Preface [to "Specimen Days"]: To the reader in the British Islands. Holograph, signed, undated.

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Title
Preface [to "Specimen Days"]: To the reader in the British Islands. Holograph, signed, undated.
Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Creator)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1887 (Inferred)
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
Prefaces
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Date: This preface was published in the British edition of Specimen Days (1882) which appeared in June 1887.
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 1 leaf
[1 written side] Came with Whitman's ALS to Ernest Rhys, March 8, 1887.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520479
MSS Unit ID: 19100
Accession number: 2001150
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 57299920-2544-0130-e50c-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1887: Created
  • 1892: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Preface [to "Specimen Days"]: To the reader in the British Islands. Holograph, signed, undated." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c6c6e40-8b79-0131-7d81-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Preface [to "Specimen Days"]: To the reader in the British Islands. Holograph, signed, undated." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c6c6e40-8b79-0131-7d81-58d385a7bbd0

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1887). Preface [to "Specimen Days"]: To the reader in the British Islands. Holograph, signed, undated. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6c6c6e40-8b79-0131-7d81-58d385a7bbd0

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Preface [to "Specimen Days"]: To the reader in the British Islands. Holograph, signed, undated.