Mark Twain Forum Reviews: “Gravity: Selected Letters of Olivia Langdon Clemens”

Kevin Mac Donnell gives a review of Barbara Snedecor’s new edition of Livy’s letters

The Hartford House Hosts Virtual Lecture on Mark Twain and the Marketplace

Join the Mark Twain House and Museum as they welcome back scholar and collector Kevin Mac Donnell to the Trouble Begins series. On Wednesday, May 18th at 7:00PM ET, Kevin will be discussing “Mark Twain in the Marketplace: The Use of Mark Twain’s Name and Image to Sell Everything.” Using “piles of artifacts” from his personal collection Kevin will trace the use of Mark Twain’s name and image to sell […]

Fall Issue of Mark Twain Journal Honors Kevin Mac Donnell

The Fall 2016 issue of the Mark Twain Journal honors scholar, collector, and longtime Friend of the Center, Kevin Mac Donnell. Mac Donnell has spent the past thirty years building the largest private collection of Twain-related books, manuscripts, and artifacts. Mac Donnell’s personal archive provides the foundation for dozens of his own publications, including Mark Twain & Youth, co-edited with R. Kent Rasmussen, a collection of essays which provides the theme for the […]