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About New York with O. Henry

Description: A description of the places in New York that O. Henry used as settings for many of his short stories. The article is illustrated with photographs.
Date: September 1913
Creator: Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, 1873-1946
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Adventures in Neurasthenia

Description: Short story written by O. Henry when he was in residence in Asheville, North Carolina and addresses themes of alcoholism and the author's relationship with his father.
Date: July 1910
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

An Afternoon Miracle

Description: Short story set along the Texas/Mexico border.
Date: July 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Another Glimpse

Description: A note from the editor about the reception of Arthur W. Page's "Little Pictures of O. Henry" series. Includes a letter to the editor written by Robert H. Davis about the author's first impressions of O. Henry. Illustrated by a self-portrait of O. Henry.
Date: November 1913
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

At Arms with Morpheus

Description: A short story about two young medical students.
Date: October 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Atavism of John Tom Little Bear

Description: Short story about the character Jeff Peters.
Date: July 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Best-Seller

Description: Short story set in Pittsburgh
Date: May 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A Blackjack Bargainer

Description: Short story about a family feud.
Date: August 1901
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Born and Raised in No'th Ca'llina

Description: This article is the first part of Arthur W. Page's biography of O. Henry, "Little Pictures of O. Henry." It addresses O. Henry's early life and is illustrated with photographs and sketches.
Date: June 1913
Creator: Page, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilson), 1883-1960
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Bulger's Friend

Description: Short story about an old man who joins the Salvation Army.
Date: December 26, 1901
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Buried Treasure

Description: Short story developed during O. Henry's time working as a draftsman at the Texas General Land Office.
Date: July 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Caballero's Way

Description: Short story about a young desperado from the Texas-Mexico border.
Date: July 1907
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Caballero's Way

Description: Short story about a young desperado from the Texas-Mexico border.
Date: June 1925
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Cactus

Description: Short story about a young bachelor.
Date: October 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A Call Loan

Description: Short story set in Texas.
Date: July 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Calloway's Code

Description: A newspaper staff tries to decipher a code sent by a reporter abroad.
Date: September 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A Christmas Pi-

Description: A short story set at Christmastime.
Date: December 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Compliments of the Season

Description: A short story set during Christmastime, centered around the misadventures of several characters.
Date: December 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Country of Elusion

Description: Short story about a magazine editor.
Date: December 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Crucible

Description: Three-stanza poem by O. Henry. "O. Henry's last poem...One of two poems found in a notebook after his death."
Date: September 1910
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A Dinner at --------

Description: Short story set in New York.
Date: June 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Discounters of Money

Description: A short story about a young millionaire in New York City.
Date: October 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Door of Unrest

Description: Short story about a newspaper editor.
Date: May 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library