Finding Aids for Manuscripts at Individual Repositories

Guide to the Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscripts in the Charles N. Elliot Collection, The Library of Congress

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 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 Charles N. Elliot 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 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 electronic finding aid, only those objects deemed poetry manuscripts have been described at the item-level.

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.00093
Folder: Nay, Tell Me Not To-Day the Published Shame
Title:  "Nay, Tell Me Not To-Day The Publish'd Shame"
Date: ca. 1873
Physical Description: 4 leaves, 21 x 13 cm, handwritten
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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 March 5, 1873.

Restrictions on Original Materials: Please consult with repository.

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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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