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Werner, William Louser 1894-1965

Overview
Works: 22 works in 31 publications in 1 language and 355 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  History  Anecdotes  Archives  Sources  Trials, litigation, etc  Fiction  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS92, 810.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William Louser Werner
 
Most widely held works by William Louser Werner
A short history of American literature, analyzed by decades by George Harrison Orians( Book )
7 editions published between 1940 and 1977 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pennsylvania German, 1927-37 by William Louser Werner( Book )
2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walt Whitman of the New York Aurora... a collection of recently discovered writings by Walt Whitman( Book )
1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
H.L. Mencken letters by H. L Mencken( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of seventeen letters and an article about Gamaliel Bradford. Included are letters to admirers, contributors, and acquaintances, several letters to W.L. Werner, and several letters to Mr. Glick. Topics include replies to requests for autographs, rejection or acceptance letters from American mercury and Smart set (as co-editor 1914-1923), and several letters discussing pre-World War II Germany. Also, a reprint of the article Spiritual autopsies, about Gamaliel Bradford
with Theodore Dreiser by William Louser Werner( )
1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
William S. Dye, Jr. papers by William S Dye( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Educator and Author. Teacher of English and Shakespeare at the Pennsylvania State College from 1907-1944, and member of the Modern Language Association of America, the Pennsylvania Historical Society, the English Society, The Shakespeare Association, Phi Kappa Phi and Acacia Fraternities. He served as National President of the Acacia Fraternity from 1922-1929 and was on the Board of Control of the Penn State Players Club from 1927-1938. The collection includes copies of Expository Writing, Father Penn, and Melodrama in England from 1800 to 1840; manuscripts of speeches and articles; minutes of the Board of Control of the Penn State Players; Pageant programs; programs; photographs; scrapbooks; and historical material on the Acacia Fraternity. Frequent correspondents include Fred L. Pattee, William L. Werner, Thomas Blaisdell, and J. E. Davis (American Expeditionary Forces in World War I)
Frank Richard Stockton letters and manuscript by Frank R Stockton( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Also, ms. copy of Pomona's daughter, written in various hands, 62 p., stored in portfolio (27 cm.); and ten letters from various parties to W.L. Werner, ca. 1923, containing information or anecdotes about Frank Stockton for a biography Werner was preparing
Wendell MacRae loyalty oath case by Wendell MacRae( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The file contains "A Report on the Pennsylvania Loyalty Act," by Clark Byse (reprint, University of Pennsylvania law review, Jan. 1953), letters of support to MacRae from William L. Werner, a transcript of the proceedings before the college's Loyalty Review Board, and newspaper clippings from the Centre daily times
Mahlon Leonard Fisher letters to Dr. Werner and related materials by Mahlon Leonard Fisher( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of seven items: three typed letters to Dr. W.L. Werner, including: 29 April 1942, on The Lycoming hotel letterhead, forwarding an Elinor Wylie sonnet he had printed, with information about his periodical, The Sonnet, and his book collection, ravaged by flood; undated letter with envelope dated 20 Oct. 1944, giving directions to his new residence; 2 February 1947, discussing his books, asking if Werner's college library had copies of them, and regretting that due to his poverty he cannot send copies of his works; also, typed postal card to Werner, 23 Jan. 1947, describing his unsettled circumstances ("I have slept under a dozen roofs with no degree of permanence about any of them"); also, number seven volume two of The Sonnet, Nov.-Dec. 1919, edited by Fisher, with sonnets by Fisher and Robert Hillyer; The Golden Galleon anthology for 1924, as published by Arthur Fowler, poems culled from volume one of the quarterly magazine The Golden Galleon, with works by Fisher and others; The First Printing of a Wylie Sonnet, issued as a supplement to The Sonnet, published by Fisher in 1937, showcasing the Elinor Wylie sonnet Nadir, first written in 1921
Harrison Smith letter to W.L. Werner by Oliver Harrison( Book )
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Smith writes to Werner, 23 July 1951, thanking him for making some material available for Smith's planned publication of the letters of Sinclair Lewis, and commiserating about the vagaries of writing for the Saturday Review. On Saturday Review letterhead; includes original envelope
Stephen Crane and "The red badge of courage" by William Louser Werner( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Whitman's "The mystic trumpeter" : as autobiography by William Louser Werner( )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Frank Norris by William Louser Werner( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Albert Camus letter, Paris, to W.L. Werner by Albert Camus( )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Albert Camus appeals to Penn State professor Werner for assistance for refugees of the Spanish civil war
Edward J. Nichols papers by Edward J Nichols( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The papers consist of typescripts, proofs, and galleys for several of Nichols's books, and correspondence. The correspondence includes 5 letters of H.L. Mencken (1943), who wrote concerning Nichols's Ph. D. thesis on baseball terminology, and 9 letters (1939-1959) of Theodore Roethke, who discusses his own writing and teaching as well as other matters. Other correspondents include H.S. Canby, J.T. Farrell, F.L. Pattee, Beatrice Roethke, D. Waggoner, and W.L. Werner. There is also substantial correspondence with Nichols's publishers, Doubleday and Company
James F. Holly letters received by James F Holly( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection contains handmade Christmas cards from artist and Penn State professor of art Edwin W. Zoller and personal news; personal news and a Christmas card from Curt William Hull; and letters from Penn State English literature professor William L. Werner concerning Holly's thesis, "Fred Lewis Pattee, a critical and biographical study" (1951) including a letter and questionnaire from Pattee
Preface by William Louser Werner( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Pennsylvania German, 1927-1937 by William Louser Werner( Book )
1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Werner, W. L. 1894-1965
Werner, W. L. (William Louser), 1894-1965
Languages
English (29)