W. C. Porter Drug Store

Description

Back of postcard reads: "Greensboro, N. C. W. C. Porter Drug Store is partially reconstructed in the O. Henry section of Greesboro Historical Museum. Wm. Sidney Porter (better known as O. Henry) was born in Greensboro, and worked in the store as a boy. This is the largest collection of O. Henryana in America."

Physical Description

2 p. ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Hutchins Post Cards Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: O. Henry Project and was provided by Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 84 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this postcard or its content.

Photographer

Publisher

Rights Holder

For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

  • Unknown

Provided By

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.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this postcard. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

Back of postcard reads: "Greensboro, N. C. W. C. Porter Drug Store is partially reconstructed in the O. Henry section of Greesboro Historical Museum. Wm. Sidney Porter (better known as O. Henry) was born in Greensboro, and worked in the store as a boy. This is the largest collection of O. Henryana in America."

Physical Description

2 p. ; 9 x 14 cm.

Subjects

University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this postcard in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

This postcard is part of the following collection of related materials.

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.

What responsibilities do I have when using this postcard?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this postcard.

Dates

  • This postcard's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 2, 2011, 5:22 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this postcard last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Total Uses: 84

Interact With This Postcard

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Hutchins Post Cards. W. C. Porter Drug Store, postcard, Date Unknown; Greensboro, N.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139320/: accessed December 5, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.