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Title
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Holograph draft.
Names
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Creator)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Author)
Collection

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

Manuscripts and Typescripts

Manuscripts

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1889 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Clemens
Shelf locator: [Wooden box]
Genres
Manuscripts
American fiction--19th century
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Ownership: Owen D. Young
Physical Description
Manuscripts
Extent: 895 leaves
[932 written sides]. Holograph MS, continuous text, but paginated in two series, with omissions and insertions: first series outline: 1-482 [i.e. 491 pages]; second series outline: 1-400 [i.e. 430 pages], with note to compositor inserted. First series pagination: 1-6, 12-87, 87A, 88-114, 114v, 115-147, 147A, 147Av, 147B, 148-150, 150v, 151-166, 166A, 166B, 166C, 166Cv, 166D, 166E, 166F, 166G, 166H, 166I, 166J, 166K, 167-180, 180v, 181-198, 198v, 199, 199A, 199B, 200-207, 207v, 208-218, 218A, 219-220, 220½, 221-224, 224A, 224B, 224C, 225-226, 226v, 227-278, 278½, 279-336, 226v, 337-369, 369v, 370-371, 397-429, 429v, 430-439, 439v, 440, 440v, 441-463, 463v, 464-468, 468v, 469-471, 471v, 472-481, 481v, 482. Second series pagination: 1, 6-61, 61v, 62, 62A, 62B, 63-65, unnumbered [Private to Compositor], 66-78, 78v, 78A-78T, 79-87, 87v, 88-102, 102½, 103-115, 115v, 116-161, 161v, 162-167, 167v, 168-172, 172v, 173-178, 178v, 179-235, 235v, 236-280, 280v, 281-358, 360-400. [895 leaves = 932 written pages]
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15893396
MSS Unit ID: 19174
Accession number: 117079B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fac43140-ee3f-012f-d59a-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. "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Holograph draft." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6fd7b630-24a1-0132-b3d7-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Holograph draft." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6fd7b630-24a1-0132-b3d7-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1889). A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Holograph draft. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6fd7b630-24a1-0132-b3d7-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Holograph draft.