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Catalog of the Walt Whitman Literary Manuscripts in the Middlebury College Library Special Collections & Archives

Original records created by the 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

This electronic catalog was created from catalogue records created by Special Collections & Archives, Middlebury College Library, and obtained by the Walt Whitman Archive. The original papers and catalogue records are held at Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury College Library.

Scope and Content: 
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

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: 1854 Alexander Smith's Poems
Whitman Archive ID: mid.00015
Box: Abernethy Miscellaneous Manuscripts W-Z
Folder: Whitman, Walt: Bound Manuscripts
Date: 1854-1855
Genre: prose
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
Middlebury College
Middlebury,VT 05753


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