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Catalog of the Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in the Walt Whitman Ephemera Collection, University of Tulsa

Processed by Sidney F. Huttner; machine-readable finding aid created by Gina L. B. Minks; revised and expanded by The Walt Whitman Archive and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Encoded Archival Description completed with the assistance of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.


Title: Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in the Walt Whitman Ephemera Collection, University of Tulsa

MS Number: N/A


Creator:  Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892


Repository:  University of Tulsa
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: [Poem—a perfect school]
Whitman Archive ID: tul.00011
Box: 1
Folder: 2
Date: about 1855
Genre: poetry, prose
Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
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Content: Whitman's notes for a poem about "a perfect school." No connection between these notes and any of his published works has been established. The lines on the verso, tul.00002, contributed to Whitman's 1855 poem "To Think of Time."



Whitman Archive Title: [Sept. 5 '77]
Whitman Archive ID: tul.00005
Repository Title: [Convalescence.]
Date: 1877
Genre: prose
Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
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Content: A partial draft of a prose piece, with the cancelled title "Convalescence." A revised version of this draft fragment was first published in Specimen Days & Collect (1882–1883) as "The Oaks and I." Whitman included "The Oaks and I" unchanged in Complete Prose (1892).



Whitman Archive Title: [The three or four poets are well]
Whitman Archive ID: tul.00002
Box: 1
Folder: 2
Date: about 1855
Genre: poetry
Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
View images: 1 | 2
Content: Ten lines, heavily revised, that contributed to Whitman's poem "To Think of Time," first published without a title in the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, as "Burial Poem" in 1856, "Burial" in 1860 and 1867, and under its final title in 1871. On the verso is tul.00011, notes toward a poem that is not known to have been published.




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Repository Contact Information:

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-3123


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