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The Crucible


A poem entitled "The Crucible" by O. Henry turned into a song by Alexander McFayden.

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8 p. ; 24 x 31 cm.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 & McFayden, Alexander 1921.


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A poem entitled "The Crucible" by O. Henry turned into a song by Alexander McFayden.

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8 p. ; 24 x 31 cm.


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O. Henry Project

Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day. These and others published posthumously can also be found in first edition compilation books, and later as part of his collected works. Also included are handwritten letters, photographs, maps, newspaper articles, artifacts, and more.

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Partially finished short story about a criminal on death row. O. Henry was unable to complete this story before his death. Story illustrated with facsimiles of the original manuscript.

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  • 1921

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • May 13, 2011, 1:55 p.m.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910 & McFayden, Alexander. The Crucible, score, 1921; ( accessed January 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.