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Guide to the Walter C. Rivers Transcribed Letters on Walt Whitman's Homosexuality, 1946

Summary

W. C. Rivers was a Walt Whitman scholar. Collection comprises a file of correspondence addressed to Walter C. Rivers on the subject of Whitman's homosexuality. Includes transcriptions of letters from Bliss Perry and other contemporary Whitman scholars, as well as specialists on the subject of homosexuality, including Havelock Ellis.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11282
Title
Walter C. Rivers transcribed letters on Walt Whitman's homosexuality
Date
1946
Creator
Rivers, W. C. (Walter Courtenay)
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 17 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises a file of correspondence addressed to Walter C. Rivers on the subject of Whitman's homosexuality. Includes transcriptions of letters from Bliss Perry and other contemporary Whitman scholars, as well as specialists on the subject of homosexuality, including Havelock Ellis.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Walter C. Rivers Transcribed Letters on Walt Whitman's Homosexuality, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Transcribed letters
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

W. C. Rivers was a Walt Whitman scholar.


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Provenance

The Walter C. Rivers Transcribed Letters on Walt Whitman's Homosexuality were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer in 1946.

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Processed by Alice Poffinberger, August 2016