"Go, said his soul, to a poet." Four holograph drafts of prefatory poem for Leaves of Grass (1876) and subsequent editions. Undated, unsigned.

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Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
New York Herald Tribune (Firm) (Recipient)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876-07-10
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
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe
Physical Description
Form: Manuscripts ( LCSH )
Extent: 1 leaf
Note: [1 written side] MS comprised of two unequal sized sheets of paper pasted together. Note in ink in Whitman's hand running along upper left of MS: "Scrap of Rough Draft / W Whitman." Additional note in Whitman's hand written in red ink along seam where the two sheets are joined: "inscription on title page last edition Leaves of Grass."
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15520479
MSS Unit ID : 19100
Digital Gallery Image ID : M_1169332
Other local Identifier : 223808B
UUID: 867de520-22e5-0130-3ca1-58d385a7b928

Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1876: Issued
  • 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. ""Go, said his soul, to a poet." Four holograph drafts of prefatory poem for Leaves of Grass (1876) and subsequent editions. Undated, unsigned." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876-07-10. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ce9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""Go, said his soul, to a poet." Four holograph drafts of prefatory poem for Leaves of Grass (1876) and subsequent editions. Undated, unsigned." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ce9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1876-07-10). "Go, said his soul, to a poet." Four holograph drafts of prefatory poem for Leaves of Grass (1876) and subsequent editions. Undated, unsigned. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ce9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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"Go, said his soul, to a poet." Four holograph drafts of prefatory poem for Leaves of Grass (1876) and subsequent editions. Undated, unsigned.