The Politics and Poetics of the Civil War: Lincoln and Whitman Revisited with Kelsey Bates | Members-Only Behind the Bookcase

Date / Time

  • April 26, 2023
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, United States

Behind the Bookcase tours are sponsored by William and Anna Marie Petersen




Join us for an exclusive Behind the Bookcase led by John C. Haas Director Kelsey Bates on April 24. Guests will have an opportunity to examine, touch, and explore the papers of President Abraham Lincoln and poet Walt Whitman in our historic house library.

About Behind the Bookcase Tours at The Rosenbach

Behind the Bookcase Tours offer unparalleled access to see, and even touch, rare and important items not usually on view to the public. Each program is dedicated to a different author, theme, or topic and grants a truly hands-on experience with materials in The Rosenbach’s inspiring collection.

See all upcoming tours hereSpace is limited and advance registration is strongly recommended.