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MS 013 - W.H.D. Koerner Studio Collection



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Title: MS 013 - W.H.D. Koerner Studio Collection, 1884-1938Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Koerner, W.H.D.

Extent: 36.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 01/01/1978

Languages: English


William Henry Dethlef Koerner (1878 – 1938) was a prominent illustrator and artist of the American West. By the 1920s, he was one of the best known magazine and book illustrators in the country, with many of The Saturday Evening Post covers as examples of his work. This collection comes from his studio and includes correspondence, research articles, photographs, and a large collection of magazines and books containing Koerner illustrations.

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Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Acquisition Source: W.H.D. Koerner, III and Ruth Koerner Oliver

Acquisition Method: Gift

Preferred Citation: William Henry Dethlef Koerner Collection, MS 13, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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[Series 1: Correspondence, clippings, etc.],
[Series 2: Contents from large envelopes found in Studio ],
[Series 3: Pamplets, booklets, etc.],
[Series 4: Correspondence],
[Series 5: Ruth Koerner Oliver Research Papers],
[Series 6: Miscellaneous],
[Series 7: Postcards],
[Series 8: Photographs],
[Series 10: Books from the Studio],

Series 10: Books from the StudioAdd to your cart.
[All call numbers are prefaced Koerner.  Some of these works are on display in the Studio,  the rest are stored with the archival collection.]
Folder 1: Books from the StudioAdd to your cart.

Abbot, John S. C.  The history of the Civil War in America: comprising a full

                and impartial account of the origin and progress of the rebellion....

                Springfield, MA: Gardon Bill, 1866. E468.A22 1866

The Acanthus motive in decoration.  New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art,

                1934. N611.A226 1934

Album Arms of Dominions. Rochester, NY: Wm. S. Kimball & Co., n.d. CR51.A42

American paintings and sculpture. Forty second annual exhibitions

                  Oct twenty-fourth to Dec eight, Nineteen-twenty nine.

                  [Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1929].  N530.C55 1929

American Watercolor Society illustrations of pictures and catalogue

                  of the twenty-fifth annual exhibition. New York, 1892.

                  Uncataloged--on display.

Bacheller, Irving.  Charge it.  New York: Harper & Brothers Publishing, 1912.         

                  PS3502.A22C53 1912

-------  Keeping up with Lizzie.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1911.   

                PS3503.A22K43 1911

Barber, Donn.  The New York Architect: A National magazine

                  devoted to the interest of architecture and the allied fine arts.

                  New York: Harwell - Evan Co., 1909.  NA6602.T5B37  1909

Beach, Rex.  Flowing gold.  New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1922.         

                  PZ3.B353F66 1922

A big book of engines (trains, steamers, and motor cars).  London: Blackie and

                  Son Ltd., n.d.  TA1149.B42

Bok, Edward W.  A man from Maine.  New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930.

                    CT238.B64C87 1930

Bowman, Earl Wayland.  The ramblin kid.  Indianapolis, IN:  Bobbs-Merrill Co.,         

                    Pub., 1920.  PZ3.B68R35 1920

Brimmer, F. E.  Camps, log cabins, lodges and clubhouses.  New York: D.

                    Applegate and Company, 1925. NA8470.B4 1925

Bunyan, John.  The Pilgrim's progress.  New York: R. Worthington, 1880.         

                      PR3330.P2 1880

Burlington Route.  Dude ranches in the Big Horn Mountains.  Chicago:

                      The Wagner & Hanson Co., [n.d.]  (2 copies)

Catalogue National Academy of Design Winter Exhibition.  New York: National

                      Academy of Design, 1923.  N620.N35 1923

Catalogue of the one hundred and eleventh annual exhibition of the     

                      Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Feb 6, 1916 - Mar 26, 1916.

                        Philadelphia, PA: s.n., 1916.  N680.P466 1916

Catalogue of the one hundred and twelfth annual exhibition of the

                        Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Feb 4, 1917 - Mar 25, 1917.

                        Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1917.  N680.P466 1917

Chamberlain, George Agnew.  White man.  Indianapolis, IN:

                        Bobbs-Merrill Co., Pub., 1919.  PZ3.C52W54 1919

Chevreul, M. E.  The principals of harmony and contrast of colours and the

                          applications to the arts.  London: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd., 1916.

                          ND1492.C33 1916

Cortissoz, Royal.  Art and common sense.

                          New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913.  N7475.C67 1913

Crastre, Franois.  Puvis de Chavannes.

                            New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1912.  ND547.C52C72 1912

Crockett, David.  The Life of David Crockett.  New York: A. L. Burt Co., 1902.

                            CT34.U6C76 1902

Deland, Margaret.  Around old Chester.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1915.         

                              PS3507.E42A76 1915

-------  An encore.  New York: Harper & Brothers Pub., 1907.

                              PS3507.E42E52    1907

-------  The voice.  New York: Harper and Brothers, 1912. PS3507.E42V64 1912

Dejeans, Elizabeth.  The Moreton mystery.  New York: A. L. Burt Co., 1920.         

                              PS3507.E33M67 1920

Department of the Interior.  Ethnological Survey Publications Vol. II.   

                              Negritos of Zambales; The Naboli Dialect; the Bataks of Palawan.

                              Manilla, Phillipines: Bureau of Public Printing, 1905.

                                DS688.D46 1905

Dickens, Charles.  The adventures of Oliver Twist.  London: Chapman and Hall,

                                  n.d.  PR4567.D52

Dore, Gustave.  The Dore Bible gallery.  Philadelphia, PA: Henry Altemus, n.d.


Dwiggins, W. A.  Layout in advertising.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928.         

                                  HF5825.D84 1928

Evarts, Hal G.  Fur brigade: a story of the trappers of the early west.

                                  Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1928.  PZ3.E92F8 1928

-------  The painted stallion.  Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1926.  PZ3.E92P34  1926

-------  Tumbleweeds.  Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1923.  PZ3.E92T85 1923

Famous water colour painters: I. Frank Brangwyn, R. A. London:

                                      Herbert Reich, 1928.  ND1843.B72

Ferber, Edna.  Cimarron.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1936.         

                                      PS3511.E563C55 1930

First exhibition of works by former students and instructors of the Art

                                      Institute of Chicago Jan 8 to Feb 7, 1918. Chicago:

                                      Art Students League, 1918.    N530.C55 1918

Flockhart, Lolita L.  Art and artist in New Jersey.  Somerville, NJ: C. P.

                                        Hoagland Co., 1938.  N51.F66N53 1938

Forbes, Edgar Allen, ed.  Leslie's photographic review of the Great War.

                                        New York: Leslie - Judge Co., 1921.  D509.F67 1921

Graham's Magazine. Philadelphia, PA: 1850.  PN4700.G72 1850

Greeley, Horace.  Recollections of a busy life: including reminiscences of

                              American politic and politicians, from the opening of the

                                Missouri contest to the downfall of slavery.

                                New York: J. B. Ford & Co., 1868.  CT25.G73 1868

Grey, Zane.  The desert of wheat.  New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919.         

                                PS3515.R6536D47 1919

Grosvenor, Gilbert H.  Scenes from every land: picturing the people,

                                natural phenomena and animal life of parts of the world.

                                Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1918.

                              TR1.G76 1918 3rd series

-------  Scenes from every land:....  Washington, DC: National Geographic

                                Society, 1918.  TR1.G76 1918 4th series

Haire, Frances H.  The American costume book.  New York:

                                A. S. Barnes and Co., 1934.  GT605.H34 1934

Hallet, Richard Matthews.  The canyon of the fools.  New York:

                                Harper and Brothers, 1922. PZ3.H344C36 1922

Harriman, Karl Edwin.  The girl and the deal.  Philadelphia, PA:  George W.   

                                Jacobs & Co., 1905.  PS3515.A77G57 1905

Harris, Kenneth.  Meet Mr. Stegg.  New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1920.

                                PZ3.H377M43 1920

Hazen, Edward.  The panorama of professions and trades or everyman's book.

                                Philadelphia, PA: Uriah Hunt, 1837.  HF5381.H2 1837

Holmes, Charles, ed.  Modern pen drawings.  London: Offices of The Studio,

                                  1901.  NC905.H64 1901

Hough, Emerson.  ...The covered wagon.  New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1922.           

                                PZ3.H81Co5 1922

-------  The ship of souls.  New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1925.  PZ3.H81S54  1925

-------  The story of the cowboy.  New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1897.

                            F595.H83 1897

How to draw with pen, brush & ink.  Pelham, NY: Bridgman Publishers, Inc., 1944.

                              NC735.B74 1944

Interlaken 50th Anniversary 1922-1972.  Interlaken, NJ, 1972.  F142.I56

Johnson, Martin.  Safari: a saga of the African blue.  New York: G. P. 

                          Putnam's Sons, 1928.  G516.J63A37 1928

Kimball, George Selwyn.  The Lackawannas at Moosehead or the

                          young Leather Stockings.  Boston: Ball Publishing Co., 1908.

                          PS3521.I45L32 1908

King, Basil.  The way home.  New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1913.         

                          PS3521.I5W39  1913

Kinsley, Philip.  The Chicago Tribune it's first hundred years.  Chicago:

                          Chicago Tribune, 1946.  PN4899.C3

LaFarge, Oliver.  Laughing boy.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1929. 

                            PS3523.A42L3 1929

Larned, J. N.  History for ready reference from the best historians,       

                            biographers and specialists....  Springfield, MA:

                            C. A. Nichols Publishers, 1901.  D17.L37 1901

Lemos, Pedro J.  Indian decorative designs.  Worcester, MA:

                              The School Arts Magazine, The Davis Press, 1926.

LePrevost, Estelle.  Clinton County history.  Clinton, Iowa: Allen Printing Co.,1930.

                            F627.C6L46 1930

Leslie's official history of the Spanish American War.  Washington, DC:

                            War Records Office, 1899.  E714.L47 1899

Lewis, Alfred Henry.  Wolfville.  New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1897.         

                              PZ3.L585Wo 1897

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth.  The courtship of Miles Standish. Indianapolis, IN:

                              Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1903. PS2262.L66 1903

M & H Sporting Goods Co.  Nearby Fishing.  Philadelphia, PA:

                              M & H Sporting Goods, 1929.

McCandless, Byron and Gilbert Grosvenor.  Flags of the world.  Washington, DC:

                              National Geographic Society, 1917.

McClellan, Elisabeth.  Historic dress in America 1607-1800.  Philadelphia:

                            George W. Jacobs & Co., 1904. GT607.M32 1904

--------  Historic dress in America 1800-1870.  Philadelphia, PA:

                            George W. Jacobs & Co., 1910.  GT610.M32 1910

MacGrath, Harold.  The luck of the Irish.  New York: Harper & Brothers Pub., 

                            1917. PS3525.A188L82 1917

-------  The pagan madonna.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1921.         

                            PS3525.A188P33 1921

Manning, Marie.  Judith of the plains.  New York: Harper & Brothers Publishing,

                            1903.  PS3525.A56J82 1903

Mathiews, Franklin K.  Hitting the trail.  New York: Grossett & Dunlap, n.d.         


Matthew, W. D. and S. H. Chubb.  Evolution of the horse.  New York:

                            American Museum of Natural History, 1927.

                            Uncataloged--on display.

Maxwell, Donald.  Sketching in pen & ink.  New York: Pitman Publishing Co., 1950.

                            NC905.M38 1950

Metropolitan Museum of Art. Loan exhibition of the Arts of the

                          Italian Renaissance.  New York: De Vine Press, 1923.

                        N611.I82 1923

-------  Memorial exhibition of the work of John Singer Sargent.  Boston:

                        Merrymount Press, 1926.  N611.S37 1926

Milham, C.G.  Southern California Year `round vacation land supreme.

                        Los Angeles, CA: The All-Year-Club of Southern California, 1926.

Mulford, Clarence E.  The Bar 20 Three.  New York: A. L. Burt Co., 1921.         

                      PZ3.M8966B37 1921

O'Brien, P. J.  Will Rogers ambassador of good will prince of wit and wisdom.

                        Philadelphia, PA: John C. Winston Company, 1935.

                        PS 3529 .B74 R62 1935

One hundred and twenty-five photographic views of Chicago.  Chicago:

                        Rand, McNally & Co., Publishers, 1902.

Parkman, Francis.  LaSalle and the great west.  Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1907.

                        F1030.5.P225 1907

-------  The Oregon Trail.  New York: The World Syndicate Publishing co., 1937.

                        F592.P268 1937

The Passing Show.  s.l.: P. F. Collier, 1900.  NC975.5.W46 1900

Peterson's Ladies National Magazine.  Philadelphia, PA: 1849.  PN4879.P47 1849

Phillips, Duncan.  The artist sees differently: essays based upon the     

                      philosophy of a collection in the making.  Baltimore, MD:

                      Norman T. A. Munder & Co., 1931.  N7475.P54 1931

Plaster cast reproductions from antique, renaissance and modern sculpture.

                      Philadelphia: The Florentine Art Plaster Co., 1915-1916.

                    Uncataloged--on display.

Portfolio of the European War in rotogravure etchings.... New York:

                    New York Times, Circulation Bureau, Inc., 1916.  D509.N487 1916

Reid Newfoundland Co.  Newfoundland and Labrador:

                    Unique natural attractions. Excellent transportation facilities.

                    Guide for the sportsman, tourist and health seeker.

                    [Chicago: Poole Bros., n.d.]

Rhodes, Eugene Manlove.  Beyond the desert.  Boston:

                      Houghton Mifflin Co., 1934.  PS3535.H62B49 1934

-------  Copper Streak Trail.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1922.       

                      PS3535.H62C666 1922

-------  The proud sheriff.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1935. 

                      PS3535.H62.P76 1935

-------  Stepsons of light.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1921. 

                      PS3535.H62S73 1921

Richmond, Grace S.  Mrs. Red Pepper.  New York: A. L. Burt Co., 1913.         

                      PZ3.R52M777 1913

Richter, Conrad.  The sea of grass.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. 

                        PS3535.I23 1937

Riley, James Whitcomb.  An old sweetheart of mine.  Indianapolis, IN:

                      Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1902. PS3535.I63

Rimmer, William.  Art anatomy.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1905.

                      NC760.R55  1905

Rinehart, Mary Roberts.  Lost ecstasy: a novel.  New York: George H. Doran   

                        Co., 1927.  PS3535.I63L67 1927

Roosevelt, Theodore.  African game trails: an account of the African   

                      wanderings of an American hunter - naturalist.  New York:

                      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910.  SK252.A3 1910

Ruskin, John.  Modern painters.  vol. IV.  New York: John W. Lovell Co., n.d.

                      ND1475.R87 v.4

-------  Modern painters. vol. V.  New York: John W. Lovell Co., n.d.   

                      ND1475.R87 v.5

Sadlier, Anna T.  Gerald deLacey's daughter: a historical romance of colonial 

                      days.  New York: P. J. Kennedy & Sons, 1916. PS3537.A42G47  1916

Sartain's Magazine.  Philadelphia, PA: 1851. PN4700.S37 1851

Scoggins, C. E.  Pampa Joe.  New York: D. Appleton Century Co., Inc., 1936.         

                          PZ3.S36P35 1936

-------  The proud old name.  Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1925.

                          PZ3.S36P76 1925

Simonds, Frank H.  History of the World War.  Garden City, NY:

                            Doubleday Page & Co., 1919. D521.S55 1919

Sinclair, Berth Muzzy.  Flying U Ranch.  New York: G. W. Dillingham Co., 1914.         

                            PZ3.S6149F1 1914

Smalldon, James E.  Early American newspapers: A guide to collecting.

                            Alhambra, CA; Paper American Press, 1964. AP2.N3S62.

The soldier in our Civil War.  abridged edition.  New York: Stanley - Bradley 

                            Publishing Co., n.d. UD521.S61

Stevenson, Burton E.  A king in Babylon.  Boston: Small, Mayand & Co., Pub.,

                              1917. PS3537.T482 1917

Streeter, Daniel W.  An arctic rodeo.  [New York?]: Garden City Pub Co., Inc., 1929.

                              PS3537.T833A77 1929

Stringer, Arthur.  A lady quite lost.  Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1931.

                              PZ3.S918L32 1931

-------  The prairie child.  New York: A. L. Burt Co., 1922. PZ3.S77P72 1922

Taft, Loredo.  The history of American sculpture.  New York: Macmillan Co., 1924.

                        NB205.T22 1924

Tassell, C. Van.  Truthful lies of Yellowstone Park.  Bozeman, MT: C. Van Tassell,


Taylor, C. J.  England.  New York: R. H. Russell, 1899. DA667.T39 1899


Tebbel, John.  George Horace Lorimer and the Saturday Evening Post.

                      Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1948. PN4778.T42L67  1948

Tennyson, Alfred, Lord.  Idylls of the King.  New York: R. H. Russell, 1898.         

                        PR5558.T466 1898

Tolstoy, Leo.  What is Art?  Philadelphia, PA: Herny Altemus, 1898. N7476.T67 1898

Turner, George Kibbe.  The last Christian.  New York:

                        Hearst's International Library Co., 1914. PS3539.U76L37 1914

Twain, Mark.  The adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade).

                        New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1901. PS1305.T9 1901

-------  A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court.  New York:

                      Harper and Brother, Publishers, 1901. PS1304.T9 1901

-------  Life on the Mississippi.  New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1901.

                      PS1314.T9 1901

-------  The man that corrupted Hadleyburg and other stories.  New York:

                        Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1901.  PS1322.M36 T9 1901

-------  The prince and the pauper.  New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers,1901.

                        PS1316.T9 1901

-------  Tom Sawyer abroad, Tom Sawyer, Detective and other stories, etc., etc.

                      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1901.  PS1320.T9 1901

Union Pacific System.  California.  Omaha, NE: Union Pacific System, 1924.

U.S. Dept. of the Interior. National Park Service.

                      Rules and regulations Yellowstone National Park Wyoming 1923

                      Season from June 20 to September 20.  Washington, DC:

                      Government Printing Office, 1923.

Vanderwalker, F. N.  The mixing of colors and paints.  Chicago:

                        Frederick J. Drake & Co., 1924. ND1475.V36 1924

van Loon, Hendrik Willem.  R. V. R. being an account of the last years and

                        death of one Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn a painter and

                        etcher of some renown....  New York: The Literary Guild, 1930.

                        ND653.R4V36 1930

Van Schaick, George.  The peace of the roaring river.  New York: Grosset &   

                          Dunlap, 1918. PZ3.V36P42 1918

Views of China.  s.l.: Chinese Business Party, 1915.  DS706.V5 1915

Warwick, Edward.  Early American costume.  New York: The Century Co., 1929.         

                      GT607.W37 1929

Watkins, M. G.  Pictures of bird life in pen and pencil.  New York:

                        Cassell, Petter, Galpine & Co., n.d.  NC905.W37

White, Stewart Edward.  Arizona nights.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday Page & Co.,

                        1921. PS3545.H6A7 1907 

-------  Folded hills.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1934.         

                          PS3534.H6F64 1934

-------  The leopard woman.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1916.         

                          PS3545.H6L46 1916  (2 copies)

-------  Ranchero.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1933.         

                            PS3545.H6R36 1933

Catalog of pictures by Howard Pyle in the permanent collection of the 

                            Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts.  Wilmington, DE:

                            Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, 1912.  ND237.P94W54

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