Morris Werner papers, bulk(1940-1950).

Title
Morris Werner papers, 1920-1981, bulk(1940-1950).
Author
Werner, M. R. (Morris Robert), 1897-
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Description
3.4 linear feet (9 boxes).
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Morris Robert Werner (1897-1981) was an American journalist and writer in the fields of history, biography and current events.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 3289
Author
Werner, M. R. (Morris Robert), 1897-
Title
Morris Werner papers, 1920-1981, bulk(1940-1950).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, writings of Werner, photographs, and printed matter. Bulk of the papers is correspondence, 1920-1981, with friends, family, colleagues, editors, and publishers. Most letters relate to Werner's literary contributions to various periodicals, his work as a foreign correspondent, and his books, especially his unpublished biography of La Guardia. Also included are historical manuscript letters collected by Werner. Writings contain typescripts, 1920-1966, of articles by Werner, of his biography of La Guardia, of his autobiography, of his diaries, 1920, 1935-1943, and of book reviews. Photographs are of Werner and his family and friends. Printed matter includes clippings of articles and copies of magazines and journals containing articles by Werner.
Biography
Morris Robert Werner (1897-1981) was an American journalist and writer in the fields of history, biography and current events. He was a sales agent for chemical dyes in China and then became a foreign correspondent for a British newspaper and for the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune. His literary work included writing articles for various American periodicals, a biography of Fiorello H. La Guardia, and his autobiography.
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Authors.
Journalists.
Added Author
Andrews, William Linton, Sir.
Belmont, August, Sr., 1813-1890.
Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977.
Bradford, Gamaliel, 1795-1839.
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919.
Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962.
Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910.
Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926.
Hummel, Abraham H., 1849-1926.
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947.
Morris, Newbold.
Parsons, Geoffrey.
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914.
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Shawn, William.
Stone, William Leete, 1835-1908.
Sullivan, Frank, 1892-1976.
Sulzer, William, 1863-1941.
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3289
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