"Interpolation Sounds." Holograph poem, undated, signed.

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Title
"Interpolation Sounds." Holograph poem, undated, signed.
Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
New York Herald Company (Publisher)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1888-08-05 - 1888-08-12 (Approximate)
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
Topics
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888
Genres
Poetry
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Date: Published on August 12, 1888, following death of General Philip Sheridan (d. Aug. 5, 1888), under title "Over and Over the Burial Chant," four days after WW's's short prose tribute to the General. Library of Congress has an earlier draft and Yale the final MS of printer's copy, at the top of which WW has written, "Put this in the day of Sheridan's burial ceremonies."
Publications: It was reprinted in "Good-Bye My Fancy" in 1891, with the additional note: "General Sheridan was buried at the Cathedral, Washington, D.C. August, 1888, with all the pomp, music and ceremonies of the Roman Catholic service."
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 1 leaf
[1 written side] Fair copy draft.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520479
MSS Unit ID: 19100
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1221596
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1221597
Other local Identifier: 73B6786
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14f12c10-2524-0130-0339-58d385a7bbd0

Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1888: Created (Approximate)
  • 1892: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""Interpolation Sounds." Holograph poem, undated, signed." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1888 - 1888. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-7601-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""Interpolation Sounds." Holograph poem, undated, signed." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-7601-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1888 - 1888). "Interpolation Sounds." Holograph poem, undated, signed. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-7601-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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"Interpolation Sounds." Holograph poem, undated, signed.