I looked many years ago, and that was the only 2 times he visited.
Jules who lives in Ithaca, near cornell u. :)
From: Mark Twain Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Hal Bush
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2015 4:40 PM
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Subject: Re: MT @ Cornell?
ps: I should also mention as well the irony of the fact that the website refers to the "Twins of Genius," considering the recent kerfuffle. . . . -hb
On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 3:11 PM, Hal Bush <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm thinking about revising this little memoir of my time at Quarry
> Farm; last time there I spent a day at Cornell. (Wow, what a
> There is a wonderful little video at the Cornell website about his
> visits to Ithaca. I wonder if there is more to know, however? The
> website says
> simply: "Mark Twain came to Ithaca twice while visiting nearby Elmira:
> once in the summer of 1877 to see friends, and then again in December
> 1884 as part of his "Twins of Genius" lecture tour."
> MT did know Andrew Dickson White, the president of Cornell, and others.
> White is in the Autobiography. I just wonder if there are other
> visits, or if anyone else knows more about Twain in relation to
> Cornell?? I'm just curious, only that ...
> If you have never seen this video, it's definitely worth 10 minutes:
> Prof. Harold K. Bush
> Professor of English
> 3800 Lindell
> Saint Louis University
> St. Louis, MO 63108
> 314-977-3616 (w); 314-771-6795 (h)
Prof. Harold K. Bush
Professor of English
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO 63108
314-977-3616 (w); 314-771-6795 (h)