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Book Revisions and Ephemera by Mark Twain


Abstract Concerning Twain's revisions for "Extracts from Adam's Diary" for use in the Harper edition of his books and a letter of authenticity.
Created Date 1895
Contributor Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 (Author) / Anderson, Frederick (Author) / Connelly, Mollie (Transcriber)
Subject "Excerpts from Adam's Diary" by Mark Twain / text revisions / Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910
Series 19th Century Manuscripts, 20th Century Manuscripts, American Correspondence
Type Book Pages, Envelopes, Business Letters, Typed Letter Signed
Extent 9 book leaves, type on recto and verso; 1 envelope, 1 leaf of typed text.
Language English
Identifier Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_1 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_2 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_3 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_4 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_5 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_6 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_7 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_8 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_9 / Local: MSS_363_CLS_1895_1_10
Copyright
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Provenance: A copy of Adam's Diary resides within ASU's Special Collections Department under Local Call Number: SPEC E-2641. Title Extracts from Adam's diary, translated from the original ms., by Mark Twain [pseud.] illustrated by F. Strothmann. Publisher New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1904. The items in this collection may have been purchased or donated along with that volume.
Note Paper Details: Envelope is stained and worn.
Letterhead on Frederick Anderson letter from University of California, Berkeley.
Note Postage Details: Addressed in Twain's hand to:
Editor Harper's Monthly
Franklin Square
New York
U.S.A.
Envelope is postmarked:
On recto:
1)REC'D Literary Dep't AUG 26 1895.
2) (Postmark worn) COLUMBIA
On verso:
3)P.O.N.Y. 8-2<?5>.95 (Postmark smudged)
Note Transcription Details: Writing on envelope reads:
J.27/04. On finding that we had set
Adam's Diary for book-<?form>I brought
this out. I was loaned {?word}
that Mr. Clemens had sent a color
copy {word} {word} {word} {word}.

Different handwriting reads:
Editor Harper's Monthly
Franklin Square
New York
U.S.A.

Different handwriting reads:
From S.L. Clemens
Note Publication Details: This edition of Adam's Diary was published in 1904 by Harper & Brothers.
Collaborating Institutions Department of English / ASU Library Special Collections
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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