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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

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

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

Calendar page

Description: Front page of calendar, which was found in room in which O. Henry passed away, with June (month of death) showing
Date: June 1910
Item Type: Text
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

Drafting table

Description: Drafting table with a single metal pedestal. This drafting table was used at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Drafting table

Description: Drafting table with a single metal pedestal. This drafting table was used at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Wood flat files in three sections, stacked vertically. The base has four legs, box top and 15 drawers with metal pulls. These files were used to store documents and maps at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files in three sections, stacked vertically. There are paneled sides, box top, eight drawers with dark metal nameplates. These files were used to store documents and maps at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files in two sections, stacked vertically. There are paneled sides with 10 drawers and brass nameplates. These files were used to store documents and at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

Flat files

Description: Oak flat files in four sections, stacked vertically. The base has four legs and there is a box top as well as 14 drawers with metal pulls. These files were used to store documents and maps at the Texas General Land Office around 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Texas State Preservation Board

A Fog in Santone

Description: A short story set in San Antonio. "The only story by O. Henry not hitherto published--the last echo of his days of popularity."
Date: October 1912
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Gift of the Wise Men

Description: A short story about the secret Christmas gifts that a young married couple with little money buy for each other.
Date: 1911
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O. Henry

Description: Biography and literary analysis of O. Henry's life and works.
Date: January 1917
Creator: Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O. Henry and New Orleans

Description: A description of the places in New Orleans that O. Henry used as settings for many of his short stories. The article is illustrated with photographs.
Date: May 1914
Creator: Richardson, Caroline Francis
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O. Henry Biography

Description: This work is the first biography of O. Henry.
Date: 1916
Creator: Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O. Henry's Last Story

Description: Partially finished short story about a criminal on death row. O. Henry was unable to complete this story before his death. Story illustrated with facsimiles of the original manuscript.
Date: September 1910
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Independent: O. Henry and the Patriot

Description: "Mr. Steger [O. Henry's] literary executor, made a trip to Texas not long ago in search of the early work of O. Henry and some of the material he gathered is presented here."
Date: September 5, 1912
Creator: Steger, Harry Peyton, 1883-1913
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Let Me Feel Your Pulse

Description: This work was first published in the Cosmopolitan magazine under the title "Adventures in neurasthenia." It was 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: 1910
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Man Higher Up

Description: This collection of short stories was No. 4 in the Sunday American's Summer Library of Gems of Short Fiction. The volume contains the following stories: "The Man Higher Up," "A Tempered Wind," and "Innocents of Broadway." Illustrations are signed "Kerry."
Date: 1911
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

My Friend O. Henry

Description: A biography of O. Henry.
Date: 1914
Creator: Moyle, Seth
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The New York Days

Description: This article is the fourth part of Arthur W. Page's biography of O. Henry, "Little Pictures of O. Henry." It addresses O. Henry's time in New York and is illustrated with photographs.
Date: October 1913
Creator: Page, Arthur W. (Arthur Wilson), 1883-1960
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library