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"Sharon K. Goetz" <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 5 Feb 2015 15:19:13 -0800
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There are several references in SLC's notebooks to individuals connected
with Cornell. See the indices to vols. 2 and 3 of _Notebooks and Journals_.


Digital Publications Manager, Mark Twain Papers & Project

On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 1:11 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 campus!)
> 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:
> -hb