"What is this terrible suggestion." Holograph note fragment. Unsigned, undated.

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Title
"What is this terrible suggestion." Holograph note fragment. Unsigned, undated.
Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1861 - 1865 (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
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Ownership: Accompanying note (unidentified hand): "...from the collection of J. H. Johnston, New York, Sept. 30, 1909."
Date: Relates to Civil War, referring to "either in peaceful times or in such emergencies as the present."
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 1 leaf
[1 written side]. Manuscript written in black ink on a scrap of faded white paper. With authenticating note: "from the collection of J. H. Johnston, New York, Sept. 30, 1909." 1 leaf. With typed transcription, 1 leaf and copy.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520479
MSS Unit ID: 19100
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1238230
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1238231
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1238232
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1238233
Other local Identifier: 66B1085
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a4b9650-254b-0130-97b4-58d385a7bbd0

Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1861: 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. ""What is this terrible suggestion." Holograph note fragment. Unsigned, undated." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861 - 1865. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-74c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""What is this terrible suggestion." Holograph note fragment. Unsigned, undated." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-74c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1861 - 1865). "What is this terrible suggestion." Holograph note fragment. Unsigned, undated. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-74c9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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"What is this terrible suggestion." Holograph note fragment. Unsigned, undated.