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[Original drawing from O. Henry's "Law and Order"]

Description: Excerpt from O. Henry's "Law and Order" with original drawing by John Groth. Design and typography by William R. Holman. 1 of 200 printed on Hosho paper.
Date: unknown
Creator: Groth, John
Item Type: Artwork
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

Letter from Witter Bynner to Mary

Description: Correspondence regarding a book order from Doubleday.
Date: August 23, 1951
Creator: Bynner, Witter
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

His Courier

Description: A short story about a boy tasked with delivering a message.
Date: May 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
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

[Lobby of First National Bank, Austin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the lobby of First National Bank, including the bank teller window behind a grill. William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) is the teller. Another man stands behind the front counter, one is seated in back, and a customer is at the teller window. The man behind the open counter is listed as Brackenridge.
Date: [1890,1900]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Map of Webb County

Description: Cadastral map of Webb County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Some features are marked in color and some sketched illustrations around the title. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch). Authorship is attributed to W.S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry.
Date: June 1888
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Kent County

Description: Cadastral map of Kent County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch). Shows boundaries and ownership of land, including that of several railroad companies. Compiled and drawn by William S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry. Map is notable for its landscape drawings near the top.
Date: July 1889
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office