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Walt Whitman's Long Island: A Research Guide
A guide to sources about Walt Whitman with an emphasis on Long Island, New York.
Print source: J.R. LeMaster and Donald D. Kummings, eds., Walt Whitman: An Encyclopedia (New York: Garland Publishing, 1998), reproduced by permission.
In 1840, Mary Elizabeth Whitman, the younger sister of Walt Whitman, married at the age of nineteen shipbuilder Ansel Van Nostrand, and moved to Greenport, New York on the north fork of Long Island.
An digital and searchable online resource, Matt Cohen headed the effort to make available Horace Traubel's nine-volume work, "With Walt Whitman in Camden." This set of volumes is a treasure trove of Whitman's opinions.