Collection Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection

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  • Articles and Essays - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection - Collections

    Articles and Essays - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from ...

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  • Missing Whitman Notebooks Found in New York - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection - Collections

    Missing Whitman Notebooks Found in New York - Poet at Work: R...

    Four of Walt Whitman's early notebooks containing fragments and revisions of the poem "Song of Myself," as well as notes of wounded Civil War soldiers' needs, are being returned to the custody of the Library, some 50 years after they mysteriously disappeared from LC's manuscript collections. The notebooks, together with a cardboard butterfly photographed on the 19th-century poet's finger, came to light last month ...

    • Date: 1944
  • Scanning and Preservation of the Whitman Notebooks - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection - Collections

    Scanning and Preservation of the Whitman Notebooks - Poet at ...

    Digital images of poet Walt Whitman's pencil-and-ink jottings in four small notebooks and his cardboard butterfly — back in LC's protective custody for the first time since the 1940s — soon will be accessible via the Internet. While a Whitman notebook is in its 'disbound' state, each single folio is placed on a scanner for digitization. Anne Seibert, senior paper conservator (left), and Terry ...

    • Date: 1995
  • Related Resources - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection - Collections

    Related Resources - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from th...

    Library of Congress Resources Electronic Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society memory.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpcoop/nhihtml/cwnyhshome.html Words and Deeds in American History memory.loc.gov/ammem/mcchtml/corhome.html Revising Himself: Walt Whitman and Leaves of Grass. Library of Congress. American Treasures Exhibition Online exhibit traces the different occupations and preparations that led Whitman to become the author of Leaves of Grass, as well as his subsequent evolution as a poet. The ...

  • The Conservation of Whitman Notebooks - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection - Collections

    The Conservation of Whitman Notebooks - Poet at Work: Recover...

    Adapted from the Library of Congress Gazette, March 24, 1995 With exception of the first photograph by LC's Photoduplication Service, these photographs were taken by Merrilee Love Oliver. The four Walt Whitman notebooks before restoration begins. Each folio, supported by a piece of spun-bonded polyester, is placed in a water bath to cleanse the paper. One of the leather-bound notebooks had to be taken ...

  • About this Collection - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection - Collections

    About this Collection - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks fro...

    This collection offers access to the four Walt Whitman notebooks and his cardboard butterfly that were among 10 notebooks which went missing from the Library of Congress after a 1942 wartime evacuation of treasures. The five items were returned on February 24, 1995, leaving six notebooks remain missing. The Thomas B. Harned collection of the Walt Whitman papers spans the period 1842 to 1937, ...

    • Date: 1842
  • Rights and Access - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection - Collections

    Rights and Access - Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from th...

    The Library of Congress is not aware of any copyright or any other restrictions in the documents in this collection. However, some of the content may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) and/or by the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. Additionally, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by privacy and/or publicity rights. The determination of the ...