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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:01:28 -0500
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We have some of the records of the International Mark Twain Society here in
Elmira, passed along to us by Tom Tenney many years ago if I remember
correctly. I'll have to have a look to jog my memory about what exactly we

Mark Woodhouse

On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 11:48 AM, John Bird <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I am posting this message on behalf of a researcher in England who said
> she had trouble posting to the list. Replies should be sent to her, but I
> am sure we would all like to see them, too. Beginning message:
> Dear Mark Twain Forum,
> I'm an academic in England attempting to put together a Collected Letters
> of G. K. Chesterton.
> I've discovered that Chesterton was a Vice President of the International
> Mark Twain Society when it was founded. It seems possible that he therefore
> wrote them at least a couple of letters.
> However, the International Mark Twain Society is now very hard to find any
> trace of: I have already discovered that it is NOT the American Mark Twain
> Circle. But I can't believe that the International Mark Twain Society
> simply disappeared with the death of Cyril Clemens (who founded it),  in
> 1999  - and that all its records were then destroyed.
> So - do any of you know what became of the International Mark Twain
> Society and whether it has any archives that I could search?
> With thanks and best wishes,
> Dr. Emma Wilson
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> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> John Bird
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Mark Woodhouse
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