Mark Twain's Mississippi

Copyright and Terms of Use

Certain portions of the materials on this site are protected under copyright laws. These materials have been made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, but may not be used for any commercial purpose. Permission to make a single copy of any material on this website through print, photocopying, or downloading to a computer terminal is granted without the need to seek prior consent, on the express condition that you properly cite the source in all copies.

To cite sources you should include all applicable and available information regarding:

  1. Name of author, editor, compiler, arranger, translator, creator
  2. Title of song, section, poem, short work, letter within a larger book or journal
  3. Title of larger book or journal
  4. Name of editor, compiler, or translator, arranger
  5. Publication information for the print version (publisher location, publisher and date)
  6. Mark Twain's Mississippi Project
  7. Name of owning institution
  8. Date you accessed the source
  9. Direct link to the webpage or digitized item

For other uses of materials from the site (for example, commercial products, publication, broadcast, mirroring, reuse on a website, or anything else that does not fall under concepts relating to "fair use") you are required to seek permission from the appropriate source in advance. Contact information is given below. When requesting permission, please be prepared to refer specifically to the information you intend to use and provide details regarding your planned use.

Those inquiring about these uses should contact Drew VandeCreek.

Project Team

Drew VandeCreek, Project Director

Matthew Short, Digital Collections & Metadata Librarian

Jaime Schumacher, Director of Digital Collections & Scholarship

Stacey Erdman, Digital Collections Curator (2008-2016)

Tara Dirst, Technical Coordinator (2005-2007)

Anitha Paruchuri, Web Developer (2005-2011)

Stacey Erdman, Digital Collections Curator

Nathan Books, Web Developer

Matthew Short, Metadata Librarian

Charles Larry, Graphic Designer

Maria Dimanshtein, Graphic Designer (2013)

Chris Freiler, Curriculum Developer

Scholarly Contributors

Gregg Camfield, University of California at Merced

Shelly Fisher Fishkin, Stanford University

Bob Hirst, University of California, Berkeley

Peter J. Kastor, Washington University

O. Vernon Burton, Clemson University

Troy Smith, Tennessee Tech University

Simon Appleford, Creighton University

Marcus Leshock, WGN TV

Project Partners

Primary source materials featured on this site are derived from the collections of Northern Illinois University's Library, The Newberry LibraryThe St. Louis Mercantile Liibrary at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Tulane University Libraries.

The Mark Twain's Mississippi Project was generously funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.