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Catalog of the Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in the Abbott Memorial Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

Original records created by the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, Bowdoin College Library; revised and expanded by the Walt Whitman Archive and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Encoded Archival Description completed with the assistance of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Title: Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in the Abbott Memorial Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

Collection Number: 


Creator:  Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892


Repository:  George J. Mitchell Dept. of Special Collections and Archives

Abstract:
This catalog was created from catalogue records created by George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, Bowdoin College Library, and obtained by the Walt Whitman Archive. The original papers and catalogue records are held at George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, Bowdoin College Library.

Scope and Content: 
Abbott Memorial Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, Bowdoin College Library, holds a prose manuscript, a galley proof, and two pieces of correspondence written by Walt Whitman. The individual items described in this catalog are only those deemed prose manuscripts.

Biographical Information:
For additional biographical information, see "Walt Whitman," by Ed Folsom and Kenneth M. Price, and the chronology of Whitman's Life.

Subjects:
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892;  Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892--Manuscripts; Poets, American--19th century



Whitman Archive Title: Emerson's Books, (the Shadows of Them.)
Whitman Archive ID: bow.00005
Series: Literary World records
Sub-Series: The Emerson Tribute
Repository Title: Whitman's "Emerson's Books, (Shadows of Them)," [n.d.], galley proof with holograph corrections, [1]p.
Date: 1880
Genre: prose
Physical Description: 1 leaf, printed, handwritten
View images: 1
Content: Partial galley proof, with corrections and marginal note, of an essay first published in the May 22, 1880, issue of the Literary World (Boston). In 1882, a revised version was published under the same title in the "Notes Left Over" section of Specimen Days & Collect.



Whitman Archive Title: Emerson's Books, (the shadows of them)
Whitman Archive ID: bow.00003
Series: Literary World records
Sub-Series: The Emerson Tribute
Repository Title: Whitman's "Emerson's Books, (Shadows of Them)," [n.d.], AMS, 6p.
Date: 1880
Genre: prose
Physical Description: 6 leaves, handwritten
View images: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Content: Manuscript prepared for the printer of an essay written for the Literary World (Boston) of May 22, 1880.




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Repository Contact Information:

Bowdoin College Library
One College Street
3000 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011


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