Lock of hair, initialed, signed and dated "73d year" and "Oct. 29, 1891."

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Title
Lock of hair, initialed, signed and dated "73d year" and "Oct. 29, 1891."
Names
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Creator)
Collection

Walt Whitman papers, 1854-1892

Series I. Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1891-10-29
Place: America
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
realia
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
Hair
Extent: 1 lock of hair
Accompanied by wrapper, inscribed and signed, with: printed extract from Boston Evening Transcript, May 7, '91. "Walt Whitman / America - Oct: 29 1891" verso: "A lock of hair / WW 73d year"
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15520479
MSS Unit ID: 19100
Other local Identifier: 2001159
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.01.1023
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3f17bd10-25e6-0130-732f-58d385a7bbd0
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
  • 1891: Created
  • 1892: Creator Died
  • 2014: 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. "Lock of hair, initialed, signed and dated "73d year" and "Oct. 29, 1891."" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1891. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9582e470-8b79-0131-9d98-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Lock of hair, initialed, signed and dated "73d year" and "Oct. 29, 1891."" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2017. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9582e470-8b79-0131-9d98-58d385a7bbd0

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Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1891). Lock of hair, initialed, signed and dated "73d year" and "Oct. 29, 1891." Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9582e470-8b79-0131-9d98-58d385a7bbd0

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Lock of hair, initialed, signed and dated "73d year" and "Oct. 29, 1891."