The State of Mark Twain Studies conference, 1997

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Mark Twain's octagonal study, now on the campus of Elmira College

Mark Twain's octagonal study was relocated from Quarry Farm in 1952; the original site is demonstrated here by (from left to right): Yoshio Kanaya, [unknown], Kent Rasmussen, Kathy Rasmussen, Mark Dawidziak, John Bird, and Bob Slotta

Mark Woodhouse and Taylor Roberts, with Mark Twain's long-missing (and now recently recovered) copy of Sir Thomas Malory's Morte Darthur, which was instrumental in inspiring Mark Twain to write A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Taylor Roberts presents overheads of some of Mark Twain's annotations in Morte Darthur

After his presentation, Taylor chats with Jules Austin Hojnowski while other folks examine the book

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