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The Snow Man (open access)

The Snow Man

Short story set in Colorado in the winter. "Editorial note.--Before the recent fatal illness of William Sydney Porter...this American master of short-story writing had begun for Hampton's Magazine the story printed below...When he realized that he could do no more...O. Henry told in detail the remainder of "The Snow Man" to Harris Merton Lyon..."
Date: August 1910
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Whirligig of Life (open access)

The Whirligig of Life

Short story about a couple's divorce and remarriage.
Date: July 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking (open access)

Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking

Short story about a "professional tramp" in New Orleans.
Date: December 1899
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Phonograph and the Graft (open access)

The Phonograph and the Graft

Story in which two grifters decide to introduce the phonograph to South America.
Date: February 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Tobin's Palm (open access)

Tobin's Palm

Short story about a boy who gets his palm read.
Date: August 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Pimienta Pancakes (open access)

The Pimienta Pancakes

A cow camp cook tells a story about a pancake recipe.
Date: December 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Memento (open access)

The Memento

Short story about two former Broadway actresses.
Date: February 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Rouge et Noire (open access)

Rouge et Noire

A short story about the banana trade in Central America based on O. Henry's experiences in Honduras in the late 1890s. This is perhaps the first instance of O. Henry's use of the term "banana republic."
Date: December 1901
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Passing of Black Eagle (open access)

The Passing of Black Eagle

A short story set in Texas.
Date: March 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
October and June (open access)

October and June

A short story about the age difference between a captain and the woman he is courting.
Date: June 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Remorse (open access)

Remorse

A three-stanza poem by O. Henry and published under the pen name S. H. Peters.
Date: July 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The World and the Door (open access)

The World and the Door

A short story about a New York broker who flees to Central America.
Date: August 1907
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
"What You Want" (open access)

"What You Want"

A short story about a wealthy man and a hat-cleaner in New York City.
Date: September 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
A Fog in Santone (open access)

A Fog in Santone

A short story set in San Antonio. "The only story by O. Henry not hitherto published--the last echo of his days of popularity."
Date: October 1912
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Renaissance at Charleroi (open access)

The Renaissance at Charleroi

Short story about a clerk in New Orleans.
Date: October 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
Hygeia at the Solito (open access)

Hygeia at the Solito

Short story set in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Lotus and the Cockleburrs (open access)

The Lotus and the Cockleburrs

Short story set in the Spanish Main.
Date: October 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Princess and the Puma (open access)

The Princess and the Puma

Short story set on a ranch in Texas.
Date: October 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Sphinx Apple (open access)

The Sphinx Apple

Short story about a group of travelers stopped for the night.
Date: December 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
On Behalf of the Management (open access)

On Behalf of the Management

Short story set in New York.
Date: February 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
A Retrieved Reform (open access)

A Retrieved Reform

A short story about Jimmy Valentine, a young safe-cracker.
Date: April 1903
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Quest of Soapy (open access)

The Quest of Soapy

"This is one of the best and most characteristic of the sketches of lower New York life by O. Henry...The story under another title--"The Cop and the Anthem"--appears in the collection of O. Henry's stories, "The Four Million."
Date: November 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Marionettes (open access)

The Marionettes

Short story about a doctor who leads a double-life as a burglar.
Date: April 1902
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History
The Missing Chord: a Tale of Texas (open access)

The Missing Chord: a Tale of Texas

Short story set on a sheep ranch in Texas.
Date: June 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
System: The Portal to Texas History