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Stories of the Old Land Office
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.
[Letter from Jane Smoot to Trueman O’Quinn]
Letter referencing photograph of Lawrence Smoot at age twelve (12) that he witnessed the marriage of William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes.
Advertisement for "O. Henry in Fourteen Volumes"
Advertisement for "O. Henry in Fourteen Voulumes: The Memorial Edition de Luxe."
Advertisement for "O. Henry: The Memorial Edition de Luxe"
Advertisement card for "O. Henry: The Memorial Edition de Luxe," in 14 volumes.
[Description of gift from Jenny Lind Porter Scott and Lawrence E. Scott]
Description of donation of O. Henry letters and their authenticity.
[Handwritten letter from O. Henry to Franklin Pierce Adams]
Letter relating the better climate in Asheville, North Carolina compared to New York and the move to a new employer, "Everybody's Magazine."
O. Henry
Poem in honor of O Henry's death, first published by Mr. Christopher Morley in the "New York Evening Post", June 5, 1915.
O. Henry's Wedding
Original copy of statement by Lawrence K. Smoot, as recorded by Ralph Bickler, a court reporter, and furnished to [Trueman] O‘Quinn, relating the events surrounding the marriage of William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes at the Smoot home one July evening in 1887, with Lawrence as an “unofficial” witness when he was about 12 years of age. The date of the wedding was actually July 1, 1887 as a notice of the marriage appeared the next day in the Austin Daily Statesman.
[Lawrence K. Smoot]
Back of photograph reads, "Lawrence K. Smoot Age 13 years Height 4 ft 4 in."
[Lawrence K. Smoot]
Lawrence K. Smoot at his desk in the Texas Supreme Court, where for many years he was the editor (usually called ‘Reporter’) of the Supreme Court’s official publications of the Court’s opinions.
My Recollections of O. Henry (W. S. Porter)
Multiple typescript copies of a short character sketch describing O. Henry as a young man in the late 1800s, before he was a published writer. O. Henry worked as a draftsman at the General Land Office and for Maddox Brothers and Anderson.
Note on Judge J. W. Maxwell statement
No Description Available.
On Behalf of the Management
Short story set in New York.
Order form for Rolling Stones, the last of twelve 12 volumes of O. Henry Complete Works
Advertisement order form for “Rolling Stones,” Doubleday, Page & Co. editions (leather and limited manuscript)
[Original drawing from O. Henry's "Law and Order"]
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.
[Portion of a note written by O. Henry to Gilman Hall]
Letter from O. Henry to "Bill," the common address used for everyone at Gilman Hall.
[Presbyterian Church]
The Presbyterian Church at Lavaca and Sixth Streets where William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes sang in the choir.
[Smoot House]
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.
Text of record of O. Henry's voice
Transcribed text of O. Henry’s voice recording and "L’Envoi of Judge Trueman E. O’Quinn."
W. C. Porter Drug Store
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."
Letter from Trueman O'Quinn to Dudley Frasier
Letter thanking Frazier for copy of "The Heart of O. Henry." O'Quinn mentions that he reviewed the book for KTBC-TV.
Letter from Dudley Frasier to Trueman O'Quinn
Letter regarding complimentary copy of "The Heart of O. Henry" to Trueman O'Quinn
Letter from Dudley Frasier to Charles Green
Letter regarding the wife of an associate of O. Henry living in Austin.
Rinehart Fall List 1954: "The Heart of O. Henry"
Publisher’s announcement. Rinehart & Co. 1954, of Dale Kramer’s "The Heart of O. Henry"
Letter from Witter Bynner to Mary
Correspondence regarding a book order from Doubleday.
O. Henry Relics Guarded by State Land Office
Photo essay containing images of photos, maps, and documents describing the General Land Office Archives holdings related to O. Henry. Includes a photo of Land Commissioner Bascom Giles standing next to O.Henry's drafting table in the Land Office.
O. Henry As I Knew Him
Article from unknown magazine where Mrs. Porter discusses her experience being courted by O. Henry
O. Henry Book has Wealth of Fact
Newspaper clipping containing a review of the "O. Henry Bibliography."
O. Henry's Pen Name
Letter entitled, "O. Henry’s Pen Name," on the possible origin of his pseudonym.
Advertisement for O. Henry Bibliography
Lengthy advertisement for an O. Henry Bibliography.
O. Henry's cradle
Back of postcard reads: "Cradle in which O. Henry was rocked."
School attended by O. Henry
Postcard with an illustration of a small, one-story building surrounded by a fence with a forest in the background; text beneath the image says, "Little School House Where O. Henry Went to School." Printed text on the back of the postcard reads: "This is the only school that O. Henry (Wm. Sydney Porter) ever attended. He was taught by his Aunt, Miss Lina Porter, and left this school when he was only fifteen."
Statement by Judge J.W. Maxwell
Regarding William S. Porter's note on some debt he owed Hatzfeld and Co.
O. Henry to illustrate "Indian Depredations in Texas"
Negative image of affidavit concerning Jossiah [sic] Willbarger employment of O. Henry to illustrate "Indian Depredations in Texas," 10 November 1932, signed by N.A. Rector
In O. Henry's Memory
Photo essay includes images of O.Henry's life in Austin, including the Hill City Quartette, houses O. Henry lived in, sketches by O. Henry and letters by his daughter Margaret Porter.
Excerpt pages from The Caliph of Baghdad
Excerpt pages from "The Caliph of Baghdad" relevant to J.W. Maxwell’s certifying claim with copy of receipt to PH Hatzfeld’s.
Patent 87, Volume 40-A
This document was issued to the Houston & Texas Central Railroad Company as the final instrument in the land grant process, assigning ownership to the railroad company for 640 acres in Tom Green County, section 21, block 20, as described in the patent. O. Henry wrote a fictional account of illegal proceedings concerning a land certificate, Bexar Scrip 2692, in the short story "Bexar Scrip 2692.” This is the patent that ultimately gave land ownership to the railroad via that certificate.
[Letter from Christopher Morley to John Stahl]
Letter signed by Chirstopher Morley declining an invitation by Mr. Stahl of the Sears Roebuck Agricultural Foundation
Advertisement for complete O. Henry collection
Advertisment offering 274 O. Henry stories in one volume.
[Advertisement letter for complete O. Henry collection]
Advertising letter offering 274 O. Henry stories in one volume.
Advertising postal card for complete O. Henry collection
Advertisement offering 274 O. Henry stories in one volume.
The Caballero's Way
Short story about a young desperado from the Texas-Mexico border.
The Texas Trail of O. Henry
Newspaper article includes sketches and photos of O. Henry and friends. Describes O.Henry's life and his time in Austin.
Letters to Lithopolis
This work is a collection of letters from O. Henry to Mabel Wagnalls.
The Crucible
A poem entitled "The Crucible" by O. Henry turned into a song by Alexander McFayden.
O. Henryana
This work was published posthumously.
O. Henry
Biography and literary analysis of O. Henry's life and works.
Waifs and Strays
This work contains short stories by O. Henry and critical and biographical analyses of his life and works, which were written by various contributors.
O. Henry Biography
This work is the first biography of O. Henry.
Wind of Destiny
This work is a collection of fictional letters written by O. Henry.