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About New York with O. Henry
Article excerpted from a literature magazine providing a description of the places in New York that O. Henry used as settings for many of his short stories. The article is illustrated with photographs.
Adventures in Neurasthenia
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.
Advertisement for complete O. Henry collection
Advertisment offering 274 O. Henry stories in one volume.
Advertisement for O. Henry Bibliography
Lengthy advertisement for an O. Henry Bibliography.
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.
[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.
An Afternoon Miracle
Short story set along the Texas/Mexico border.
Another Glimpse
A note from the editor about the reception of Arthur W. Page's "Little Pictures of O. Henry" series. Includes a letter to the editor written by Robert H. Davis about the author's first impressions of O. Henry. Illustrated by a self-portrait of O. Henry.
At Arms with Morpheus
A short story about two young medical students.
The Atavism of John Tom Little Bear
Short story about the character Jeff Peters.
Athol Estes Porter Autograph book
Autograph album belonging to Athol Estes, includes 10-line two stanza poem. First letters of first five lines acrostically spell Athol (first letters of lines) and Estes (last letters of lines). Signed "W.S.P."
The Best-Seller
Short story set in Pittsburgh
A Blackjack Bargainer
Short story about a family feud.
Born and Raised in No'th Ca'llina
This article is the first part of Arthur W. Page's biography of O. Henry, "Little Pictures of O. Henry." It addresses O. Henry's early life and is illustrated with photographs and sketches.
Bulger's Friend
Short story about an old man who joins the Salvation Army.
Buried Treasure
Short story developed during O. Henry's time working as a draftsman at the Texas General Land Office.
The Caballero's Way
Short story about a young desperado from the Texas-Mexico border.
The Caballero's Way
Short story about a young desperado from the Texas-Mexico border.
Cabbages and Kings
This work is O. Henry's first published volume and is considered to be his only novel. The plot is composed of several short stories, which were inspired by the author's six-month stay in Honduras in the late 1890s.
The Cactus
Short story about a young bachelor.
Calendar page
Front page of calendar, found in the room in which O. Henry passed away, with June (month of death) showing.
A Call Loan
Short story set in Texas.
Calloway's Code
A newspaper staff tries to decipher a code sent by a reporter abroad.
[Cancelled Checks to W. S. Porter]
Cancelled checks written by Maddox Bros. & Anderson all made out to W. S. Porter. Some are endorsed on the back by Porter.
A Christmas Pi-
A short story set at Christmastime.
Compliments of the Season
A short story set during Christmastime, centered around the misadventures of several characters.
Contract between H.H. McClure and Sydney Porter
Contract between H.H. McClure and Sydney Porter, signed by both parties, dated 21 October 1907.
[Copies of unsigned publishing contracts]
Two unsigned copies of publishing contracts by two different publishing houses: H. H. McClure and Co., and Phillips Publishing Co.
The Country of Elusion
Short story about a magazine editor.
The Crucible
A poem entitled "The Crucible" by O. Henry turned into a song by Alexander McFayden.
The Crucible
Three-stanza poem by O. Henry. "O. Henry's last poem...One of two poems found in a notebook after his death."
[Description of gift from Jenny Lind Porter Scott and Lawrence E. Scott]
Description of donation of O. Henry letters and their authenticity.
A Dinner at --------
Short story set in New York.
The Discounters of Money
A short story about a young millionaire in New York City.
The Door of Unrest
Short story about a newspaper editor.
A Double-Dyed Deceiver
Short story about a young man who flees to South America to avoid being sentenced for murder.
[Effie Roach Hofer Autograph Album]
Autograph album belonging to Effie Roach Hofer. It includes page a 10-line verse poem entitled "Poetry," with drawing of fiddle and pointing finger and hand, signed "W.S. Porter/Secretary Jolly Brothers."
The Emancipation of Billy
Short story set in the southern United States.
The Enchanted Kiss
Short story set in San Antonio
The Enchanted Profile
A short story about a wealthy woman and a young typist.
The Ethics of Pig
Short story about a man who practices "unillegal graft."
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.
The Fifth Wheel
Short story set in New York
The Flag Paramount
A short story set in Central America and based on O. Henry's experiences in Honduras in the late 1890s.
A Fog in Santone
A short story set in San Antonio. "The only story by O. Henry not hitherto published--the last echo of his days of popularity."
The Four Million
This work is O. Henry's first collection of short stories, many of which are set in New York City. Stories in this volume include "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Cop and the Anthem."
The Fourth in Salvador
Short story about a man celebrating July Fourth in South America.
The Gentle Grafter
This work is a collection of short stories by O. Henry. The stories in this volume were inspired by tales of confidence men that O. Henry had heard while in Columbus, Ohio.