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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

[Presbyterian Church]

Description: The Presbyterian Church at Lavaca and Sixth Streets where William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes sang in the choir.
Date: undated
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Smoot House]

Description: The Smoot home at 1316 West Sixth Street, where William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes were married by Dr. R. K. Smoot, pastor of the Southern Presbyterian Church where Will and Athol sang in the choir.
Date: undated
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Text of record of O. Henry's voice

Description: Text of O. Henry’s voice recording and "L’Envoi of Judge Trueman E. O’Quinn."
Date: unknown
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

W. C. Porter Drug Store

Description: Back of postcard reads: "Greensboro, N. C. W. C. Porter Drug Store is partially reconstructed in the O. Henry section of Greesboro Historical Museum. Wm. Sidney Porter (better known as O. Henry) was born in Greensboro, and worked in the store as a boy. This is the largest collection of O. Henryana in America."
Date: unknown
Creator: Hutchins Post Cards
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Jane Smoot to Trueman O’Quinn]

Description: Letter referencing photograph of Lawrence Smoot at age twelve (12) that he witnessed the marriage of William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes.
Date: August 17, 1975
Creator: Smoot, Jane
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Stories of the Old Land Office

Description: Pamphlet printed by the Texas Capital Visitor's Center. Contains a foreward and two O. Henry short stories: "Bexar Scrip 2692" and "Georgia's Ruling." Both stories take place in the old land office building where O. Henry worked as a draftsman, and both are about Texas land grants.
Date: 2001~
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Texas General Land Office