General papers relating to the Bolton group

Scope and Content

This general sub-class consists of: /1: an offprint from a newspaper from Camden, New Jersey, reporting on the visit to Bolton of Whitman's friend and biographer, R.M. Bucke, and the visit of J.W. Wallace to America in 1891; /2: carbon copy of a 4-page manuscript letter sent to Bolton College members by J.W. Wallace on 6 Jan 1893, urging them to celebrate their comradeship, which should override political differences and the recent disagreements between members over socialism; /3: a news cutting relating to the visit of William Ingram [of Philadelphia, a friend of Whitman] to Bolton; /4: a manuscript and typescript copy extract from a review in the Times Literary Supplement, 3 Jan 1918, discussing the volume by J.W. Wallace and Dr Johnston, Visits to Walt Whitman in 1890- 1891 (1917); /5: a news cutting on the Bolton group and the visit to Bolton by American academic and researcher on Whitman, Will Seymour Monroe, in 1930; /6: a cutting reporting on an article about the Eagle Street College which appeared in the Walt Whitman Birthplace Bulletin.