Catalogs of Manuscripts at Individual Repositories

Catalog of the Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscripts at Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Original records created by Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections; 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 Kreible Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Title: Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscripts at Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Collection Number: N/A

Creator:  Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

Repository:  Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

This electronic catalog was created from the original catalog record obtained by The Walt Whitman Archive. The original manuscript and catalog record are held at Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections, Magill Library, Haverford College.

Scope and Content: 
Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections has at least six documents that relate to Walt Whitman, five of which are letters to, from, or about him. This catalog only describes the item deemed a poetry manuscript.

Biographical Information:
For additional biographical information, see "Walt Whitman," by Ed Folsom and Kenneth M. Price, and the chronology of Whitman's Life.

Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892;  Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892--Manuscripts; Poets, American--19th century

Whitman Archive Title: As the Greek's Signal Flame
Whitman Archive ID: hav.00001
Date: 1887
Genre: poetry
Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
Images: currently unavailable
Content: A broadside of Whitman's poem "As the Greek's Signal Flame," which is subtitled "For Whittier's 80th birthday, December 17, 1887." The poem was published first in 1887.

Restrictions on Original Materials: Please consult with repository.

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Repository Contact Information:

Haverford College
Magill Library, Second Tier
Haverford, PA 19041-1392


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