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Walt Whitman papers in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1763-1985

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Literary File, 1841-1919 (continued)
BOX 36-37  REEL 24 Speeches, 1876-1890
Handwritten drafts, proofs, notes, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Whitman's speeches and lectures.
Arranged chronologically by date of speech.
BOX 36  REEL 24 1876, Oct. 2 , “In Memory of Thomas Paine,” signed draft
Digital content available
BOX 37  REEL 24 1877, Jan. 18 , “Tom Paine's Birthday,” proof sheet and newspaper clipping with notations
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1877-1883 , “Death of Abraham Lincoln,” notes
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1878-1890 , “Abraham Lincoln,” drafts, page proof, advertisement, admission ticket, and wrapper
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1879
Apr. 14 , “Death of Abraham Lincoln”
Newspaper clipping
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Proof sheets
[DCN 239]
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“Death of Abraham Lincoln,” reading book with proofs, printed pages, and drafts
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“A Word for Dead Soldiers,” draft
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1880, Apr. 15 , “Death of Abraham Lincoln,” admission tickets
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1886
Apr. 15 , “Abraham Lincoln”
Note attached to printed page with admission ticket, advertisement, and program
[DCN 85]
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Programs
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May 18 , Haddonfield, N.J., lecture and admission ticket
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1887
Apr. 5 , “Abraham Lincoln,” advertisement
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Apr. 14 , “Abraham Lincoln”
Admission tickets
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Advertisements
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Printed copy
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1890
Apr. 15 , “Death of Abraham Lincoln,” printed copy
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Oct. 21 , Introduction to Robert Green Ingersoll's lecture, “Liberty and Literature”
Admission tickets
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Manuscript draft
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Note See Container 35, “American National Literature”
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Proof sheets with note
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Receipt for payment
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Undated
“Old Things and Thoughts,” note
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“The Public Schools (to Come),” draft
[DCN 134]
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“Religion,” note
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BOX 37-42  REEL 24-26 Notes and Notebooks, 1847-1891
BOX 37-38  REEL 24 Notebooks, 1855-1884
Notebooks and handmade booklets formed by pages either tied or pasted together and containing thoughts and ideas written in the form of personal and literary jottings, including trial lines and titles for poems, clippings, manuscript fragments, and names and addresses. Reference notes and synopses of studies conducted by Whitman on topics such as human rights, slavery, religion, philology, language and grammar, and classical studies are also included.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 37  REEL 24 1855-1856 , “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry,” trial lines
[DCN 10]
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1855-1856 , government, nature, trial lines, and self-advice
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circa after 1856 , notebook for an intended American dictionary
[DCN 15]
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BOX 38  REEL 24 1857 , trial lines and descriptions
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1858 , a study of Plato
[DCN 16]
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1872 , notebooks on Homer
[DCN 42]
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Contents:
  • Vol. 1, Odyssey
  • Vol. 2, Iliad-Odyssey
1870s , European poets and Whitman
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1880 , notes of a half paralytic
[DCN 61]
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circa 1884 , democracy, government, and poetry
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Undated
Dictionary
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The Nibelungen Leid
[DCN 127]
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Thoughts, ideas, and trial lines, 1856, undated
[DCN 138]
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Contents:
  • Vol 1, 1856, undated
  • Vol 2, undated
  • Vol 3, undated
BOX 38-42  REEL 24-26 Notes, 1847-1891
Notes and memoranda described by topic relating to names and addresses, Brooklyniana, literary notes, miscellany, personal notes, printing and publishing notes, and reference notes.
Organized alphabetically by subject or type of material and chronologically therein. Undated items are arranged alphabetically by topic at the end of each heading.
BOX 38  REEL 24-25 Addresses and names
1855-1856 , notes and address lists
[DCN 13]
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1877, Nov. , press people
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1870s , German names
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1885, Oct. , correspondents
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1888, Dec. 4 , Oldach, Mr., address
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1889 , list of names to receive Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman, 1889 See RBSC, Traubel, Horace, ed., Camden's Compliment to Walt Whitman, 1889
[DCN 349]
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1890
May 19 , Conservator article by Richard Maurice Bucke
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Sept. , George Horton's poem
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