O'Connor, William D. [A Defence of Whitman], written as a letter to R. M. Bucke, dated Feb. 22, 1882.

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Title
O'Connor, William D. [A Defence of Whitman], written as a letter to R. M. Bucke, dated Feb. 22, 1882.
Names
O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889 (Author)
Bucke, Richard Maurice, 1837-1902 (Recipient)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series II. Manuscripts relating to Whitman

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1882-02-22
Place: Washington, DC
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS O'Connor
Shelf locator: A Defence fo Walt Whitman Wm. D. O'Connor Original MS 1883
Topics
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Genres
Manuscripts
Letters
Notes
Publications: Published as "Introductory Letter" [to "The Good Gray Poet"] in R. M. Bucke, Walt Whitman (Philadelphia, 1883), 73-98. Whitman's leaf is a recommendation of O'Connor's letter, and incorporated by Bucke into his introduction to Walt Whitman (1883), 7-8.
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe.
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 1 bound volume: 245 leaves
[1 free end paper; 1 blank leaf; 1 holograph leaf by Walt Whitman; 241 holograph leaves by W. D. O'Connor; 1 free end leaf]. Sale catalog entry, 1 leaf; note with transcription of Whitman's comment, 1 leaf.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID: 19100
Accession number: 175899B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8dc69810-9640-0130-ca72-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1832: Creator Born
  • 1882: Created
  • 1889: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "O'Connor, William D. [A Defence of Whitman], written as a letter to R. M. Bucke, dated Feb. 22, 1882." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a884a3e0-e05f-0131-9589-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "O'Connor, William D. [A Defence of Whitman], written as a letter to R. M. Bucke, dated Feb. 22, 1882." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a884a3e0-e05f-0131-9589-58d385a7b928

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1882). O'Connor, William D. [A Defence of Whitman], written as a letter to R. M. Bucke, dated Feb. 22, 1882. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/a884a3e0-e05f-0131-9589-58d385a7b928

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O'Connor, William D. [A Defence of Whitman], written as a letter to R. M. Bucke, dated Feb. 22, 1882.