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Ms. leaf verso (The crowds naked in the bath ...)

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Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Author)
Collection

Oscar Lion Collection

["Song of Myself"]; [1855 or earlier?]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1850 - 1855
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Content: Draft written in ink with revisions in pencil and ink; most of the text would not make it into "Song of Myself," with the exception of one line from Section 31, which in its final form reads "And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels."
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID : 1767
UUID: d352baf0-c5d8-012f-8bf7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1850: Created (Approximate)
  • 1892: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Ms. leaf verso (The crowds naked in the bath ...)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1850 - 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f35e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Ms. leaf verso (The crowds naked in the bath ...)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f35e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1850 - 1855). Ms. leaf verso (The crowds naked in the bath ...) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f35e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ms. leaf verso (The crowds naked in the bath ...)