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Personal papers of Edward F. Grier

 Collection
Call Number: PP 302
Overview

Grier taught English at the University of Kansas from 1951-1984. This collection contains information about Walt Whitman's Notes and unpublished prose manuscripts, edited by Grier, and some personal papers, including notably records surrounding his death.

Dates: 1917 - 2004

Ronald Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 66
Overview

This collection of Ashland, Kansas native Ronald Johnson's papers reflects his literary and professional writing activities, containing poetry, galley proofs of poetry books, recipes, and proofs for cookbooks. It also contains personal letters from friends, including poet Jonathan Williams and artist Ian Hamilton Finlay.

Dates: 1954 - 1993

Transcripts from lost notebooks of Walt Whitman

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS 222
Overview Walt Whitman (1819-1892) wrote drafts and jottings in notebooks which (or leaves from which) were collected by various people. A large group (the Thomas B. Harned Collection) went to the Library of Congress (LC); ten of those notebooks (LC numbers 80, 84, 86-89, 94, 101, 111, 220) were lost in the 1940s. Photostats of a few pages had been made, a few texts printed, and several people had previously transcribed selections fromt he notebooks. The collection described here consists of...
Dates: approximately 1900-1976