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Exhibition: Walt Whitman in His Time and Ours
Wednesday, February 13 (UTC)
Morris Library, Special Collections Gallery
Wednesday, February 13 - Friday, June 14
Morris Library, Special Collections Gallery at 181 South College Avenue
Second Floor
Newark, Delaware

Walt Whitman in His Time and Ours examines the poet's life and work in the context of the era in which he lived. The exhibit will also explore Whitman's influence on other writers and American life and culture from his own time up to the present. A wide variety of material will be featured in the exhibition, including first and early editions of Whitman’s books, work by his contemporaries and associates, fine press editions of Whitman’s work; work by authors who were inspired or influenced by Whitman, and a variety of other items. You can learn more about the exhibit by clicking here. 

Special Collections Gallery Hours: 

Sunday - Closed

Monday - 10am–5pm

Tuesday - 11am–5pm

Wednesday - 9am–8pm

Thursday - 9am–5pm

Friday - 9am–5pm

Saturday - Closed


Image credit: Walt Whitman, 1819-1892. American Bard; being the preface to the first edition of Leaves of Grass now restored to its native verse rhythms and presented as a living poem. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Lime Kiln Press, 1981.