The Fall of the Leaf. Holograph poem. Unsigned and undated.

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Title
The Fall of the Leaf. Holograph poem. Unsigned and undated.
Names
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 (Author)
Collection

Henry David Thoreau Papers, 1837-1917 bulk (1837-1860)

Series I: Manuscripts by Henry David Thoreau

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1841 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Thoreau
Shelf locator: m.b. Thoreau
Topics
Transcendentalism (New England)
Nature study
Genres
Poetry
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Subject completeness: First line: "The evening of the year draws on..." Published in this version in ed. Witherell, Collected Essays and Poems, 2001, p. 562. Published in shorter version in ed. Bode, Collected Poems, 1943, p. 235.
Citation/reference: William Howarth, The Literary Manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1974): B10e.
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 1 double leaf
[4 written pages]. Ink with pencil emendations.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520476
MSS Unit ID: 19098
Accession number: 66B1202
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9174f180-1652-0130-4c52-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1817: Creator Born
  • 1841: Created
  • 1862: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "The Fall of the Leaf. Holograph poem. Unsigned and undated." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1841. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a85bfc10-561c-0132-7942-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "The Fall of the Leaf. Holograph poem. Unsigned and undated." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 17, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a85bfc10-561c-0132-7942-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1841). The Fall of the Leaf. Holograph poem. Unsigned and undated. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a85bfc10-561c-0132-7942-58d385a7b928

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The Fall of the Leaf. Holograph poem. Unsigned and undated.