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Thomas Biggs Harned collection of Walt Whitman papers, 1842-1937

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BOX REEL 4Lincoln Material, [Before 1865?]-[1891]
(Catalog item nos. 24, 38, 65, 68, 110, 193-201, 207, 210, 295, 317f-g).
Poetry and prose manuscripts, notes and drafts of writings and lectures, printed matter, letters to Whitman from A. J. Bloor, and proofs concerned with events surrounding the life and death of Abraham Lincoln.
Disbound and arranged sequentially by catalog item number.
Available on microfilm. Shelf no. 18,499
BOX REEL 4Poetry manuscripts
[1869?] , "The Crusades"
(24)
Digital content available
[1891] , "Old Chants"
(38)
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Notes and memoranda
[Before 1865?] , on the composition of the Union Army
(65)
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[1874] , "Payments to Dr. and Mrs. White,"
(68)
Digital content available
Notebook, [1868-1870]
(110)
Digital content available
Reaction to Abraham Lincoln's death and description of the funeral ceremonies, 1865
(193)
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Notes concerning lectures by Herndon on Abraham Lincoln's religious opinions, 1873-1875
(194)
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"Death of Abraham Lincoln," notes and early drafts, [1875]
(195)
Digital content available
Memoranda during the War, printed pages, [1875]
(196)
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Letters from A. J. Bloor, 1879, June 7-9
(197)
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"Abraham Lincoln," manuscript draft, [1888]
(198)
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"Extracts from Lamon's Life of Lincoln," broadside, 1886
(199)
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"Abraham Lincoln," cover page, undated
(200)
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Newspaper clippings about the life and death of Abraham Lincoln, 1865-1886
(201)
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Miscellany
Advertisement copies for Leaves of Grass, Passage to India, and Democratic Vistas, [1871?]
(207)
Digital content available
"To Walt Whitman," a poem by Guillermo Dulce, 1876, Apr. 6
(210)
Digital content available
Proofs and offprints
"Death of Abraham Lincoln," [circa 1879]
(295)
Digital content available
"Walt Whitman Last Night," 1880
(317g renumbered as 295e)
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"My 71st Year," circa 1890
(317f)
Digital content available
BOX REEL 4"Whitman Broadsides," 1855-1889
(Catalog item nos. 202-203, 213)
Reprints of three Whitman articles, a printed copy of a letter to Whitman from Ralph Waldo Emerson dated 21 July 1855, and a canceled check which were mounted and bound in a single volume entitled, "Whitman Broadsides--1855."
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
Available on microfilm. Shelf no. 18,499
BOX REEL 4Check for fifty dollars from Whitman to Oldach & Co., 1889, Oct. 3
(213)
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Printed copy of letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1855, July 21
(202)
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Reprints of three articles on Whitman and his poetry, 1855
(203)
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BOX REEL 4Photocopies, [1847]-[1876]
(Catalog item nos. 80, 84, 86-89, 94, 101, 105, 111, 220).
Photocopies of selections from the ten missing notebooks and cardboard butterfly made from the manuscripts prior to their disappearance from the Library of Congress.
Organized by type of material and arranged chronologically therein.
Available on microfilm. Shelf no. 18,499
BOX REEL 4Notebooks
[1847]
(80)
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[Before 1855]
1 of 3
(84)
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2 of 3
(86)
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3 of 3
(87)
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[1857?] , "Oratory"
(88)
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[1859]
(89)
Digital content available
[1862-1863]
(94)
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[circa 1863-1864] , Washington hospital notebook
(101)
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[1865] , hospital notebook
(105)
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[1876] , reading book
(111)
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Cardboard butterfly, undated
(220)
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BOX REEL 4-5Supplementary Papers, 1842-1937
Letters between correspondents other than Whitman, notes and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and transcripts of notebooks. Additional photocopies of portions of a missing notebook (item no. 84) are also included.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
Available on microfilm. Shelf no. 18,499
BOX REEL 4Correspondence, 1919-1937, undated
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