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Catalog of a Walt Whitman Literary Manuscript in Special Collections and University Archives, Robert L. Carothers Library, University of Rhode Island

Original records created by the University of Rhode Island; 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 Manuscript in Special Collections and University Archives, Robert L. Carothers Library, University of Rhode Island

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Creator:  Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892


Repository:  Special Collections and University Archives

Abstract:
This electronic catalog was created from catalogue records created by Special Collections and University Archives, Robert L. Carothers Library, and obtained by the Walt Whitman Archive. The original papers and catalogue records are held at the University of Rhode Island in Special Collections and University Archives, Robert L. Carothers Library.

Scope and Content: 
Special Collections and University Archives, Robert L. Carothers Library, University of Rhode Island holds one Whitman prose manuscript, described below.

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: [There seems to be quite]
Whitman Archive ID: uri.00001
Repository Title: Walt Whitman's Drum Taps
Repository ID: PS3211 A1 1865
Date: 1865–1882
Genre: prose
Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
View images: 1 | 2
Content: A prose manuscript fragment tipped in a first edition copy of Drum Taps (1865). Though no lines from this manuscript can be traced directly to Whitman's published prose, this fragment shares a strong thematic connection with "The Real War Will Never Get in the Books," Specimen Days & Collect (1882–1883).




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Repository Contact Information:

Special Collections and University Archives
University of Rhode Island
Robert L. Carothers Library
15 Lippitt Road
Kingston, RI 02881-2011


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