Text: Edgar Allan Poe (ed. T. O. Mabbott), “Sources of Texts Collated-Manuscript Collections,” The Collected Works of Edgar Allan PoeVol. III: Tales and Sketches (1978), pp. 1395-1396 (This material is protected by copyright)


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Titles are given as in the source. Titles and text designations in square brackets are those under which the tales are discussed in this edition.


Free Library of Philadelphia

The Murders in the Rue <Trianon-Bas> Morgue [The Murders in the Rue Morgue, A]

[Summer and Winter]

Houghton Library, Harvard University

The Folio Club [A]

The Light-House [A] (leaves 2, 8 and 4)

Also, in the Widener Memorial Room, the Pedder copy of Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840) with a manuscript change in The Devil in the Belfry [C]

Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery

Morella [A]

Also the annotated copy of the Broadway Journal given to Helen Whitman

Johns Hopkins University Library

Preface to “Marginalia” [B] pages of the Democratic Review, November 1844, with slight autograph revisions

New York Public Library

Manuscript Division: Thou Art the Man [A]

Berg Collection: The Light-House [A] (Leaf 1)

Pierpont Morgan Library

The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether [A]

A Tale of the Ragged Mountains [A]

Poe Foundation

Manuscript fragment [Silence. — A Fable, A] housed in the State Library, Richmond, Virginia

University of Texas: Humanities Research Center Library

The Domain of Arnheim [A]

The Spectacles [B]

Also the J. Lorimer Graham copy of Tales (1845)

Collection of H. Bradley Martin, Esq.

Epimanes [Four Beasts in One, A] [page 1396:]

Bishop Hurst copy of Eureka with manuscript changes by Poe [A Remarkable Letter, B]

A Reviewer Reviewed

Also PHANTASY-PIECES, and the Duane Messengers



The library of H. Bradley Martin was sold at auction in 1989 and 1990. The manuscript of “A Reviewer Reviewed” is now in the Berg Collection of the New York Public Library, where it was donated by Burton and Alice Pollin. The manuscript of “Epimanes” and the Bishop Hurst copy of Eureka are currently in the private collection of Susan Jaffe Tane. The Duane Messengers are in another private collection. The manuscript volume of Phantasy Pieces has not been traced.


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