Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Corrected typo in periodical poem

I changed “piereced” to “pierced” in the second-to-last line of Whitman’s poem “Ambition,” published in Brother Jonathan on January 29, 1842. 

~ Nikki

Monday, December 14, 2015

Support page updated

I have updated the “Support” page to reflect recent funding and staffing information, and to fix the link to the University of Nebraska Foundation’s web page for donations to the Whitman Archive. 

~ Nikki

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

New marginalia section published

A new section of the Archive devoted to Whitman's marginalia and annotations is now available.  This section features more than 800 searchable pages of Whitman’s markings on books and notes about his reading.  Whitman Archive staff and former staff members and affiliates who have contributed to the marginalia and annotations include: Matt Cohen, Kenneth Price, Ed Folsom, Erica Fretwell, Ashley Lawson, Brett Barney, Liz Lorang, Karin Dalziel, Jessica Dussault, Jonathan Cheng, Travis Brown, Mike Speriosu, Laura Beerits, Elizabeth Frye, Nicole Gray, Lauren Grewe, Ty Alyea, Alejandro Omidsalar, and Ashley Palmer.  Thanks to the National Endowment for the Humanities for support of this work.    

~ Nikki