1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Scovel, James M. (James Matlack), 1833-1904--Correspondence.

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

    3,000 items plus 2 oversize. 8 containers. 4 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Lawyer. Correspondence, manuscripts of poetry and prose, notes and notebooks, proofs and offprints, printed material, and other papers received by Harned as one of Walt Whitman's three literary executors. The collection contains material relating to many aspects of Whitman's career, especially the publication of and subsequent controversy surrounding "Leaves of Grass" and his commitment to the ideals embodied in the life and death of Abraham Lincoln.