O. Henry's Pen Name


Letter entitled, "O. Henry’s Pen Name," on the possible origin of his pseudonym.

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2 p. ; 22 x 30 cm.

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Boissard, George A. January 9, 1937.


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Letter entitled, "O. Henry’s Pen Name," on the possible origin of his pseudonym.

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2 p. ; 22 x 30 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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  • January 9, 1937

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • Aug. 4, 2011, 8:52 a.m.

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Boissard, George A. O. Henry's Pen Name, periodical, January 9, 1937; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139313/: accessed October 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.