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

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    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