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ID: 500020427
 
Record Type: Person
Twain, Mark (American humorist, novelist, and artist, 1835-1910)

Note: American author and humorist, known for such works as Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885).

Names:
Twain, Mark (pseudonym) (preferred,V,index,LC,P)
Mark Twain (pseudonym) (V,display)
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (V,BN)
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (V)
Clemens, Mark Twain (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
humorist
novelist
journalist
lecturer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Florida (Monroe county, Missouri, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Redding (Fairfield county, Connecticut, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
publication:   first major work published 1865, "Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"
graduation:   Twain did not finish elementary school, but was awarded honorary degree by Oxford University  Oxford (Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Twain, Mark (I)

Biographies:
(American humorist, novelist, and artist, 1835-1910) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1835-1910) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1835-1910) ..... [WCP]
(American artist, 1835-1910) ..... [WCI]

Sources and Contributors:
Clemens, Mark Twain ........ [WL-Courtauld]
.......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne ........ [VP, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...................................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
...................................................  Witt Computer Index database
...................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Mark Twain ........ [VP]
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Samuel Langhorne Clemens ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Twain, Mark ........ [VP Preferred, WCI]
........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
........................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL79021164, accessed 24 April 2007
........................  Witt Computer Index database

Subject: ........ [VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 24 April 2007
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 24 April 2007; NAFL79021164, accessed 24 April 2007
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... BHA, Authority file (1973-)
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