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

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

    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