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O. Henry:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Title: O. Henry Collection
Dates: 1884-1959, undated
Extent: 2 boxes (.84 linear feet), 3 oversize folders (osf)
Abstract: Includes manuscripts and letters written by the American short-story writer known as O. Henry, whose real name was William Sydney Porter. Some of the manuscripts were written for his daughter Margaret and include drawings by Porter. Correspondents include his wives (Athol Estes Porter and Sara Coleman Porter), members of the Roach family (Athol's parents), and others.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-3302
Language: English
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Jamie Hawkins-Kirkham, 2011 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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