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Mark Twain, Letter

 Collection — Box: Small MS collections
Identifier: MS-0516

Content Description

The letter from Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) to Albert Paine is on black-bordered Stormfield mourning stationery as Twain's daughter, Jean, had died on December 24, 1909. It is marked as a P.S., but likely sent separately from a previous letter.

Dates

  • 1910, Feb. 21

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The letter is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with the University of Nebraska. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the papers or their designees. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), known by his pen name Mark Twain, is an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884). Albert Bigelow Paine became Clemens' biographer in 1906 and later his literary executor.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Sarah Glover, 2022.
Date
(cc) 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Contact:
Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States
402-472-2531