Original records created by Special Collections & Manuscripts, Brigham
Young University; revised and expanded by the Walt Whitman
Archive and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Encoded Archival Description completed with the assistance of the Gladys
Krieble Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, the
Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Title: Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscript in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Brigham Young University
Collection Number: N/A
Creator: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University has two Whitman manuscripts, a late draft of "The Prairie States" and a letter to "Harry" about setting a poem in type for a newspaper. This catalog only describes at item-level the document deemed a poetry manuscript.
Subjects: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892--Manuscripts; Poets, American--19th century
Whitman Archive Title: The Prairie
Whitman Archive ID: byu.00001
Repository ID: Vault MSS 356
Date: March 16, 1880
Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
View images: 1 | 2
Content: This is a late draft, probably for the printer, of "The Prairie States," which was first published in 1880. It is signed and dated March 16, 1880.
Restrictions on Original Materials: Please consult with repository.
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Repository Contact Information:
Brigham Young University
4040 Harold B. Lee Library
Provo, Utah 84602-6835