Correspondence and papers [manuscript] 1900-1931.


Correspondence and papers [manuscript] 1900-1931.

Of interest are items by and about O. Henry (William Sydney Porter). ALS, O. Henry, New York, to Smith, 24 February 1908, published in the Bookman, August 1913, p. 601. Two pocket notebooks, ca. 1901, with brief notes on Henry's short story ideas and the magazines to which his manuscripts were sent, addresses of persons chiefly of New York and Boston, and a few miscellaneous notes and comments. ALS, Sarah Coleman Porter, Mountain Park Hotel, to Mr. and Mrs. Smith, December 18, 1907, mentioning Porter and a criticism of him. LS, Theodore Roosevelt, New York, to Smith, December 20, 1916, commenting on Smith's biography of Porter. Snapshot of Porter, endorsed "'O. Henry' from Mrs. Sara Coleman Porter June 5, 1910."

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