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Title
Koerner, Bertha Marie, Clemens governess. Album.
Names
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Koerner, Bertha Marie (Owner)
Clemens, Olivia Langdon, 1845-1904 (Inscriber)
Clemens, Susy, 1872-1896 (Inscriber)
Clemens, Clara (Inscriber)
Clemens, Jane Lampton, 1880-1909 (Inscriber)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Inscriber)
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Inscriber)
Collection

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

Manuscripts and Typescripts

Manuscripts related to Clemens

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1889
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Clemens
Shelf locator: Album of Clemens Governess
Topics
Novelists, American -- 19th century
Authors, American -- 19th century
Genres
Manuscripts
Albums
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Biographical/historical: Bertha Marie Koerner was German governess to the Clemens family.
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe
Content: A presentation photograph of SLC was originally laid in this album. Now mounted and housed as separate item.
Physical Description
Extent: 39 leaves
The paper is extremely fragile.
Description
Album for farewell inscriptions, given Christmas 1888 to the Clemens family governess on her leaving Hartford. Includes inscriptions from S. L. Clemens, Olivia Langdon Clemens, Jean Clemens, Clara Clemens, "Susannah" Clemens.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15893396
MSS Unit ID: 19174
Accession number: 105382B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b92d0200-f088-012f-a1f8-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1889: Created
  • 1910: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Koerner, Bertha Marie, Clemens governess. Album. " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9d8471b0-0ea4-0132-fc5c-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Koerner, Bertha Marie, Clemens governess. Album. " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9d8471b0-0ea4-0132-fc5c-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1889). Koerner, Bertha Marie, Clemens governess. Album. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9d8471b0-0ea4-0132-fc5c-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Koerner, Bertha Marie, Clemens governess. Album.