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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:

"Robinson Jeffers's Space", 1963

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.2.8
Scope and Contents From the Item:

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

Dates: Publication: 1963

Sculpture of Whitman in wood, 1927

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.15
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Warren Wheelock's scuptural portrayal of Walt Whitman, carved in butternut wood. Handwritten note on verso: to be shown with his painting and carvings in one-man show aty Ehrich Galleries, Feb 1 to 19th, 1927....

Dates: 1927

Silhouette cutting by Nyce, 1922

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.13
Scope and Contents

Handmade card with freehand-cut portrait of Walt Whitman, signed by the artist. 2 copies.

Dates: 1922

Silhouette cutting by Nyce, 1922

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.13
Scope and Contents

Handmade card with freehand-cut portrait of Walt Whitman and the quote, "We convince by our presence." Signed by the artist. Blind stamped on the inside: The Good Gray Poet by Helene Nyce.

Dates: 1922

Snapshot of the Canadian Whitman Memorial, 1948

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.2.5
Scope and Contents

Memorial engraved on the rocks along Lake Mazinaw, the text of which reads: Old Walt 1819-1919/Dedicated to the democratic ideals of Walt Whitman/by/ Horace Trauble Flora MacDonald/'My foothold is tenon'd and mortised in granite/I laugh at what you call dissolution/And I know the amplitude of time.'

Dates: 1948

Snapshot of Walt Whitman, 1891

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.11.2
Scope and Contents

View of a very elderly Walt Whitman, pictured seated in his rocking chair; with long hair and beard.

Dates: 1891

Souvenir postcard

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.15
Scope and Contents

Portrait of Walt Whitman, reproduced for the Walt Whitman Sesquicentennial Commemorative series of postcards; this postcard is No. 3. Caption reads: Walt Whitman in carpenter's garb - an engraving used as the frontispiece of the first edition of "Leaves of Grass" in 1855...

Dates: 1854 - 1975

Souvenir postcard

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.1.15
Scope and Contents

Souvenir postcard featuring an artist's depiction of Walt Whitman as a very elderly man. The postcard has been trimmed down to approximately 2/3s its orginal size.

Dates: 1854 - 1975

"Terry", 1974 - 1976

 File
Identifier: 1988.012.1.199
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Ellmann to persons named "Terry", surname unknown.

Dates: 1974 - 1976

The American Poets' Corner, 1948-05-31

 Item
Identifier: 1976.015.2.7
Scope and Contents

Announcement brochure for of the opening of The American Poets' Corner of the Library of Oklahoma Baptist University.

Dates: 1948-05-31