About CMTS

Brief Overview

The Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies was founded in January 1983 with the gift of Quarry Farm to Elmira College by Jervis and Irene Langdon, the great-grand-nephew (and his wife) of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. The Center offers distinctive programs to foster and support Mark Twain scholarship and to strengthen the teaching of Mark Twain at all academic levels. The Center serves the Elmira College community and regional, national, and international students and scholars of Mark Twain.

During the year, the Center for Mark Twain Studies sponsors a variety of activities, including:


To find out more about these programs, contact:

The Center for Mark Twain Studies
Elmira College
One Park Place
Elmira, NY 14901
Phone: (607) 735-1941
Fax: (607) 735-1756
E-mail: [email protected]