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Allen P. Crawford Mark Twain Collection: Inventory

Folder 1: Photographs: Stones and Markers

  1. Stones, contract with Mrs. T.K. Beecher and Mark Twain 1895 (Elmira, N.Y. November 14, 1943), 6 photographs
  2. Water trough of Olivia Susan Clemens, taken 1943
  3. Gravestone in Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, N. Y.
Folder 2: Photographs: Images of and Memorials to Mark Twain
  1. Mark Twain and Ossip Gabrilowtsch, Woodlawn Cemetery- Elmira, N.Y., 1939
  2. Bronze memorial of Mark Twain, brochure
  3. Photo of Ernfred Anderson looking at his bust of Mark Twain, 1944
  4. Copy of photograph of Ernfred Anderson looking at his bust of Mark Twain, 1944
  5. Photocopy of a bust of Mark Twain
  6. Photograph of Mark Twain
  7. Mark Twain Study at Quarry Farm, Elmira, N.Y. where he wrote Huck Finn & Tom Sawyer
  8. Mark Twain leaving the study at Quarry Farm, taken July 27, 1903
  9. Mark Twain (by T.E. Morr) taken July 27, 1903
  10. Following the Equator
  11. Mark Twain and Lewis (2 copies)
  12. Mark Twain in Quarry Farm Studio taken July 27, 1903
  13. Dr. Rufus R. Wilson and Allen P. Crawford, holding caricatures of Mark Twain, Elmira, N.Y., November 7, 1943 and photocopy of photograph
  14. Dr. Rufus R. Wilson and Allen P. Crawford, sitting with display of Mark Twain caricatures, Elmira, N.Y., November 7, 1943
  15. Small poster of Mark Twain with quote (2 copies)
  16. Photograph of a 1903 portrait of Mark Twain taken October 15, 1943 and photocopy of photograph
  17. Drawing of Mark Twain – “Cartoon Portaits and Biographical sketches of Men of The Day” by Fred Waddy, London, 1874
  18. Magazine clipping of Mark Twain cast bronze sculpture, Sidney Janis Gallery
  19. Sketch of Mark Twain, First Baptist Church, Elmira, N.Y.
  20. Portraits of Mark Twain (Book page)
Folder 3: Photographs: Buildings
  1. Picture by H.E. Thompson of Quarry Farm, East Hill, Elmira, N.Y.
  2. Photograph of Stormfield
  3. Photograph of Mark Twain Library sign
  4. Photograph of Mark Twain Library
  5. Photograph of “The Mark Twain”
Folder 4: Publications of Elmira College, Center for Mark Twain Studies
  1. "Dear Friends," Center for Mark Twain Studies, Spring 2006
  2. “Mark Twain’s Favorite Place,” A Foretaste of Heaven
  3. Brochure of Elmira College, Center for Mark Twain Studies
Folder 5: Allen P. Crawford Lecture, "Mark Twain: Master of Horse Sense and Nonsense," RSVP card (2 copies)

Folder 6: Book Excerpts
  1. Wilson, Dr. R. R., "Mark Twain’s Days in Elmira. N.Y.," in Literature, 1947
  2. Pellowe, Rev. W. C. Mark Twain: Pilgrim From Hannibal. 1945
  3. Wallace, Irving “The Man Who Loved His Wife,” Sex lives of Important People, (1981), 173
  4. Robert D. Jerome and Herbert A. Wisbey Mark Twain in Elmira (Mark Twain Society Inc., 1977), 36-39, 214-215
  5. Neider, Charles, The Autobiography of Mark Twain. Perennial Classics, 248-251
  6. Mark Twain’s Own Autobiography, The University of Wisconsin Press, 62-63
  7. The Mark Twain Encyclopedia (edited by J.R. LeMaster and James D. Wilson), Garland Publishing, Inc.,1993
  8. Exerpt from an unidentified book (torn out page), “Mark Twain”
Folder 7: Book Reviews of Works pertaining to Mark Twain
  1. American Literature (October 1984). Budd, Louis J., Our Mark Twain: The Making of His Public Personality, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983.
  2. American Literature (December 1984). Emerson, Everett, The Authentic Mark Twain: A Literary Biography of Samuel L. Clemens, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984.
  3. American Literature (May 1985). Schirer, Thomas, Mark Twain and The Theatre. Nurnberg: Verlag Hans Carl, 1984.
  4. South Atlantic Review (January 1986). Edited by Sara deSaussure Davis and Philip D. Beidler, The Mythologizing of Mark Twain, University of Alabama Press, 1984.
  5. The New England Quarterly (December 1986). Eble, Kenneth E., Old Clemens and W.D.H.: The Story of a Remarkable Friendship, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1985.
Folder 8: Newspaper and Magazine Articles relating to Mark Twain
  1. Shanley, John P., “TV: About Mark Twain” (April, 3, 1960)
  2. Fiedler, Leslie, “Travels With a Literary Source-Hunter,” The New York Times Book Review (April 3, 1960)
  3. Adams, Val, “Holbrook Quits TV Roles as Twain,” The New York Times (April 15, 1960)
  4. “Twain Estate Mounts,” The New York Times (April 20, 1960)
  5. “2,000 Honor Twain on Date of Death,” The New York Times (April 22, 1960)
  6. DeMott, “In The American Vein,” The New York Times Book Review (July 3, 1966)
  7. Walter, David L., “Mark Twain Didn’t Say it,” The New York Times (September 16, 1971)
  8. Smith, Betty, “Redding Joins Old and New In Expanded Twain Library” Bridgeport Sunday Post (April 2, 1972)
  9. Griffith, Benjamin W., “They Traveled With Mark Twain,” The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine (March 19, 1972)
  10. “Twain Letters on Married Life Are Donated to U. of California,” The New York Times (August 22, 1972)
  11. Mailer, Norman, “Huckleberry Finn, Alive at 100,” The New York Times Book Review (December 9, 1984)
  12. “Letters Suggest Twain No Friend of Racism,” Anderson Independent-Mail (March 15, 1985)
  13. Langdon, Jervis, “Mark Twain Among His Anti-Slavery In-Laws,” The New York Times (April 7, 1985)
  14. Berry, Marty, “Johnny Jame’s Twain at least ‘large as life,’” The Greenville News (November 2, 1985)
  15. Kakutani, Michiko, “Adapting and Analyzing Twain’s ‘Huck Finn,’” The New York Times (February 24, 1986)
  16. “Mark Twain in Elmira,” The New York Times (May 4, 1986)
  17. “Clemens’s Letters, Being Published, Reveal Different Side of Mark Twain,”
  18. The New York Times
  19. (July 13, 1987)
  20. Griffith, Martin, “Twain Letters a Staple on Auction Blocks,” The Greenville News (December 23, 2001)
  21. “Elmira - Elmira in Chemug County, New York, inspired Mark Twain’s greatest works”, US Arts, June 1986
  22. “Twain in Main,” Americana, November-December, 1985
  23. “Hal Holbrook as Twain in His Masterful, One-Man Show,” Horizon, November 1985
  24. “Hal Holbrook to Mark Twain in Three Hours,” National Press Photographer, not dated
  25. “From Sebastian Miniatures: The Mark Twain Family” (Ad for Mark Twain related miniature statues) Americana, August 1985
  26. “Twain Today,” Horizon, November 1985

Folder 9: The Mark Twain Association Quotation Contest publications (1929-1946)

Folder 10: Correspondence relating to Crawford’s research on Mark Twain, 1943-1944

Folder 11: Correspondence relating to Crawford’s research on Mark Twain, 1945-2006

Folder 12: Book and Research Requests

Folder 13: “Invitation to Learning: Twain-Huckleberry Finn,” A CBS Public Affairs Broadcast, Vol. 2, No. 11, September 10, 1950.

Folder 14: 1997 Furman Reports Article on Allen P. Crawford

  • Life, December 20, 1968. Unpublished Manuscript by Mark Twain, “Tom and Huck Among the Indians.”
  • The Critic, March 1900. Shinn, Everett, “Mark Twain.”
  • Borderland, January 1895. “The Story of the Tell-Tale Hands of Mark Twain”
  • The Mentor, May 1924. “Mark Twain: His Story, His Work, And His Personality. His Homes, Haunts, and Habits of Life.”
  • The National Geographic Magazine, July 1956. Allen, Jerry, “Tom Sawyer’s Town.”
  • The New Yorker, April 9, 1960. MacDonald, Dwight, “ Mark Twain: An Unsentimental Journey.”
  • "Mark Twain’s 70th Birthday" (Supplement to Harper’s Weekly, December 23, 1905)
  • Harper’s Magazine, December 1958. Neider, Charles, “Mark Twain Speaks Out: Four Unpublished Pieces.”
  • Harper’s Weekly, July 27, 1907. Brooks, Sydney, “England’s Ovation to Mark Twain.”
  • American Heritage, February-March, 1985. Taylor, Coley, “Our Neighbor Mark Twain.”
  • Advance, February 1940. Quick, Dorothy, “Mark Twain’s Friendship Inspired Little Girl to Successful Career.”