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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

The Manuscript Index is arranged alphabetically by collection name.  To access a finding aid, please click on its name.

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Collection TitleMC 21 Mark TwainCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByDavid Leopold
Date Completed:Fall 2005
Date Updated:December 2007
Provenance:The Mark Twain Collection is a series of donations made by various local donors.
Extent.5 linear feet
AbstractThe Mark Twain Collection contains letters, articles, pamphlets and other documents regarding Mark Twain, the Langdon Family and the Mark Twain Centennial.

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Mark Twain and Elmira, NY. An advertising supplement by the Elmira Star Gazette. It is advertising the Mark Twain Festival. Dated: 1985.NewspaperA1008
Mark Twain and Elmira, NY. A state of New York Legislative Resolution, congratulating Chemung County for the 150th anniversary of Mark Twain. Dated: March 27th, 1985.CertificateA1009
Mark Twain Images. A giant postcard with a portrait of Mark Twain. No date.PostcardA1101
Mark Twain Images. An image of Mark Twain. "Known to everyone-liked by all." no date.PortriatA1102
Mark Twain Images. A painting of a sculpture of Mark Twains head with an American flag behind it. No date.PaintingA1103
Mark Twain Images. A sketching of Mark Twain up close. By a person named Terry. Dated: 1971.SketchA1104
Mark Twain Memorial, Hartford, Connecticut. A itinerary to Dennis Miller from the Mark Twain Memorial. Dated: September 16th, 1964.DocumentsA1401
Mark Twain Memorial, Hartford, Connecticut. A pamphlet of the Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe houses in Hartford, Connecticut. No date.PamphletA1402
Mark Twain Memorial, Hartford, Connecticut. A pamphlet from Nook Farm, Hartford, Connecticut, where Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe both owned houses. No date.PamphletA1403
Mark Twain Memorial, Hartford, Connecticut. A guide to the Mark Twain house in Hartford, Connecticut. Dated: 1958.DocumentsA1404
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. A booklet of various writing including that of Mark Twain on sale for silent auction. Dated: December, 1991.BookletA1501
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. An excerpt from Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain. No date.DocumentsA1502
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. The Wit and the Wisdom of Mark Twain. No date.ArticleA1503
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. A program from Apron full of Gold, with a blurb of Mark Twain's work on the back side. Dated: 1949.ProgramA1504
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. The Letters of Mark Twain to Mrs. Fairbanks. Dated: April 13th, 1949. LetterA1505
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. A book cover of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. No date.DocumentsA1506
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. A list of all the books written by Mark Twain. No date.DocumentsA1507
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. 2 copies of a manuscript of "A Dog's Tale," written by Mark Twain. No date.ManuscriptA1508
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. A photocopy of the book cover of The Complete Short Stories and Famous Essays of Mark Twain. No date.DocumentsA1509
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. A copy of the Curious Dream and Other Sketches by Mark Twain. No date.DocumentsA1510
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. The story of Mark Twain called Puddle head Wilson. By Frank Mayo. No date.DocumentsA1511
Mark Twain--Writings and Reprints. A letter from Santa Claus, by Mark Twain.DocumentsA1512
Correspondence. 7 copies of letters written by Mark Twain. Dated: from 1874 on. LetterA1701 (7 pgs.)
Mark Twain National Society. The Mark Twain Journal, recognizing Jimmy Carter as a member. Dated: January 10th, 1977.JournalA1801
Mark Twain National Society. A letter to Mr. Cyril Clemens from a Mr. Edison. Dated: January 10th, 1927. LetterA1802
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