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Four lost notebooks from the Thomas Harned Walt Whitman Collection

Manuscript Division, Library of Congress


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From the 1889 edition of Leaves of Grass (Philadelphia, Ferguson Bros. & Co.; PS3201 1889, Rare Book Collection, Library of Congress)


This collections contains the complete pages of four of Walt Whitman's notebooks that disappeared from the Library of Congress in 1942. They were returned on February 26, 1995.


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Background Information

About the Thomas Biggs Harned Walt Whitman Collection

About Walt Whitman's Notebooks

Notebooks lost in 1942 and found in 1955

LC's Missing Whitman Notes Found in N.Y. Reprint from the Library of Congress Gazette, February 24, 1995

Library Scans Whitman Items; Preserves Them Reprint from the Library of Congress Gazette, March 24, 1995

Conserving the Whitman Notebooks Reprint from the Library of Congress Gazette, March 24, 1995

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Whitman resources found at the Library of Congress


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