["I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing"]. Holograph poem, fragment.

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Title
["I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing"]. Holograph poem, fragment.
Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Creator)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1855 - 1859
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Whitman
Shelf locator: Walt Whitman - Original Manuscript for a Poem
Genres
Poetry
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Content: Holograph manuscript (fragment), unsigned, ca. late 1850s.
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe.
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 1 volume
[bound in 1 volume; 3 blank leaves; engrossed title page, with title "Lines upon a Moss Tree"; 1 leaf of MS tipped onto hinge leaf; 8 blank leaves]
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520479
MSS Unit ID: 19100
Other local Identifier: 175283B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49a48550-a46c-0130-bb84-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1855: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. "["I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing"]. Holograph poem, fragment." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855 - 1859. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ceb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "["I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing"]. Holograph poem, fragment." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2017. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ceb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1855 - 1859). ["I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing"]. Holograph poem, fragment. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4ceb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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["I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing"]. Holograph poem, fragment.