Signed Mark Twain photograph addressed to Mrs. John C. Graham, December 1905

Signed Mark Twain photograph addressed to Mrs. John C. Graham, December 1905

Transcription

Perhaps Mrs. John C. Graham will divine
why this picture is intruded upon her by her
obliged servant

Mark Twain

Portrait photograph with an inscription to Margaret S. Graham written at the top.

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Graham, Margaret S.,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Physical Description

Photograph; b&w; 7 x 4 3/4 in. (18 x 12 cm)

Local Location

Mark Twain Archive, Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Notes

Item in frame, 15 1/2 x 12 3/4 in.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given to the Mark Twain Archive , Elmira College. Prior written permission of the Mark Twain Archivist is required for any other use of the images. [email protected]

Mark Twain signed photograph, undated

Mark Twain signed photograph, undated

Portrait photograph of Twain in dark suit, signed.

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Physical Description

Photograph; b&w; 7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. (20 x 14 in.)

Local Location

Mark Twain Archive, Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Notes

Photographer signature is illegible. Item in frame, 15 7/8 x 14 in.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given to the Mark Twain Archive , Elmira College. Prior written permission of the Mark Twain Archivist is required for any other use of the images. [email protected]

Mark Twain’s brief reply to an unidentified person, 23 May 1899

It is not an inconvenience to me, but a pleasure to comply

Transcription

It is not an inconvenience
to me, but a pleasure to
comply

Truly yours
Mark Twain

May 23/99

Mark Twain’s brief reply to an unidentified person, 23 May 1899

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Physical Description

1 item ; 6 x 4 1/4 in. (15 x 11 cm)

Local Location

Mark Twain Archive, Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Notes

Item in frame, 12 1/4 x 16 in.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given to the Mark Twain Archive , Elmira College. Prior written permission of the Mark Twain Archivist is required for any other use of the images. [email protected]

Note from Mark Twain to an unidentified person, November 1899

It is never too late to mend.

Transcription

“It is never too late to mend.” There is no
hurry
Truly yours
Mark Twain
London, November /99

Short note by Mark Twain with proverb, “It is never too late to mend.”

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Physical Description

1 item ; 4 3/4 x 7 1/4in. (12 x 18 cm)

Local Location

Mark Twain Archive, Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Notes

Item in frame, 14 1/8 x 21 1/2 in.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given to the Mark Twain Archive , Elmira College courtesy of Kevin Mac Donnell Prior written permission of the Mark Twain Archivist is required for any other use of the images. [email protected]

Letter from Samuel Clemens to Mr. or Mrs. Walter (?), undated

Letter from Samuel Clemens to Mr. or Mrs. Walter (?), undated

Transcription

Dear Mrs. Or Miss Or Mr. Walter: For your sake I am sorry, but only random scraps of it will be published before my death – Then it will appear in (vast) book form. Sincerely yours, SL. Clemens

Letter most likely referring to the release of Clemens’ autobiography.

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Physical Description

1 item ; 4 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (12 x 10 cm)

Notes

Samuel Clemens lived on 5th Avenue in New York City from 1904 to 1908. Item in frame, 11 1/4 x 16 1/4.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given to the Mark Twain Archive , Elmira College. Prior written permission of the Mark Twain Archivist is required for any other use of the images. [email protected]

Clemens letter to the American Water Color Society, 9 February 1890

Clemens letter to the American Water Color Society, 9 February 1890

Transcription

Dear Sir –
I have to thank the
American Watercolor Society
for the compliment of their
invitation to attend their
“supper” on the evening of
February 14th, and at the same
time to express my regret that
engagements already entered
into prevent me from
accepting.
Truly Yours –
S.L. Clemens
Hartford
Feb. 9th 1890

Letter thanking the American Water Color Society for an invitation to supper.

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Physical Description

1 item ; 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 (17 x 13 cm)

Local Location

Mark Twain Archive, Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Notes

Item in frame, 15 x 18 7/8 in.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given to the Mark Twain Archive , Elmira College. Prior written permission of the Mark Twain Archivist is required for any other use of the images. nball[email protected]

Mark Twain letter to Mr. Moscovitz, 31 December 1893

Mark Twain letter to Mr. Moscovitz, 31 December 1893

Transcription

The Players
16 Gramercy Park
New York, Dec. 31/93

My Dear Mr. Moscovitz:

Thank you most kindly
for your pleasant letter.
I ought to be ashamed to
confess it, but I haven’t a
photograph on the place.
I probably have some in Paris,
where my family are, but
when I travel I reduce my
baggage to the essentials.

Truly Yours
Mark Twain

A thank you letter written by Mark Twain responding to a request for a photograph.

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Physical Description

1 item ; 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (16 x 10 cm)

Local Location

Mark Twain Archive, Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Notes

Letter could possibly be addressed to Mr. Moskowski, Clara’s piano teacher. Letter in frame, 13 x 15 in.

Rights

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Letter from Samuel Clemens to Arthur Locker, 17 September [1872]

Transcription

Langham Hotel
Sept 17

Dear Sir:
I believe the sketch
in “Men of the Time” is accurate
– indeed, I furnished the facts
myself. Nothing in the way
of addition or correction oc-
curs to me now, & so I

Letter from Samuel Clemens to Arthur Locker, 17 September [1872]

Transcription

have only to thank you
very kindly for the
courtesy of offering
me the opportunity –
& subscribe myself
yrs faithfully
Samuel L. Clemens

Arthur Locker Esq.

Clemens responding to Arthur Locker letter inquiring about the accuracy of the “Men of our Time” biography.

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Physical Description

1 item (2 leaves) ; 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.

Local Location

Mark Twain Archive, Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Notes

Item in frame, 15 1/8 x 17 7/8 in.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given to the Mark Twain Archive , Elmira College. Prior written permission of the Mark Twain Archivist is required for any other use of the images. [email protected]

Clemens letter written to unidentified individual, 5 July 1899

Clemens letter written to unidentified individual, 5 July 1899

Transcription

London, July 5, 1899

Dear Sir:

Don’t risk the photos by sending
them here – They might not reach
me, as I am leaving England
for the summer : but if you
will send them to my publishers

Chatto & Windus
111 St. Martin’s Lane, WC

I shall be sure to get them.

Sincerely Yours,
S.L. Clemens

Creator

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910,
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

Local Location

Mark Twain Archive, Gannett-Tripp Library, Elmira College

Notes

Letter in frame, 13 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.

Rights

This digital image may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given to the Mark Twain Archive , Elmira College. Prior written permission of the Mark Twain Archivist is required for any other use of the images. [email protected]