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Walt Whitman Archive, based upon information from the repository. Encoded Archival Description completed with the assistance of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Title: Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives
Collection Number: N/A
Creator: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Repository: Middlebury College, Special Collections & Archives
Special Collections & Archives, Middlebury College Library, holds manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and printed material by and about Walt Whitman. The individual items described at the item level in this catalog are only those deemed poetry or prose manuscripts
Subjects: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892--Manuscripts; Poets, American--19th century
Whitman Archive Title: 1854 Alexander Smith's Poems
Whitman Archive ID: mid.00015
Box: Abernethy Miscellaneous Manuscripts W-Z
Folder: Whitman, Walt: Bound Manuscripts
Physical Description: 1, handwritten
View images: 1
Content: This is a note on Scottish poet Alexander Smith and American poet Bayard Taylor. Whitman describes one passage from Smith about "a great forthcoming Poet"; Whitman quoted this passage in his "An English and an American Poet" published in the American Phrenological Journal in October 1855.
Restrictions on Original Materials: Please consult with repository.
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Repository Contact Information:
Middlebury College Library
110 Storrs Avenue