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1. A Century of Missouri Literature A Century of Missouri Literature //1920 Book about the history of Missouri authors important in the state's literature, starting in 1820 and including a scathing critique of the writings of Mark Twain.

2. Children's Room: Two Missourians Dear to Children Children's Room: Two Missourians Dear to Children July//1901 Article about the Kansas City Public Library's holdings in the children's room of writings of poet Eugene Field and writer Mark Twain, describing both their lives and writings.

3. Cousin Cyril Remembers "Mahrk" Cousin Cyril Remembers "Mahrk" January-February//1979 Photos and biographical article about Cyril Clemens, a distant cousin of and expert on author Mark Twain (1835-1910). Resident of Kirkwood, Missouri and founder of "the International Mark Twain Society"...

4. Fire Insurance Maps Fire Insurance Maps October//1984 Article about the history of fire insurance maps in the location of property owners for genealogical and other uses, with fire maps of Hannibal, Missouri, showing the changes over time in the area of Mark...

5. From Robber Caves to Robber Barons: New South Missouri and the Social Construction of Mark Twain, 1910-1935 From Robber Caves to Robber Barons: New South Missouri and the Social Construction of Mark Twain, 1910-1935 Fall//1994 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about author Mark Twain (1835-1910), his upbringing in Hannibal, Missouri in the 1840s, and its influence on his later writings with information on his memorials,...

6. Mark Twain Mark Twain Full-body photograph of Missouri born author Mark Twain seated in a rocking chair on a porch, location not given.

7. Mark Twain Mark Twain N.d. Folder contains brochures on Twain; an etching entitled "Mark's Twain's Cabin" and a photocopy of the marriage record for Twain's parents.

8. Mark Twain Mark Twain Photos, illustrations, and information on Mark Twain (1835-1910), a world-famous author of fiction ("Huckleberry Finn," etc.) from Missouri. Born in Florida, Missouri as Samuel Langhorne Clemens and raised...

9. Mark Twain Mark Twain Head and shoulders portrait, in cap and gown.

10. Mark Twain Home and Museum Mark Twain Home and Museum January//1980 Photos and biographical article about author Mark Twain (1835-1910), his upbringing in Hannibal, Missouri (setting of his novel "Tom Sawyer") in the 1840s, and its influence on his later writings with...

11. Mark Twain School Mark Twain School

12. Mark Twain State Park Mark Twain State Park Photos, maps, and information on the 1,192-acre Mark Twain State Park established in 1924 at Florida, Missouri, birthplace of the park's namesake. Description of the historical sites and items at the park...

13. Sameul Clemens and His ''Civil War'' Campaign Sameul Clemens and His ''Civil War'' Campaign April 1, 2003 Article contains stories concerning Mark Twain's short term with Pro-Southern troops in 1861.

14. Samuel Clemens: Con Artist Samuel Clemens: Con Artist December 2011 Article describes how in 1854 a young Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) "tapped his inner Tom Sawyer" by tricking an abolitionist group into reimbursing him for a train ride from Missouri to Boston, MA, that...

15. SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the collection...

16. SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...

17. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

18. Thomas Hart Benton's Huck Finn Illustrations Commemorate Mark Twain Thomas Hart Benton's Huck Finn Illustrations Commemorate Mark Twain October//1985 Article about the illustrations done by artist Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) in 1942 for limited editions of Mark Twain's (1835-1910) novel "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," with brief biographical sketches...

19. Thomas Hart Benton's Original Illustrations for Mark Twain Classics Thomas Hart Benton's Original Illustrations for Mark Twain Classics July//1981 Article about the illustrations done by artist Thomas Hart Benton in 1939, 1942, and 1944, for limited editions of Mark Twain's books "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," and...

20. Three Missouri Towns Three Missouri Towns August 29, 1914 Article describing the sights and scenes in three Missouri towns along the Mississippi River: Hannibal, Saint Louis, and Louisiana, Missouri. Illustrations and descriptions of their unusual characteristics,...