Collection Poet at Work: Recovered Notebooks from the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection
- 'Earliest' notebook #80, 1847-: Cover
- First trial lines of 'Leaves of Grass' circa 1854 (notebook #80,...
- Perceptions or Senses: Wounds of the heart (notebook #86, p.10)
- Passions of life (notebook #86, p.12)
- 1862 Notebook: Whitman notes Civil War woundeds' wishes ...
- 'He came home safe' (notebook #94, p.26)
- Notes on Dante (notebook #94, p.187)
- The Soul (notebook #94, p.200)
- Hospital Notebook: After the battle at White Oaks Church ...
- At Antietam (notebook #101, p.12)
- Whitman's Butterfly LC #220
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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
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
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- Thomas Biggs Harned / Walt Whitman Finding Aid
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- Catalog of Whitman Collections in Library of Congress, 1955
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