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Series III. Printed material [series]:
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Mark Twain and Elmira by Jervis Langdon (Twain's nephew). Langdon describes MT's connections with Elmira: his marriage, vacationing, work in his study, playing billiards in town, and burial. Many of Twain's books were written in Elmira. 9 pp.
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University of Texas Studies in English, Vol. 37 (reprint). "Mark Twain's Images of Hannibal from St. Petersburg to Eseldorf" by Henry Nash Smith, with an inscription to Ida Langdon, Nov. 9, 1960. The article describes Twain's memories of Hannibal, Mo. in Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, and the development and final abandonment of the Hannibal image in later writing. Twain "...register[ed] in fictionthe death of 19th century culture." He could not find new literary capital in the Waste Land and alienation, but "bet too much" on a belief in an "orderly benign universe." 23 pp.
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Theater program of Hal Holbrook in "Mark Twain Tonight." (No location given.) 2 pp.
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Program of Mark Twain Festival, Elmira College. Photos included. 5 pp.
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"My Uncle, Mark Twain," by Ida Langdon. Chemung Historical Journal, Vol. VI, No. 2, pp. 769-780. Publication of an address by Ida Langdon to Elmira College students and the M.T. Festival Convocation, Oct. 13, 1960. Description of Twain's love and courtship of Olivia Langdon; their marriage; Quarry Farm (Elmira) vacations; the building of the Twain study; writing in the study; family fun; efforts to build an "Adam" statue in Elmira; anecdotes; burial in Elmira. Photos incl. 11 pp.
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Theater program of Hal Holbrook in "Mark Twain Tonight," Peabody Concert Hall, Baltimore. 3 pp.
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"Lewis and the Runaway," Chemung Historical Journal, Vol. VI, No. 3. The text of a Mark Twain letter, read in Ida Langdon's Oct. 13, 1960 address at Elmira College, but not printed in copy of that address in Dec. 1961 Chemung Historical Journal. 4 pp.