"The Sobbing of the Bells." Holograph poem, dated midnight Sept: 19-20 1881. Fair copy.

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Title
"The Sobbing of the Bells." Holograph poem, dated midnight Sept: 19-20 1881. Fair copy.
Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Creator)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1881-09-19 - 1881-09-20
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Whitman
Shelf locator: Sobbing of the Bells Original Manuscript Walt Whitman
Genres
Poetry
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe
Physical Description
Extent: 1 leaf
[1 written side, originally pasted to other sheet]. Holograph draft, crossed through. With note from E. W., 1 leaf.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520479
MSS Unit ID: 19100
Other local Identifier: 175263B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d1960f0-89d9-0130-653c-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1881: 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. ""The Sobbing of the Bells." Holograph poem, dated midnight Sept: 19-20 1881. Fair copy." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1881. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/62a33860-90e6-0131-ed44-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. ""The Sobbing of the Bells." Holograph poem, dated midnight Sept: 19-20 1881. Fair copy." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2017. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/62a33860-90e6-0131-ed44-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1881). "The Sobbing of the Bells." Holograph poem, dated midnight Sept: 19-20 1881. Fair copy. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/62a33860-90e6-0131-ed44-58d385a7bbd0

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"The Sobbing of the Bells." Holograph poem, dated midnight Sept: 19-20 1881. Fair copy.