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Samuel L. Clemens papers, 1807-1975,

Author: Jean Webster; Doris Webster; Samuel Webster
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Papers of Samuel L. Clemens include manuscripts of his stories written or signed by Clemens and one notebook, 1855-1868; his letters and telegrams to family members Orion Clemens, Pamela C. Moffett, Charles L. Webster, Jane L. Clemens, and others, 1853-1909, concerning his early experiences in Philadelphia, travelling, business affairs, mining in the American West, his writing and publishing affairs, trips to Hawaii
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Genre/Form: Photoprints
Autographs
Named Person: Mark Twain; Orion Clemens; Charles L Webster; William Dean Howells; E W Kemble; Ulysses S Grant; Isabel Van Kleek Lyon; John Marshall Clemens; Jane Lampton Clemens; Henry Clemens; Clara Clemens; Jane Lampton Clemens; Pamela Clemens Moffett; William Anderson Moffett; Samuel E Moffett; Annie Moffett Webster
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Webster; Doris Webster; Samuel Webster
OCLC Number: 155520326
Description: 12 linear ft.

Abstract:

Papers of Samuel L. Clemens include manuscripts of his stories written or signed by Clemens and one notebook, 1855-1868; his letters and telegrams to family members Orion Clemens, Pamela C. Moffett, Charles L. Webster, Jane L. Clemens, and others, 1853-1909, concerning his early experiences in Philadelphia, travelling, business affairs, mining in the American West, his writing and publishing affairs, trips to Hawaii in 1866 and Europe in 1867, political figures, his typesetting business, and family affairs; letters received, including several from William Dean Howells, 1874-1909, and later letters about Mark Twain history and materials, 1941-1975; and letters to Charles L. Webster from Clemens and illustrator E.W. Kemble about his illustrations for HUCKLEBERRY FINN and original and proof copies of Kemble's illustrations, 1884.

Other items include original manuscript memoirs on the Civil War by Gen. U.S. Grant, letters to Charles L. Webster from Grant, his photographs of Grant, Civil War scenes, and Grant's funeral, 1863-1885; manuscripts, diary entries, letters, clippings, and photographs of Isabel Van Kleek Lyon, Clemens' secretary, concerning the person and career of Samuel L. Clemens, 1903-1939, and notes from a conversation with Lyon by Samuel and Doris Webster, 1950-1953; letters, clippings, memoranda, legal papers, certificates, deeds, and contracts of Samuel L. Clemens' family members, 1807 and 1834-1944, including his parents John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemens, his brothers Orion Clemens, Henry Clemens, his daughters Clara and Jean, and his sister Pamela Clemens Moffett, her husband William Anderson Moffett, their son Samuel E. Moffett, and their daughter Annie Moffett and her husband Charles L. Webster; and photographs of Samuel L. Clemens, his family, and related Websters, Moffetts, Fords, Dalrimples, and McKinneys, ca. 1856-1955.

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