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O. Henry's Pen Name

Description: Letter entitled, "O. Henry’s Pen Name," on the possible origin of his pseudonym.
Date: January 9, 1937
Creator: Boissard, George A.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

New Books Reviewed: O. Henry's Short Stories

Description: Book review of "The Four Million." Also contains thoughts on "The Trimmed Lamp" and "Heart of the West."
Date: May 1908
Creator: Forman, Henry James, 1879-1966
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

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

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

A Double-Dyed Deceiver

Description: Short story about a young man who flees to South America to avoid being sentenced for murder.
Date: December 1905
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library