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Mark Twain’s Cornell:Recalling Samuel Clemens’s Ithaca Friends<br />Lance J. Heidig<br />Cornell University Library<br />A...
Cornell University – 1880<br /> Panorama of campus, looking north from Sage College tower with Sage Chapel in the foregrou...
Henry W. Sage<br />“Mr. Clemens, you’ve got as clear a business head on your shoulders as I have come in contact with for ...
                     Dean Sage<br />Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library<br />“…through...
Clemens letter to Mr. Krueger<br />“…for we do want you to go Cornell & hope you will. The Sages are there, temporarily, -...
Mark Twain in Ithaca<br />Twins of Genius Tour with George W. Cable<br />December 3, 1884<br />Wilgus Opera House<br />
Cornell  Professors and Samuel Clemens<br /><ul><li>  Hiram Corson
  Horatio S. White
  Goldwin Smith
  Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  Bayard Taylor</li></li></ul><li>Andrew  Dickson White<br />“I have been reading another chapter or<br /> two in Ambassad...
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  1. 1. Mark Twain’s Cornell:Recalling Samuel Clemens’s Ithaca Friends<br />Lance J. Heidig<br />Cornell University Library<br />August 6, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Cornell University – 1880<br /> Panorama of campus, looking north from Sage College tower with Sage Chapel in the foreground.Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library<br />
  3. 3. Henry W. Sage<br />“Mr. Clemens, you’ve got as clear a business head on your shoulders as I have come in contact with for years. What are you an author for? You ought to be a business man.” Autobiography, Vol. 2, p. 138.<br />Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library<br />
  4. 4. Dean Sage<br />Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library<br />“…through his friendship with Uncle Joe Twichell of Harford, Father had become intimate with that Hartford group of Charles Dudley Warner, Samuel Clemens, and others.”<br />from My Father Dean Sage<br />
  5. 5. Clemens letter to Mr. Krueger<br />“…for we do want you to go Cornell & hope you will. The Sages are there, temporarily, --till they go to heaven where they belong-- & there are other good & great folks there. ” <br />S.L.Clemens. July 22, 1883<br />Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, <br />Cornell University Library<br />
  6. 6. Mark Twain in Ithaca<br />Twins of Genius Tour with George W. Cable<br />December 3, 1884<br />Wilgus Opera House<br />
  7. 7. Cornell Professors and Samuel Clemens<br /><ul><li> Hiram Corson
  8. 8. Horatio S. White
  9. 9. Goldwin Smith
  10. 10. Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  11. 11. Bayard Taylor</li></li></ul><li>Andrew Dickson White<br />“I have been reading another chapter or<br /> two in Ambassador White’s autobiography,<br /> and I find the book charming, particularly <br />where he talks about me. I find any book<br /> charming that talks about me.”<br /> -- Mark Twain<br />Autobiography, Vol. 2, p. 341.<br />Cornell President A. D. White on the Arts Quad, ca. 1910.<br />Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library<br />
  12. 12. Willard Fiske<br />“Thus I camped out among my books—the first time since the good old days of the Villa Forini. And sat down at my desk all the day….My only breaks were when I drove up for a call at the distant villa of the Clemenses, or when Mark occasionally came down for a talk and an afternoon’s smoke.”<br />--Fiske letter to Sue Warner, wife of Charles Dudley Warner, March 3, 1904<br />Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library<br />
  13. 13. Langdon Family at Cornell<br /><ul><li> Jervis Langdon, Sr.
  14. 14. Ida Langdon
  15. 15. Jervis Langdon, Jr.
  16. 16. Jean Bancroft Langdon
  17. 17. Jervis Langdon III
  18. 18. Lee Kiesling
  19. 19. Fourth generation</li></ul>Charles Jervis Langdon (seated) and Clemens (?) in Alexandria, Egypt, ca. 1867. He is wearing an Ottoman Turkish costume, that was later donated to Cornell by his sister, Ida Langdon, and Jervis Landon III.<br />Cornell Costume and Textile Collection, Cornell University <br />
  20. 20. Paige Compositor <br />At Cornell’s Sibley Museum, College of Engineering, ca. 1898<br />Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library<br />
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