Finding Aids for Manuscripts at Individual Repositories

Guide to the Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscripts in the John D. Batchelder Collection, The Library of Congress

Original records created by the Library of Congress; revised and expanded by The Walt Whitman Archive and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries.Encoded Archival Description completed through 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 Poetry Manuscripts in the John D. Batchelder Collection, The Library of Congress

Collection Number: N/A

Creator:  Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

Repository: Manuscripts Division, The Library of Congress

This finding aid was created, in part, from digital images of the original manuscripts obtained by The Walt Whitman Archive. The original papers and finding aid are held at the Library of Congress.

Scope and Content: 
The John D. Batchlelder Collection contains one Whitman 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.

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

Series Description and Item Lists

Whitman Archive ID: loc.00092
Title:  "The Dead of This War"
Date: ca. 1863
Physical Description: 1 leaf, 20 x 15 cm, handwritten
View Images:  1  |  2 
Notes and experimental phrases toward a possible essay or poem about the Civil War, with an unknown relationship to Whitman's published work.

Restrictions on Original Materials: Please consult with repository.

Preferred Citation:  To identify this finding aid as a source, see the Archive's "Conditions of Use" page.

Repository Contact Information:
Manuscripts Division, The Library of Congress
Room LM101, James Madison Building
101 Independence Ave., S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540-4680


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