January 23, 2017

Today in History: Mark Twain

Mark Twain
Today in History–November 30–the Library of Congress features Mark Twain, born on this date in 1835 as Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Learn more about this master American writer by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more Twain resources. You might also be interested in this previous PSN post: Mining the Library for Gilded Age Teaching Resources & Strategies.

Stories about Mark Twain (America’s Library)

Books & articles by Mark Twain

Stories by Mark Twain

Books & articles about Mark Twain

Timeline & select historic newspaper articles about Mark Twain

More Mark Twain historic newspaper articles

Letter from Mark Twain to Gardiner Greene Hubbard, December 27, 1890

Buck Fanshaw’s funeral” (audio)

Mark Twain waltz

Mark Twain mazurka

Featured Image: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (literary map)

Mark Twain image set

Mark Twain interactive scrapbook (PBS)

Mark Twain & Copyright Library of Congress Magazine September/October 2014 pp. 16-19

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