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American poetry -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Women's Poetry Miscellaneous Correspondence and Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_awpcmisc
Abstract An assortment of individually purchased or donated correspondence and ephemera associated with American women poets or other authors.
Dates: 1865-2002; Majority of material found within Bulk 1904-1994

Emily Dickinson Illustrated Editions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_dickinson
Abtract This collection is comprised primarily of drafts, proofs, layout plans, and illustrations pertaining to the creation of Poems for Youth and A Murmur in the Trees, both books containing collections of poems written by Emily Dickinson and published by Little Brown and Company.
Dates: 1995-1998

Engraving of Walt Whitman with Leaves of Grass, framed, ca. 1871, 1876

 Item — Box 4, Object: 1
Scope and Contents Engraving by William Linton of Walt Whitman, ca. 1871, based on an original photograph by George C. Potter, alongside the poem Leaves of Grass, author's edition, printed 1876.
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1871, 1876

Poem "Describing A Perfect School", framed, 1923

 Item — Box 3, Object: 1
Abstract A poem by Walt Whitman describing a perfect school, printed from the original wood blocks on a broadsheet and illustrated by George Illian. The illustrations are hand colored.
Dates: 1923

Walter Whitman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: exws_whitman
Scope and Contents Collection consists of 5 framed photographs and one framed poem, illustrated. The photographs feature portraits of Walt Whitman. Poem entitled Leaves of Grass.
Dates: 1871-1882