Biography and History

"Mark Twain" was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, an American humorist, lecturer, and author.

Source: From the finding aid for C0615

  • Harison Collection of Mark Twain Miscellanea. 1905-1933 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0615

    Consists of various items collected by Leonard Harison relating to Mark Twain, including correspondence of Madeline Sinsheimer Block with Clara Gabrilowitsch (Twain's daughter), Harper's souvenir issue (1905) of Twain's 70th birthday, two Twain commemorative calendars (1910-1911), The Bookman's Twain issue of June, 1910, and a copy of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1904) inscribed by Twain in 1905.