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Twain on the Web

The Mark Twain House, Hartford
History and information for visiting Mark Twain’s home in Hartford, CT.

The Mark Twain Project, Bancroft Library
A comprehensive archive of Sam Clemens’ personal letters and papers.

Mark Twain in His Times
An interpretive archive from the resources at the University of Virginia.

The Center for Mark Twain Studies, Elmira College
Information on Mark Twain’s time in Elmira, New York, and his writings from Quarry Farm.

The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum, Hannibal
Visit Hannibal, Missouri, where Sam Clemens and other children who influenced characters in Tom Sawyer grew up.

PBS Online NewsHour: Mark Twain, A Special Report
Meet University of Virginia Professor Stephen Railton and learn how Twain’s newest story finally made it to print.

Related History

The Bishop Museum
Collections relating to the history of Hawaii and the Pacific.

Offers indexes and articles examining Mark Twain’s literature.

The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
Collections of artifacts and records of Western New York history.

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
Includes information on Mark Twain’s time in Buffalo, NY.

California Historical Society
Presenting art, artifacts, and written materials relevant to the history of California.

Connecticut Historical Society
Manuscripts and Collections relating to the history of Connecticut.

Connecticut Office of Tourism
Travel information about planning a visit to Connecticut.

Great Books Index
Full Transcripts of many of Mark Twain’s most famous books.

Hawaiian Historical Society
Historical materials relating to Hawaii and the Pacific region.

Mission Houses Museums
Learn about early 19th-century Hawaii, where Twain traveled and reported.

Nevada Historical Society
Collections and artifacts relating to the history of Nevada.

The Society of California Pioneers
Historical paintings, artifacts, and manuscripts from early California settlers.