Samuel Langhorne Clemens collection of papers, 1856-1938 (bulk 1870-1938)

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of portraits, pictorial works, manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence,a diary for 1885, a notebook for 1895, portraits, and pictorial works.
Names
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1856 - 1938
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Clemens
Topics
Authors, American
Novelists, American
Genres
Manuscripts
Typescripts
Documents
Correspondence
Photographs
Prints
Notes
Funding: Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Biographical/historical: Samuel Langhorne Clemens was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist, and literary and social critic. Born on November 30, 1835 he wrote fiction and non-fiction under the pseudonyms Mark Twain, Sieur Louis de Conte, Quentin Curtius Snodgrass, and Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass.
Physical Description
Extent: 717 items.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15893396
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW04-A46
MSS Unit ID: 19174
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eaa9d570-c6bf-012f-0446-58d385a7bc34
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