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Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1819-05-31 - 1892-03-26

Biography

American poet.

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

Lithographic reproduction with corresponding print blocks, 1872

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.2.1-2
Scope and Contents

Numbered keepsake with season's best wishes from Alred Goldsmith. Image features an artist's portrayal of Walt Whitman entitled "Men of the Day", from "The Fifth Avenue Journal". This copy No. 68.

Includes mounted metal print blocks for the image and the text.

Dates: Publication: 1872

Mailing envelope, 1951

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.2.5
Scope and Contents

Mailing envelope printed with the Walt Whitman's House logo from a woodcut by Egmont Arens; postmarked from Camden, New Jersey; addressed to the Public Library, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1951

Membership and bibliographical records

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.4
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of a typed membership roll; handwritten and typed lists of Whitman bibliographical materials; auctioneer and bookseller catalogs, etc.

Dates: 1854 - 1975

Musical anniversary program admission ticket, 1949-05-31

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.2.6
Scope and Contents

Admission ticket to a musical program celebrating the 130th anniversary of the birth of Walt Whitman. Held in the Junior Ball Room of the Hotel Walt Whitman. Directed by Professor John Alnmquist and sponsored by the Walt Whitman Foundation.

Dates: Event: 1949-05-31

Note from Walt Whitman to Jeannette L. Gilder, 1880-12-31

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.2
Scope and Contents

"...Yes, my friend, I will supply you with some little outdoor sketches...."

Dates: 1880-12-31

Phonodisc collection, 1924-1978

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-013
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection containing 45 rpm discs, 78 rpm discs, 10 inch discs, 12 inch discs, thirty-four 33 1/3 rpm discs, and one 10.5" reel mono recording.

Dates: 1921 - 1978

"Poem -- A perfect school , gymnastic, moral, mental and sentimental...."

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.6
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Correspondence, minor writings, photographs, and ephemera all by or about Walt Whitman.

Dates: 1854 - 1975

Poems

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.2.7
Scope and Contents

Printed poems by Walt Whitman include: "A Font of Type"; "To You"; and "O Captain! My Captain!".

Dates: 1854 - 1975

Portrait of Walt Whitman, 1854

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.7.1
Scope and Contents

Studio portrait of Walt Whitman as a middle-aged man, with short-cut hair and trimmed beard. Alledged to have been take while Whitman was at work onb "Leaves of Grass".

Photographer's logo and printed notation on verso: This photograph is copied froom another picture and must not be taken as a sample of our work direct from life. Geo. G. Rockwood.

Dates: 1854

Portrait of Walt Whitman, Undated

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.7.6
Scope and Contents

Studio portrait of Walt Whitman, pictured in suit coat, vest, and tie; with short-cut hair and trimmed beard.

Dates: Undated