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[Handwritten letter from O. Henry to F.M. Maddox]

Description: Handwritten letter from O. Henry asking F.M. Maddox to loan him $75 to relocate to New York City from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Date: March 18, 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Handwritten letter from O. Henry to Mrs. Lacey]

Description: Letter regarding raising capital for invention by Forney Lacey that would be placed on telephones to prevent the spread of disease.
Date: May 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Heart of the West

Description: This work is a collection of short stories by O. Henry, which are set in Texas.
Date: 1907
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

Description: Poem in honor of O Henry's death, first published by Mr. Christopher Morley in the "New York Evening Post", June 5, 1915.
Date: unknown
Creator: Morley, Christopher
Item Type: Poem
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 As I Knew Him

Description: Article from unknown magazine where Mrs. Porter discusses her experience being courted by O. Henry
Date: March 1939
Creator: Porter, Sara L. C.
Item Type: Article
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 Book has Wealth of Fact

Description: Newspaper clipping containing a review of the "O. Henry Bibliography."
Date: January 8, 1939
Creator: O'Quinn, Trueman
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O. Henry Relics Guarded by State Land Office

Description: 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.
Date: September 7, 1941
Creator: Dallas Morning News
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Texas General Land Office

O. Henry to illustrate "Indian Depredations in Texas"

Description: 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
Date: November 10, 1932
Creator: Rector, N. A.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O. Henryana

Description: This work was published posthumously.
Date: 1920
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

O. Henry's cradle

Description: Back of postcard reads: "Cradle in which O. Henry was rocked."
Date: 1937
Creator: Hon, Roberta Porter
Item Type: Postcard
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

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

O. Henry's Wedding

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bickler, Ralph A. & Smoot, Lawrence K.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library