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Guide to the Will S. Monroe Collection on Walt Whitman, 1928-1930
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Box 1, Folder 1



To Monroe from: Harold Blodgett , Clara Barrus Clifton J. Furness, Emmery Holloway, Henry S. Sanders, Charles J. Glicksberg.

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Box 1, Folder 2

From Monroe to: Blodgett, Beith, Barrus, Bailie, Berenson, Brown, Catel, Clifford, Eyre, Ellis, Elton, Farness, Green, Heaton, Horris Livezey, LondonTimes Editor, Saunders, Schuyberg, Stewart, Traubel, Whiteside.

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Box 1, Folder 3

Notes and Correspondence


1. Clipping-- Walt Whitman section: The brooklyn Deily Eagle May 31, 1919(looth birthday)


2. Wm D. O'Conner notes and letter to Monroe from Grace Elley Channing Feb 18, 1929


3. Notes on Joaquin Miller


4. Letter to Monroe from Edith Trowbridge Von Baur concerning five Walt Whitman letters to her father.


5. Copies:


Letter J.T. Trowbridge to W.D. O'Conner


Letter W.D. O'Conner to J.T.Trowbridge


To the editor concerning Walt whitman


The Soldiers etc 1865by Walt Whitman

Box 1, Folder 4

Notes about: Sidney Lanier, Howard Horace Furness, George H. Boker, Carles G. Leland, Edwin O. Grover (letter), W.S. Kennedy


Letters to Monroe from: Harrison Morris, Mary Kennedy Foote, Florance H. Crowell,

Physical Description: (7)
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C Chambers Blaisdell.

Box 1, Folder 5

Notes about: Bronson Alcott, Edward E. Hale, Emerson, Thoreau, Frank S. Sanborn, Talcott Williams.


Letters to Monroe from: Dorothea Blaisdell, Thomas B. Donaldson

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Box 1, Folder 6

Notes about: R. U. Johnson, T. B. Aldrich, J. R. Lowell, J. G. Holland and quote copied to Richard Gilder, W.D. Howells, Longfellow, Bayard Taylor, William Winter, George H. Palmer, Charles E. Norton, Hamlen Garland, John Boyle O'Reilley, Horace? Scudder, George F. Lathrop, E.C. Stedman, Charles Warren Stoddard, R.H. Stoddard, Robert Underward Johnson.

Box 1, Folder 7

From England


Notes about: Robert Buchanon, Roden Noel, William Michael Rossitti, York Powell, John Addington, Symonds, Moncure D. Conway, Emily Faithful, Frederick Locker, Wm, Morris, G.C. Macaulay

Box 1, Folder 8

Notes about: Edward Carpenter, Mrs. Anne Gilcrest, William Bell Scott, Henry S. Salt


Corresp. to Monroe concerning Capenter: Henry W. Hevison, Gilbert Beith, Rollo G. Silver, Leonard D. Abbott, Helen Tufts Bailie, J. William Lloyd, Henry Salt

Box 1, Folder 9

Notes about: Swineburne, Matthew Arnold, Alfred Austin, Peter Bayne, Robert L. Stevenson, John C. Bailey, Haverlock Ellis, John Freeman


Letters to Monroe from: John C. Bailey, Haverlock Ellis

Box 1, Folder 10

Notes about: Ernest Rhys, Edmund Grosse, Tenneson, Lionel Johnson, Rannell Rodd, C. Oscar Gridley, Edwin Arnold, Fredrik Myers, Lord Houghton, Justin McCarthy, John Morley, Edmund Yates.


Letters to Monroe from: James Remnell Rodd, Rose Macalay, Michael Grosse, Harold Blodgett, Edwin Myers, Francis Clarke, Margaret Clifford, O. Murry Brown, Elizabeth W. Mallet, Rollbrook Johnson, Margaret Barton, P.J. Dobell.

Box 1, Folder 11

Corresp. and clippings concerning the Lancaster-Whitman Fellowship. Letters to Monroe from: Fred Nightgale, Fred Wild, will Hays, Minnie Whiteside, Arthur H. Ransome, John Ormod, W.A.H. Rinson, Emily Grace Allingham

Box 1, Folder 12

Copied of English Press notices

Box 2, Folder 13

From Ireland Notes about: Edward Dowden, T.W. Rolleston, Standish O'Grady (and photo), Ramsey Coller,


Correspondence to Monroe from: Maud Rolleston, Elizabeth D. Dowden, W.S.W. Eyre, Margaret O'Grady, D.H. Todhunter.

Box 2, Folder 14

From Austrialia and New Zealand letters from: J. Macmillan Brown, Dorothy H. Stewart, Fred Schuyberg and notes on Francis Adams.


From Norway, Sweden, and Denmark notes concerning Whitman's work in those countries--translations etc/


From Holland--notes on Whitman


From Belgium and Switzerland--notes on Whitman

Box 2, Folder 15

From France: notes and letters to Monroe from V.S. Falgette, Jean Catel, C. Cestre


From Italy: copies of Whitman's letters to M.W. Smith

Box 2, Folder 16

From Spain and Spanish America letters from A. Torre-Rioseco, Alfred Coester, and notes


From Germany and Austria letters from Carl Federn and Johannes Toklaf and notes


From Hungary letter from D. Paul Gulyás, and notes


From Bulgaria letter from R.H. Marbel and notes


From Poland letter from W. Borowy and notes


From Russia letters from Mary Kelsey and Lucy L.W. Wilson

Box 2, Folder 17

Notes on Whitman's views of:


1. his contemporaries (Matthew Arnold, Dr. Johnson, George Sand, Stevenson, Browning, Shakespear, Bryant, Hawthorn, Poe, Shelly and Keats, Longfellow, Standish O'Grady, George Riley, Lowell, E.C. Stedman, Edmond Grosse)


2. Oriental Influences


3. Religious views


4. Philosophy

Box 2, Folder 18

Bibliographical and misc. noten and clippings concerni Whitman

Box 2, Folder 19

Miss. notes including on Walt Whitman by Santayana, James Harlan, Helen Keller.


Letters to Monroe from: Don C. Seitz, [Patrick R. Newton] Charles F. Sixsmith, Consul General of Czechoslovakia, Mrs. Frank J. Spraug (Harriet) Charlotte Endynion Porter, Henry Hazlitt, Charles W. Bunton, W. W. [Guthree], Florence Finch Kelly, Russell Gerould, Willian E. Barton, Gamaliel Bradford, Wallace B. Nichols, Henry Raymond Mussy, Sidney, E. Morse, David McAlpin, howard Judson Hall

Box 2, Folder 20

Whitman in World Literature translation of a work by Schyberg (Chpt. 4) by Mrs. G.W. Allen typescript

Box 2, Folder 21

The Sleepers a poem by walt whitman, limited printing

Physical Description: 250- copies
Box 2, Folder 22

Our Ababy Palm Springs by J. Smeaton Chase with notes by Monroe and a photograph of him

Box 2, Folder 23

Glass slides with negatives of Whitman's funeral etc.