"A Death-Sonnet for Custer." Holograph poem, undated, signed.

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Title
"A Death-Sonnet for Custer." Holograph poem, undated, signed.
Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Creator)
New York Herald Tribune (Firm) (Recipient)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876-07-10
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
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876
Genres
Poetry
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Ownership: Owen D. Young
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 1 leaf
[1 written side] Text for newspaper publication, July 10, 1876: "From far Montana's cañons," later "From far Dakotas cañon" in Leaves of Grass (1881-82).
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520479
MSS Unit ID: 19100
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1169305
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1169306
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1169307
Digital Gallery Image ID: m_1169393
Other local Identifier: 223809B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bba8e5f0-22e2-0130-7716-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1876: Issued
  • 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. ""A Death-Sonnet for Custer." Holograph poem, undated, signed." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876-07-10. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ccd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""A Death-Sonnet for Custer." Holograph poem, undated, signed." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2017. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ccd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1876-07-10). "A Death-Sonnet for Custer." Holograph poem, undated, signed. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ccd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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"A Death-Sonnet for Custer." Holograph poem, undated, signed.