Lisa, eh? she sent it to the Forum, so everyone on the Forum saw it. What
am I missing?
On Sun, Oct 2, 2022 at 7:23 AM Lisa Cardyn <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> What Shelley said!
> > On Oct 1, 2022, at 5:58 PM, Shelley Fisher Fishkin <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Kent, you have always been a remarkably generous scholar as well as a
> remarkable scholar generally! You have been enriching the Twain
> community with your research and your insights for many years! Thank you,
> thank you, thank you!
> > Shelley
> > ===============================
> > Shelley Fisher Fishkin
> > Joseph S. Atha Professor of Humanities; Professor of English, and
> Director of American Studies, Stanford University
> > Mail: Department of English, Bldg. 460, 450 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford
> University, Stanford, CA 94305-2087
> > https://english.stanford.edu/people/shelley-fisher-fishkin
> > On Sep 30, 2022, at 1:24 PM, R Kent Rasmussen <
> [log in to unmask]<mailto:
> [log in to unmask]>> wrote:
> > When I published _Dear Mark Twain: Letters from His Readers_ in 2013, I
> promised eventually to donate all my research files to the Mark Twain
> Papers and Project in Berkeley. As I explained in a note at the back of the
> book, the citations in the book's annotations represented only a small
> fraction of the sources on which the annotations drew. Well, I have now
> delivered all the book's research files to the Project. They cover not only
> the 200 letters published in _Dear Mark Twain_ but also more than 300 other
> letters not in the book. These materials include copies of my research
> correspondence; census reports; passport applications; ship passenger
> lists; newspaper and magazine articles; extracts from books, school
> yearbooks, and industrial publications; etc. As you may expect, most of the
> material pertains to Mark Twain's correspondents, under whose names it is
> organized in more than 500 files, which contain perhaps 10,000 pages.
> > Scholars interested in consulting the files should contact the Project,
> which may need some integrating them into its collections.