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Mark Twain

 

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (Mark Twain), full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in academic cap and gown. (1907). from Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.   http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/96523981/

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Mark Twain's birthplace, Fla., Mo.

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J. M. Clemens Law Office, Hill Street, Hannibal, Marion County, MO

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Mark Twain House, 206 Hill Street between North Main & First Streets, Hannibal, Marion County, MO

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Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hannibal, Marion County, MO

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Mark Twain Cabin, Jackass Hill, Tuolumne County, CA

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[Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / Abdullah Frères Phot.

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Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) George Alfred Townsend on right, David Gray on left

Mark Twain House, exterior, Farmingham Avenue, Hartford, CT

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Letter from Mabel Hubbard Bell to Alexander Graham Bell, January 1876

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Mark Twain. [The Century; a popular quarterly. / Volume 24, Issue 5, Sept 1882]

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An Adventure of Huckleberry Finn. [The Century; a popular quarterly. / Volume 29, Issue 2, Dec 1884]

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Letter from Mark Twain to Gardiner Greene Hubbard, December 27, 1890

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Pudd'nhead Wilson. [The Century; a popular quarterly. / Volume 47, Issue 2, Dec 1893]

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Roughing it. (1891)

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (Mark Twain), full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in academic cap and gown

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Mark Twain, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly right, with cigar in hand

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Samuel Clemens with Clara Clemens and her friend Miss Marie Nichols

Additional Resources

 

Resources Used in, Mark Twain by Geoffery C. Ward and Dayton Duncan:

[Mark Twain standing in doorway of his boyhood home on Hill Street, Hannibal, Missouri] - From page xv (similar not exact)

Bird's eye view of the city of Hannibal, Marion Co., Missouri 1869. Drawn by A. Ruger. - From page 8 and 9

A midnight race on the Mississippi - From page 22 and 23

The Union must and shall be preserved. For President Abraham Lincoln of Illinois. For Vice President Hannibal Hamlin of Maine / lith. by W[illiam] H. Rease, cor. 4th & Chestnut Sts., Philada. - From page 27

Territory of Nevada, U.S. of A., 1861 - From page 34

Vue de San-Francisco Vista de San-Francisco / / dessiné et lithog. par Deroy. - From page 42 and 43

[Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front] / Abdullah Frères Phot. - From page 64

Cartoon showing Ulysses S. Grant, as an acrobat, on trapeze "third term," holding on to "whiskey ring" and "Navy ring," with strap "corruption" in his mouth, holding up other acrobats, Shepard, George M. Robeson, William W. Belknap, Murphy, Williams, and Orville E. Babcock / J. Keppler. - From page 95

'Ain't that work? - From page 100

67. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, OBSERVATORY, VIEW FROM THE LIBRARY TO THE SOUTH
HABS CONN,2-HARF,16-67
- From page 109

The end. Yours truly, Huck Finn - From page 113

"Jim got down on his knees, and put his ear against it and listened" - From page 121

Gen. U.S. Grant writing his memoirs, Mount McGregor, June 27th, 1885 - From page 123

"Mark Twain," America's best humorist / J. Keppler ; Mayer, Merkel & Ottman, lith. - From page 127

Samuel Clemens and John T. Lewis (an elderly African American man), both full length, seated on steps of porch - From page 130

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910, full length, standing on steps of path, facing right - From pages 212-213

[Mark Twain, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, looking out window] / T.E. Morr. - From page 214 (Not digitized)

Guests at the dinner given to Mark Twain, Dec. 5, 1905 - From page 230 (Not digitized)

Samuel Clemens with Clara Clemens and her friend Miss Marie Nichols - From page 233

[Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910, full-length portrait, standing, facing right, wearing cap and gown, with 5 other people at the wedding of Clara Clemens] - From page 250 (Not digitized)