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Whitman, Walt



  • Existence: 1819 - 1892

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lafcadio Hearn letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489531]
Identifier: MSS 564
Scope and Contents

Typewritten letter dated August 1883. The item is addressed to the author, William Douglas O'Connor. Hearn praises O'Connor's writings and discusses other well-known authors including Walt Whitman.

Dates: 1883 August

Letter, a portrait, and an essay, 1889

 Item — Box 7: [Barcode: 31197233283198], Folder: 3-4
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 18 Feb. 1889, and addressed to "Dear Sir." Bonsall writes that he has enclosed a "brief sketch of my interview with Whitman." Also with the collection is the handwritten "sketch." Bonsall describes his interview with Walt Whitman, the Americna poet. Also included is an etching portrait of Bonsall.

Dates: 1889

The prairie states

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287934]
Identifier: Vault MSS 356

One poem written in Camden, New Jersey, on 16 March 1880.

Dates: 1880 March 16

Printed scores 1946, 1946

 File — Box 2: Series 4
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 4 Sub-Series Sub- 2 File 46

Rostenberg & Stern Rare Books records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2513

Contains materials related to the works and publications of Rostenberg and Stern. Includes typescripts, edited copies, and final manuscripts of several books, book reviews, encyclopedia entries, and articles. Topics range from rare book collecting and early printing to Louisa May Alcott and Walt Whitman. Contains newspaper articles consulted in their research. Also included are audio tapes of lectures given and correspondence with publishers, editors, and personal friends.

Dates: 1950-2002

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Collection 3
Archival Object 2
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 3
Letters 3
Literature 3
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Antiquarian booksellers 1