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- Main Title My Recollections of O. Henry (W. S. Porter)
Attributed name: Maddox, FrankCreator Type: Personal
Name: Texas. General Land OfficePlace of Publication: Austin, Texas
- Creation: 191u
- Physical Description:  p. ; 36 cm.
- Content Description: Multiple typescript copies of a short character sketch describing O. Henry as a young man in the late 1800s, before he was a published writer. O. Henry worked as a draftsman at the General Land Office and for Maddox Brothers and Anderson.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Henry, O., 1862-1910.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas. General Land Office.
- Keyword: biographies
- Keyword: biographical sketches
- Keyword: draftsmen
- Item is a Primary Source
- Coverage Date: 1870~/1899~
- Time Period: new-sou
- Place Name: United States - Texas - Travis County - Austin
- Preferred Citation: "My Recollections of O. Henry," Frank M. Maddox, Maddox Family Papers, Texas General Land Office, Austin.
- Is Part Of: Maddox Family Papers
Name: O. Henry ProjectCode: OHENRY
Name: Texas General Land OfficeCode: GLO
- Rights Access: public
- Rights License: pd
- Accession or Local Control No: GLO_1060296
- Accession or Local Control No: MBC 000001
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth139468
- Display Note: Additional biographical information: Frank M. Maddox (1851-1921), along with his brother John W. Maddox (1846-1915), began working as a surveyor in the Texas panhandle in the early 1870s. With Charles E. Anderson (1852-1924), the brothers formed the firm of Maddox Brothers and Anderson in the mid-1880s. W. S. Porter, also known by the pseudonym O. Henry, worked for the firm in the mid-1880's. The Maddox Brothers spent time in the General Land Office for their business at the same time that O. Henry was employed there.