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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.

Individual items at this repository

  • Whitman Archive Title: [There seems to be quite]
  • Whitman Archive ID: uri.00001
  • Repository ID: PS3211 A1 1865
  • Repository Title: Walt Whitman's Drum Taps
  • Date: 1865–1882
  • Genre: prose
  • Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
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  • 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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