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Video: The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird Objects

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A lock of Walt Whitman’s hair, Jack Kerouac’s boots, and Virginia Woolf’s cane are just a few of the items of literary paraphernalia available at the New York Public Library’s Berg Collection—if you have an appointment.

Produced by The New Yorker.

Running time: 4:41

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One comment on “Video: The New York Public Library’s Collection of Weird Objects

  1. Tricia Knoll
    December 31, 2018

    Evocative for bringing the writer to us as the human being who touched, moved, needed, and breathed.

    Liked by 1 person

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