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Title
[Autobiography]
Names
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Author)
Clemens, Olivia Langdon, 1845-1904 (Corrector)
Lyon, Isabel, 1863-1958 (Writer of accompanying material)
Collection

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

Manuscripts and Typescripts

Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1899-03 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Clemens
Shelf locator: Original Manuscript - S. L.Clemens Autobiography
Topics
Authors, American--19th century--Biography
Genres
Manuscripts
Autobiography
Biography
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Date: Mailed to Frank Bliss on March 31, 1899, see OLC's letter UCCL 12101. Also SLC's UCCL 05571 (both Mar. 31, 1899).
Ownership: W. T. H. Howe
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 14 leaves
[14 written sides]. Holograph with corrections in Olivia Langdon Clemens's hand. n.d. MS Notes for Sam Moffett to work up into a biographical sketch for the Uniform Edition of Mark Twain's Works. Accompanied by Isabel Lyon's holograph notes in the form of a letter to W. T. H. Howe, April 3, 1930 (1 leaf). Typed transcription of IVL's notes (1 leaf). Notes associated with sale of MS. (3 leaves).
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15893396
MSS Unit ID: 19174
Accession number: 105715B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 255ebe00-ee33-012f-b4e1-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1899: 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. "[Autobiography]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6674b9d0-428d-0132-97b9-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "[Autobiography]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6674b9d0-428d-0132-97b9-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1899). [Autobiography] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6674b9d0-428d-0132-97b9-58d385a7bbd0

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[Autobiography]