M_1169224
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Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Hinton, Richard J. (Richard Josiah), 1830-1901 (Recipient)
New York Herald Company (Publisher)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1872-06-26
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Whitman
Shelf locator: M.b. Whitman, S - Whitman, Walt Holographs
Genres
Poetry
Notes
Publications : "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free" was first published in the New York Herald on 26 June 1872. Later printed with seven other poems in pamphlet, As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free (1872), and included as a supplement bound with Two Rivulets (1876). WW changed the title to "Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood," added a new opening stanza and made further revisions, incorporating the poem into Leaves of Grass (1881-82).

Ownership: Owen D. Young
Physical Description
Form: Manuscripts ( LCSH )
Extent: 13 leaves
Note: [13 written sides], with envelope in Whitman's hand: MS of "As a Strong Bird" as it came back from the printing office presented to R. J. Hinton by W. W." Long note on first page "Directions to printer" in red ink at top of page.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15520479
MSS Unit ID : 19100
Digital Gallery Image ID : M_1169224
Digital Gallery Image ID : M_1169226
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Other local Identifier : 223811B
UUID: 8bdbe5a0-22dd-0130-f5b9-58d385a7b928

Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1872: Created
  • 1892: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""As a Strong Bird on Pinions free," holograph poem." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4c7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""As a Strong Bird on Pinions free," holograph poem." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4c7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1872). "As a Strong Bird on Pinions free," holograph poem. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4c7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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"As a Strong Bird on Pinions free," holograph poem.