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An Integrated Guide to Walt Whitman's Literary Manuscripts
Kenneth Price, University of Nebraska, Board of Regents
Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PW-51082-12
"The Integrated Catalog of Walt Whitman’s Literary Manuscripts." (Article)
Title: "The Integrated Catalog of Walt Whitman’s Literary Manuscripts."
Author: Kevin McMullen
Abstract: The Integrated Catalog of Walt Whitman’s Literary Manuscripts, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, provides item-level descriptions and images of more than 500 of Whitman's prose manuscripts. Building on the work earlier work of the Archive's Integrated Guide to Whitman's Poetry Manuscripts, this new iteration offers unprecedented access to early versions of Whitman’s writings and sheds light on the creative process behind his prose, a much neglected batch of material deserving of further study. Each item-level entry provides a title, composition date, genre, repository location information, physical characteristics, and a description of the textual content of the manuscript.
Primary URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.13008/0737-0679.2194
Access Model: open access
Periodical Title: Walt Whitman Quarterly Review
Publisher: University of Iowa
"Project Showcase Presentation on The Walt Whitman Archive" (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: "Project Showcase Presentation on The Walt Whitman Archive"
Author: Kenneth M. Price and Nicole Gray
Abstract: The Walt Whitman Archive aims to foster the poet’s catalytic presence in contemporary culture by making his vast work freely accessible to scholars, students, and general readers. Our site is built using non-proprietary technologies and a Creative Commons license that allows free re-use of our work. Last month the Whitman Archive was accessed by 36,000 unique users from more than 150 countries on six continents. With NEH funding, we are making the first systematic attempt to document the entirety of Whitman's prose writings. Our project includes descriptions and facsimile images of over 500 items.
Conference Name: The Digital Antiquarian