[Description of gift from Jenny Lind Porter Scott and Lawrence E. Scott]

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Description of donation of O. Henry letters and their authenticity.

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1 p. ; 22 x 29 cm.

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Scott, Jenny Lind Porter & Scott, Lawrence E. Creation Date: Unknown.

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Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Austin History Center is the local history division of the Austin Public Library. It provides the public with information about the history, events, and activities of Austin and Travis County. It collects and preserves information about local governments, businesses, residents, institutions, and neighborhoods so that generations to come will have access to our history. It presents here images from the Neal Douglass Photography Collection, the General Collection Photographs, the Bergstrom-Austin Community Council Records, the Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives, and the O. Henry Project.

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Description

Description of donation of O. Henry letters and their authenticity.

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1 p. ; 22 x 29 cm.

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O. Henry Project

The O. Henry Collection consists primarily of the short stories of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), written under his pseudonym O. Henry. Each story is available as it first appeared in the popular magazines of the day, and these and other stories published posthumously can also be found in first edition compilation books, and later as part of his collected works. In addition to published materials, the collection also contains handwritten letters, photographs, legal documents, newspaper articles, artifacts, and maps drawn and signed by Porter.

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  • September 12, 1987

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • May 15, 2011, 3:25 p.m.

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Scott, Jenny Lind Porter & Scott, Lawrence E. [Description of gift from Jenny Lind Porter Scott and Lawrence E. Scott], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139294/: accessed July 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.