Original finding aid completed by the Library of Congress; 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 Krieble Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Title: A Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscript in the Charles N. Elliot Collection, The Library of Congress
Collection Number: N/A
Creator: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Repository: Manuscripts Division, The Library of Congress
The Charles N. Elliot Collection holds several Whitman items including a poetry draft, article reprints, newspaper and magazine clippings on Whitman, and correspondence about Whitman. For this catalog, only the lone object deemed a poetry manuscript has been described at the item-level.
Subjects: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892--Manuscripts; Poets, American--19th century
Whitman Archive Title: Nay, Tell Me Not To-Day
The Publish'd Shame
Whitman Archive ID: loc.00093
Folder: Nay, Tell Me Not To-Day the Published Shame
Date: ca. 1873
Physical Description: 4 leaves, 21 x 13 cm, handwritten
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Content: Trial lines and rough draft of the first section of the poem "Nay, Tell Me Not To-Day the Publish'd Shame," first published in the New York Daily Graphic on March 5, 1873. It was not reprinted again during Whitman's lifetime.
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Repository Contact Information:
The Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division
Room LM101, James Madison Building
101 Independence Ave., S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20540-4680