O. Henry Relics Guarded by State Land Office

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Photo essay containing images of photos, maps, and documents describing the General Land Office Archives holdings related to O. Henry. Includes a photo of Land Commissioner Bascom Giles standing next to O.Henry's drafting table in the Land Office.

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1 p. ; 15.2 x 21.5 in.

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Dallas Morning News September 7, 1941.

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This clipping is part of the collection entitled: O. Henry Project and was provided by Texas General Land Office to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 162 times . More information about this clipping can be viewed below.

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Texas General Land Office

The Texas General Land Office contributes items from their Historic County Map Collection, ca. 1838-1939 ( 926 maps), Lorenzo de Zavala Online (13 items), and the O. Henry Collection (11 items). The historic county maps are cadastral (land ownership) maps, showing original surveys, usually made by virtue of a land grant, within a particular county in Texas. In Lorenzo de Zavala Online, see the Expediente of de Zavala's 1829 colonization contract, as well as correspondence to or from Jose Angel Navarro, Jose Domingo Ugartechea, Jose Maria Falcon, Martin Perfecto de Cos, Stephen F. Austin, Manuel de Mier y Teran, and Ramon Musquiz. As part of the O. Henry Collection, the General Land Office contributes maps drawn and signed by O. Henry, administrative records, newspaper clippings, a written account, and a land grant records.

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Description

Photo essay containing images of photos, maps, and documents describing the General Land Office Archives holdings related to O. Henry. Includes a photo of Land Commissioner Bascom Giles standing next to O.Henry's drafting table in the Land Office.

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1 p. ; 15.2 x 21.5 in.

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  • Newspaper, Dallas Morning News, Sunday, September 7, 1941, page 6.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: GLO_1060928
  • Accession or Local Control No: MBC 000002
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth139469

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  • Preferred Citation: "O. Henry Relics Guarded by State Land Office, " Dallas Morning News, September 7, 1941, page 6.

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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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  • September 7, 1941

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • April 16, 2012, 12:56 p.m.

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Dallas Morning News. O. Henry Relics Guarded by State Land Office, clipping, September 7, 1941; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139469/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas General Land Office.