Walt Whitman and his fellowship of supporters in Bolton, 1891-1913

The Walt Whitman correspondence

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ZWN/4. This collection of correspondence covers the later years of Whitman's life and therefore includes details of his failing health and his references to the completion of his tomb. Whitman's correspondence with J W Wallace, J Johnson, Bessie and Isabella Ford, and Thomas Harned is included. J W Wallace's correspondence includes accounts of his mother's death and that of his witnessing four other deaths in three months. Dr J. Johnston is asked to send Whitman a photo of Whitman that he wishes to use for the second edition of his book 'Leaves of Grass'. Whitman's letter commending the Bolton Fellowship on their loyalty is also included and this group of items concludes with a First Edition copy of 'Leaves of Grass'.

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Letters to and from Walt Whitman - Indexes

  • Contributor: Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service
  • Reference: zwn04-01
  • Keyword:  british usa literature culture bolton
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General Letters to and from Walt Whitman

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  • Reference: zwn04-02
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Transcripts and facsimiles of Correspondence with Wallace and Johnston (i)

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  • Reference: zwn04-15
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Transcripts and facsimiles of Correspondence with Wallace and Johnston (ii)

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  • Reference: zwn04-19
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Copies and Transcripts of Letters Relating to Publications

  • Contributor: Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service
  • Reference: zwn04-30
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Whitman's Birthday and Health Fears

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  • Reference: zwn04-38
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Whitman Correspondence relating to Dr Bucke and to writing.

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  • Reference: zwn04-52
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Miscellaneous Whitman Correspondence

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  • Reference: zwn04-59
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Copy of Leaves of Grass, first edition, 1855

  • Contributor: Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service
  • Reference: zwn04-62
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