints, printed matter, and miscellaneous items, laminated and boxed in seven containers, and supplemented by one manuscript box of ancillary material."
Source TypeLibraries
Subject ClassAmerican Literature: Author and Work: Life and Work; American Literature: Author and Work: Poetry; American Literature: Author and Work: Letters and Autobiographies
GOKIC 620; IC 661; IC 667
Accessfree; no restriction
Levelpopular - undergraduate
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