American poetry -- 19th century
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
An assortment of individually purchased or donated correspondence and ephemera associated with American women poets or other authors.
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.
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.
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.