Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass at 150
Celebrating the first publication of Leaves of Grass in 1855, the exhibition includes copies of the rare 1855 edition of this ground breaking work, as well as some of the many revised editions Whitman published during his lifetime. Manuscripts, correspondence, and photographs of the poet were also on display. [ca. 30 items]
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.