Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Six (1910-1919)


Read by John Greenman

This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included in Part Six of this chronological listing (1910-1919) are articles concerning his death, some of Twain’s short stories, speeches and letters, as they appeared in the New York Times in that period. The original microfiche articles are available at the New York Times’ “Times Machine” website: https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/browser/. - Summary by John Greenman and Barbara Schmidt (7 hr 46 min)

Chapters

January 6, 1910 - MARK TWAIN GOES BACK 1:15 Read by John Greenman
January 15, 1910 - TO S. L. CLEMENS 1:33 Read by John Greenman
February 6, 1910 - WAS ''TOM SAWYER'' DANISH OR AMERICAN? 13:05 Read by John Greenman
April 15, 1910 - MARK TWAIN BACK IN FEEBLE HEALTH 4:52 Read by John Greenman
April 16, 1910 - MARK TWAIN HOLDS HIS OWN 1:22 Read by John Greenman
April 17, 1910 - MARK TWAIN'S DAUGHTER HERE 1:41 Read by John Greenman
April 18, 1910 - MARK TWAIN SEEMS BETTER 1:02 Read by John Greenman
April 19, 1910 - MARK TWAIN IMPROVING 0:52 Read by John Greenman
April 20, 1910 - MARK TWAIN A LITTLE WEAKER 0:59 Read by John Greenman
April 21, 1910 - MARK TWAIN SINKING 2:35 Read by John Greenman
April 22, 1910 - MARK TWAIN IS DEAD AT 74; TWAIN AS PRINTER'S DEVIL; ENGLAND FE… 56:12 Read by John Greenman
April 23, 1910 - MARK TWAIN'S LAST BOOK; MARK TWAIN AND HALLEY’S COMET; MARK TW… 30:32 Read by John Greenman
April 24, 1910 - FRENCH SNEER AT MARK TWAIN; LAST GLIMPSE HERE OF MARK TWAIN; M… 48:46 Read by John Greenman
April 25, 1910 - AKED CALLS TWAIN A SEER & TWAIN AT REST; BURIED BESIDE WIFE 8:45 Read by John Greenman
May 1, 1910 - MARK TWAIN'S SECRET BOOK GIVES STARTLING VIEWS 5:37 Read by John Greenman
May 4, 1910 - MARK TWAIN'S WILL FILED 2:57 Read by John Greenman
May 8, 1910 - KING EDWARD AND MARK TWAIN 2:08 Read by John Greenman
May 14, 1910 - MARK TWAIN'S ''AUTOMATON'' 11:05 Read by John Greenman
May 22, 1910 - JUBILEE STORY BY MARK TWAIN FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION 26:33 Read by John Greenman
July 2, 1910 - HONESTY OF MEN AND WOMEN 2:50 Read by John Greenman
July 7, 1910 - MANLY AND WIFELY HONESTY [Letter to Editor] 1:38 Read by John Greenman
July 10, 1910 - TWAIN BOOKS FOR LIBRARY 1:12 Read by John Greenman
July 30, 1910 - TWAIN STATUE FOR HEIDELBERG 0:46 Read by John Greenman
August 6, 1910 - MARK TWAIN, ORATOR 6:10 Read by John Greenman
August 20, 1910 - DAUGHTER BORN TO MRS. GABRILOWITSCH 0:49 Read by John Greenman
August 21, 1910 - MARK TWAIN'S AUTOGRAPH 2:05 Read by John Greenman
October 8, 1910 - MR. HOWELLS'S MARK TWAIN 6:33 Read by John Greenman
October 27, 1910 - MARK TWAIN LEFT DAUGHTER $611,136 5:08 Read by John Greenman
October 28, 1910 - [Editorial] MARK TWAIN'S FORTUNE 2:39 Read by John Greenman
November 14, 1910 - MEMORIAL TO MARK TWAIN 2:38 Read by John Greenman
November 23, 1910 - TRIBUTE TO MARK TWAIN 1:38 Read by John Greenman
December 1, 1910 - PAY WARM TRIBUTE TO TWAIN'S MEMORY 11:24 Read by John Greenman
December 3, 1910 - TRIBUTE TO MARK TWAIN By BRANDER MATTHEWS & SPECIAL OFFER - … 7:37 Read by John Greenman
December 4, 1910 - MARK TWAIN’S RELATIVES [Letter to the Editor] 1:25 Read by John Greenman
December 7, 1910 - MARK TWAIN’S FAMILY [Letter to the Editor] 1:51 Read by John Greenman
January 6, 1911 - TO BUY MARK TWAIN'S HOME [Hannibal, Mo.] 1:37 Read by John Greenman
February 7, 1911 - ''THE HEAVENLY TWINS'' 4:26 Read by John Greenman
February 8, 1911 - TWAIN MANUSCRIPTS SOLD 6:00 Read by John Greenman
February 9, 1911 - MORE TWAIN BOOKS SOLD 4:39 Read by John Greenman
February 12, 1911 - SHARP COMMENTS BY TWAIN 3:34 Read by John Greenman
February 19, 1911 - DEDICATE TWAIN'S LIBRARY 1:24 Read by John Greenman
March 26, 1911 - QUERIES PUT TO AUTHORS 5:24 Read by John Greenman
June 17, 1911 - MARK TWAIN’S ESTATE TO PAY LESS 0:54 Read by John Greenman
July 15, 1911 - MARK TWAIN ESTATE ABOUT HALF MILLION 4:24 Read by John Greenman
July 19, 1911 - TWAIN'S ESTATE $600,000 1:02 Read by John Greenman
September 2, 1911 - SAVE MARK TWAIN'S HOME [Hannibal, Mo.] 1:36 Read by John Greenman
October 1, 1911 - UTAH'S WAR GOVERNOR TALKS OF MANY FAMOUS MEN 10:09 Read by John Greenman
October 8, 1911 - MARK TWAIN WAS MUTE 2:13 Read by John Greenman
May 8, 1912 - MARK TWAIN MEMORIAL 1:50 Read by John Greenman
May 9, 1912 - AN INSCRIPTION IN NEED OF AMENDMENT 3:14 Read by John Greenman
May 16, 1912 - MARK TWAIN MEMORIAL TABLET 2:14 Read by John Greenman
May 23, 1912 - MARK TWAIN’S SUMMER HOME SOLD 1:09 Read by John Greenman
May 24, 1912 - MARK TWAIN’S SUMMER HOME NOT SOLD 1:10 Read by John Greenman
May 31, 1912 - MARK TWAIN ON TEDDY 3:00 Read by John Greenman
July 20, 1912 - ENDOWS TWAIN LIBRARY 1:23 Read by John Greenman
October 13, 1912 - MARK TWAIN - The Official Three-Volume Biography 19:06 Read by John Greenman
February 2,1913 - A TRAGIC DEATH 1:18 Read by John Greenman
March 22,1913 - HOW TWAIN REACHED OLD AGE 2:49 Read by John Greenman
December 7, 1914 - A ''WAR PRAYER'' BY TWAIN 2:23 Read by John Greenman
February 20, 1915 - FRANK FULLER DEAD 7:45 Read by John Greenman
May 16,1915 - AUTHORS GIVE MANUSCRIPTS FOR WAR SALE 4:15 Read by John Greenman
June 6, 1915 - MARK TWAIN [popularity with German readers] 3:51 Read by John Greenman
August 3, 1915 - TWO PAINFUL POEMS [''Punch, Brothers, Punch''] 5:07 Read by John Greenman
August 8, 1915 - THE HAUNTING DOGGEREL [''Punch, Brothers, Punch''] 5:23 Read by John Greenman
September 26, 1915 - FINANCIAL MISTAKES OF LEADERS AND THINKERS 6:56 Read by John Greenman
April 30, 1916 - MARK TWAIN, MR. HOWELLS [Book Review of ''The Mysterious Stran… 4:05 Read by John Greenman
August 27, 1916 - LITERARY STYLE [Untitled Review of ''The Mysterious Stranger… 4:07 Read by John Greenman
February 7, 1917 - He Gave Credit, but in the Wrong Place [''Punch, Brothers, P… 2:22 Read by John Greenman
March 7, 1917 - INVENTOR IN POORHOUSE 1:31 Read by John Greenman
May 6, 1917 - BOOKS THIS SEASON [Mark Twain's Letters] 4:35 Read by John Greenman
June 3, 1917 - AS TO POSTHUMOUS [''What Is Man''] 5:43 Read by John Greenman
July 2, 1917 - TO SELL MARK TWAIN HOME 1:57 Read by John Greenman
September 9, 1917 - LATEST WORKS OF FICTION - JAP HERRON [Book Review] 3:36 Read by John Greenman
November 18, 1917 - MARK TWAIN AS A LETTER WRITER 19:17 Read by John Greenman
February 11, 1918 - TWAIN'S DAUGHTER SPURNS SPIRIT BOOK 3:50 Read by John Greenman
February 12, 1918 - ANNOYING, BUT NOT DANGEROUS [Editorial] 2:24 Read by John Greenman
June 9, 1918 - SUE FOR ''SPIRIT'' STORY 2:13 Read by John Greenman
July 28, 1918 - SPIRITUALISM IN LAWSUIT 7:00 Read by John Greenman
September 15, 1918 - TO AID ARTISTS AFFECTED BY WAR 1:07 Read by John Greenman
October 25, 1918 - TWAIN HOME A REST CAMP 1:04 Read by John Greenman
November 7, 1918 - STORMFIELD FOR A HOME 1:29 Read by John Greenman
December 23, 1919 - MARK TWAIN'S HOME SOLD [Hartford mansion] 1:16 Read by John Greenman