News & Updates

  • September 2016

    With support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, we've published 246 additional letters from the post-Reconstruction and the Old Age periods. We've also published Whitman's early journalistic series, "The Sun-Down Papers," with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

  • August 2016

    Great news! The Archive has been awarded grants from the NEH and the NHPRC for work on the 1855 Leaves of Grass and Whitman's old age correspondence.

  • July 2016

    Ed Folsom and Christopher Merrill are teaching a new open online course, "Whitman's Civil War: Writing and Imaging Loss, Death, And Disaster," from July 18 to September 5, 2016. Registration is free and is available here.

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