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

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Literary File, 1841-1919 (continued)
Prose, 1841-1892 (continued)
“Temperance and Missionary Societies,” draft (continued)
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“The Theory of Culture,” draft
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“These States and the Kosmical Scale,” draft
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“To Return to Tennyson,” draft
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“True Likeness of Walt Whitman's Poetry,” draft
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“Twilight Whisperings,” draft
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“A Venetian Fable,” draft
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“Walt Whitman's Writings,” draft
[DCN 141]
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“What Is Poetry?” note on holograph page by George D. Prentice
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“What the New Jersey Railroads Do,” proof sheets
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“Whither Are We sailing?” draft
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“Whitman on Himself,” draft
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“The Whole Past Century,” draft
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“Why Should I Be Afraid?” draft
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“Words for an Intended Dictionary,” draft
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“Work on the Farm,” draft
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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
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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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