Collection Items

  • Article
    Poet at Work: Notebooks in the Thomas Biggs Harned Collectio... In this essay, originally written for the 1995 online release of the four recovered Whitman notebooks, Alice L. Birney, American Literature Specialist, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, describes the larger body of Whitman notebooks and how the poet used them to capture his thoughts and words.
  • Article
    The Conservation of Whitman Notebooks - Thomas Biggs Harned C... Short photo essay adapted from the Library of Congress Gazette, March 24, 1995, showing the repair and conservation work performed on the recovered notebooks. All photographs were taken by Merrilee Love Oliver except the first one.