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Phoebe

Description: Short story set in New Orleans.
Date: November 1907
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Phonograph and the Graft

Description: Story in which two grifters decide to introduce the phonograph to South America.
Date: February 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Passing of Black Eagle

Description: A short story set in Texas.
Date: March 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Ransom of Mack

Description: Short story about two hustlers.
Date: December 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Ransom of Red Chief

Description: Short story about the kidnap and ransom of a wealthy Alabaman's son.
Date: July 6, 1907
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Remorse

Description: A three-stanza poem by O. Henry and published under the pen name S. H. Peters.
Date: July 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Renaissance at Charleroi

Description: Short story about a clerk in New Orleans.
Date: October 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A Retrieved Reform

Description: A short story about Jimmy Valentine, a young safe-cracker.
Date: April 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Roads of Destiny

Description: A short story about a traveling poet.
Date: 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Rose of Dixie

Description: Short story about a magazine and its editor.
Date: June 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Rouge et Noire

Description: A short story about the banana trade in Central America based on O. Henry's experiences in Honduras in the late 1890s. This is perhaps the first instance of O. Henry's use of the term "banana republic."
Date: December 1901
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Round the Circle

Description: Short story set in Texas.
Date: October 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A Ruler of Men

Description: Short story about two old friends meeting in New York.
Date: August 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Rus in Urbe

Description: Short story about a press-agent in New York.
Date: August 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Schools and Schools

Description: Short story about courtship.
Date: October 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Seats of the Haughty

Description: Short story by O. Henry.
Date: October 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Snow Man

Description: Short story set in Colorado in the winter. "Editorial note.--Before the recent fatal illness of William Sydney Porter...this American master of short-story writing had begun for Hampton's Magazine the story printed below...When he realized that he could do no more...O. Henry told in detail the remainder of "The Snow Man" to Harris Merton Lyon..."
Date: August 1910
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Sphinx Apple

Description: Short story about a group of travelers stopped for the night.
Date: December 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Struggle of the Outliers

Description: A short story about two men fighting over the same woman.
Date: August 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A Technical Error

Description: Short story set on a ranch.
Date: February 1910
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
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

About New York with O. Henry

Description: 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.
Date: September 1913
Creator: Maurice, Arthur Bartlett, 1873-1946
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Telemachus, Friend

Description: A man discusses friendship with a hotel proprietor.
Date: December 1905
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

A Tempered Wind

Description: Short story about a grafter named Buckingham Skinner.
Date: August 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library