Mark Twain Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC874

Scope and Contents

Letter from Twain in Hartford, CT to Mr. Conway, praising Conway's talk on Tennyson's "Despair" (1882); telegram from Twain in Hartford to Webster & Company, cursing the telephone; letter from Twain at Albert Gate about Twain's response to a toast (1900); and a 10 cent U.S. postage stamp of Twain.

Dates

  • 1882-1900

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Mark Twain was a well-known 19th century American author.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (4 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letter from Twain in Hartford, CT to Mr. Conway, praising Conway's talk on Tennyson's "Despair" (1882); telegram from Twain in Hartford to Webster & Company, cursing the telephone; letter from Twain at Albert Gate about Twain's response to a toast (1900); and a 10 cent U.S. postage stamp of Twain.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Correspondence purchased from unknown.

Creator

Title
A Guide to the Mark Twain Correspondence
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

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