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

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Abstract

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Css., clippings, etc.

Contents from large envelopes found in Studio

Books from the Studio

Pamplets, booklets, etc.

Photographs

Miscellaneous

Postcards

Correspondence

Ruth Koerner Oliver Research Papers



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MS 013 - W.H.D. Koerner Studio Collection, 1884-1938 | McCracken Research Library

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Collection Overview

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

Abstract

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.

Administrative Information

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


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Css., clippings, etc.],
[Series 2: Contents from large envelopes found in Studio ],
[Series 3: Books from the Studio],
[Series 4: Pamplets, booklets, etc.],
[Series 5: Photographs],
[Series 6: Miscellaneous],
[Series 7: Postcards],
[Series 8: Correspondence],
[Series 9: Ruth Koerner Oliver Research Papers],
[All]

Series 5: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Corresponding negatives for prints are nitrate based, and located in Vault R Freezer 1, and Vault P Freezer 2.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.25 - P.78.180 -- Montana: "country"Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.181 - P.78.390 -- MontanaAdd to your cart.

"Country" 181-265

"Sheepherder"  266-337

"Buffalo & Yellowstone"  338-379

"Ranch Houses"  380-390

Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.391 - P.78.560b -- MontanaAdd to your cart.

"Ranch Houses"  391-452

"Wagons"  453-560b

Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.561 - P.78.658 -- Montana 1924-1933Add to your cart.

"Wagons"  561-592

"Enroute to Montana"  593-658

Folder 2: P.78.659-P.78.730--Horses 1927-1933Add to your cart.
"Details" 659-730
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.731 - P.78.890 -- HorsesAdd to your cart.

"Details"  731-844

"Riders"  845-890

Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.891 - P.78.1049 -- HorsesAdd to your cart.

"Corral"  891-1034

"Shoeing Horses" 1035-1049

Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.1050 - 1072 -- HorsesAdd to your cart.
"Breaking Colts"  1050 - 1072
Folder 2: P.78.1073 - 1126 -- CattleAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: P.78.1127 - P.78.1200 -- Spear Roundup 1928Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.1201 - P.78.1350 -- Spear Roundup 1928Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.1351 - P.78.1500 -- Spear Roundup 1928Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.1501 - P.78.1522 -- Spear Roundup 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 2: P.78.1523 - P.78.1650 -- Cooke City, Montana 1924Add to your cart.

"Cooke City"  1523 - 1586

"Glen Gary Mine"  1587 - 1602

"Old Timer's Fish Fry"  1603 - 1650

Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.1651 - P.78.1800 -- Cooke CityAdd to your cart.

"Old Timer's Fish Fry"  1651-1688

"Cooke City People" 1689-1761

"Horses"  1762-1781

"Pack Outfits"  1782-1800

Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.1801 - 1841 -- Cooke CityAdd to your cart.
"Pack outfits"  1801-1841
Folder 2: P.78.1842 - P.78.1950 -- Spear RoundupAdd to your cart.
"Pack outfits"  1801-1841
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.1951 - P.78.2098 -- Spear Roundup 1930Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.2099 - P.78.2250 -- Spear Roundup 1930Add to your cart.

"Rope Corral"  2099-2129

"Pack Outfit"  2130-2166

"Branding Corral"  2167-2204

"Riders"  2205-2250

Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.2251 - P.78.2311 -- Spear Roundup 1930Add to your cart.

"Riders"  2251-2259

"Horses"  2260-2311

Folder 2: P.78.2312 - P.78.2400 -- Fall Roundup 1933Add to your cart.
"Black Canyon"  2312 - 2400
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.2401 - P.78.2550 -- Fall Roundup 1933Add to your cart.

"Black Canyon"  2401-2416

"Fog"  2417-2521

"Snow"  2522-2550

Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.2551 - P.78.2651 -- Fall Roundup  1933Add to your cart.

"Snow"  2551-2591

"Corral & Snow"  2592-2651

Folder 2: P.78.2652 - P.78.2700 -- Models Posing/Koerner StudioAdd to your cart.
"Bill Posing"  2652-2700
Box 18Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.2701 - P.78.2817 -- Models Posing/ Koerner StudioAdd to your cart.

"Bill posing"  2701-2748

"Ruth Ann posing" 2749-2779

"W.H.D.K. posing" 2780-2794

"Lillian posing"  2795-2817

Box 19Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.2818 - P.78.2838c -- Models posingAdd to your cart.

"Ranchero pose"  2818-2828

"Pitcairn pose"  2829-2836

"Miscellaneous"  2837-2838c

Folder 2: P.78.2839 - P.78.2960 -- MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.

"New Jersey Country"  2839-2935

"Sandy Hook Ferry"  2936-2960

Box 20Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.2961 - P.78.3127 -- MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.

"101 Ranch Circus"  2961-3015

"Stagecoach" 3016-3020

"Railroad Wreck"  3021-3043

"Miscellaneous"  3044-3127

Box 21Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.3128 - P.78.3280 -- Cooke City, Montana, Grasshopper Glacier Pack OutfitAdd to your cart.
"Saturday Evening Post Pack Trip"
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.3281 - P.78.3240 -- Cooke City, Montana, Grasshopper Glacier Pack OutfitAdd to your cart.

"Saturday Evening Post Pack Trip" 3281-3324

"Grasshopper Glacier"  3325-3430

Box 23Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.3431 - P.78.3580 -- Cooke City, Montana, Grasshopper Glacier Pack OutfitAdd to your cart.

"Grasshopper Glacier"  3431-3445

"Cooke Country"  3446-3477

"1924--Koerner"  3478-3513

Box 24Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.3581 - P.78.3730 -- Bozeman Roundup / Sheridan RodeoAdd to your cart.

"Bozeman Roundup"  3581-3667

"Sheridan Rodeo"  3668-3730

Box 25Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.3731 - P.78.3781 -- Bozeman Roundup / Sheridan RodeoAdd to your cart.

"Sheridan Rodeo"  3731-3767

"Bozeman Roundup"  3768-3781

Folder 2: P.78.3872 - P.78.3880 -- Southwest 1927Add to your cart.
"Taos"  3782-3880
Box 26Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.3881 - P.78.4039 -- Southwest 1927Add to your cart.

"Taos"  3881-3916

"Santa Clara"  3917-3939

"Santa Cruz"  3940-3947

"Laguna"  3948-3952

"Isleta"  3953-3961

"Puye"  3962-3978

"Grand Canyon"  3979-4039

Box 27Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.4040 - P.78.4190 -- Southwest 1927Add to your cart.

"Cienego"  4040-4042

"San Jose"  4043

"Fred Harvey"  4044-4104

"Goats"  4105-4113

"Frijoles"  4114-4119

"Acoma"  4120-4154

"Santa Fe"  4155-4157

"New Mexico"  4158-4190

Box 28Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.4191 - P.78.4214 -- Southwest 1927Add to your cart.
"New Mexico"  4191-4214
Folder 2: P.78.4215 - P.78.4340 -- Crow Indians 1927Add to your cart.

"Crow Rodeo"  4215-4225

"Crow Indians Dressing Beef"  4226-4269

"Wild Horse Race"  4270-4289

"Indian camp"  4289-4322

"Crow Rodeo"  4323-4340

Box 29Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.4341 - P.78.4490 -- Crow Indians 1927Add to your cart.
"Crow Rodeo"
Box 30Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.4491 - P.78.4555 -- Crow Indians 1927Add to your cart.
"Crow Rodeo"
Folder 2: P.78.4556. - P.78.4640 -- Pack Trip 1927Add to your cart.
Box 31Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.4641 - P.78.4793 -- Pack Trip 1927Add to your cart.

"Pack Trip"     4641 - 4763

"Hunter's Cabin "  4764 - 4793

Box 32Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.4794 - P.78.4950 -- Pack Trip 1927Add to your cart.

"Don Howard - Sarpy Creek Ranch - 1924"  4794 - 4811

"Phil Spear"  4812-4922

"Charlie Binion"  4923 - 4950

Box 33Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.4951 - P.78.4968 -- Pack Trip 1927Add to your cart.
"Charlie Binion"
Folder 2: P.78.4949 - P.78.5100 -- Gloucester, California, EvergladesAdd to your cart.
"Gloucester"  4969 - 5100
Box 34Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.5101 - P.78.5247 -- Gloucester, California, EvergladesAdd to your cart.

"Gloucester"  5101 - 5165

"Bass Rocks"  5166 - 5247

Box 35Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.5248 - p.78.5400 -- Gloucester, California, EvergladesAdd to your cart.

"Sailboat Races - Cup Races"  5248 - 5274

"Everglades Trip"  5275 - 5358

"California - 1927"  5359 - 5400

Box 36Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.5401 - P.78.5497 -- Gloucester, California, EvergladesAdd to your cart.

"California" - 1927  5401 - 5479

"Yosemite"  5480 - 5497

Box 37Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Removed from Series 1: Box 1, File 1 : Citizenship -- 1884Add to your cart.

P.78.6344 - father of W.H.D. Koerner in Military uniform

P.78.6345 - Father of W.H.D. Koerner in Military uniform

Folder 2: Removed from Series 1: Box 1, File 2: Clinton, Iowa  (Photographs, Sketches)Add to your cart.

P.78.6346 Chamounix Falls, Fairmont Park

P.78.6347 Redford Creek near Clinton, Iowa

P.78.6348 Redford Creek near Clinton, Iowa

P.78.6349 Redford Creek Bridge, near Clinton, Iowa

P.78.6350 Hauntown (near Clinton, Iowa?)

P.78.6351 Mill Creek (near Clinton, Iowa?)

P.78.6352 road to Hogsback (near Clinton, Iowa?)

P.78.6353 Koerner's boyhood home in Clinton, Iowa

P.78.6354 passenger steamboat on Mississippi River  (near Clinton, Iowa)

P.78.6355 raftboats on the Mississippi River (near Clinton, Iowa)

P.78.6356 Davenport, Iowa, seen from passenger boat on Mississippi River

P.78.6357 dredge boat on Mississippi River                         

P.78.6358 view of Clinton, Iowa, from bridge

P.78.6359 side view of Koerner family home in Clinton, Iowa

P.78.6360 woman standing in Bulger's Hollow (near Clinton, Iowa?)

P.78.6361 two women strolling on country road (near Clinton, Iowa?)

P.78.6362-P.78.6366  Anna Koerner, Mother of W.H.D. Koerner

P.78.6367 W.H.D. Koerner and sister Margaret as children, with their father

P.78.6368 teenage W.H.D. Koerner, standing in woods

P.78.6369 teenage W.H.D. Koerner, standing on hill

P.78.6370.A and P.78.6370.B father of W.H.D. Koerner

P.78.6371 side view of Koerner family home in Clinton, Iowa

P.78.6372 flatboat hauling horse and buggy across river

P.78.6374-P.78.6376 "Joyce's Slough" by W.H.D. Koerner

(Nagel Paintings)

P.78.6377 portrait of female bust signed "Koerner"

P.78.6378 charcoal or crayon drawing of Gibson Girl type woman, signed by

              Koerner in 1902

P.78.6379 black and white watercolor painting of seated priest, signed "Koerner '99"

P.78.6380 black and white watercolor painting of seated priest, signed "Koerner '99"

P.78.6381 still life watercolor of peaches and bowl,  signed "Will Koerner 1897"

Folder 3: Removed from Series 1, Box 1, File 4: Chicago Tribune  1898-1903Add to your cart.

P.78.6382 Robert Campbell, artist for Chicago Tribune

P.78.6383 W. L. Wells, Art Editor, Chicago Tribune

Folder 4: Removed from Series 1;  Box 1, file 7 : Pilgrim Magazine -- Battle CreekAdd to your cart.

P.78.6385-P.78.6386 W.H.D. Koerner, Karl Edwin Harriman and Hyram Greene

P.78.6387 Helen Etzkorn holding Lillian Koerner painting

Folder 5: Removed from Series 1; Box 1, file 8:  Postum Cereal Co. - Battle Creek -- Advertising done by W.H.D. KoernerAdd to your cart.

P.78.6388-P.78.6389 two views of the Grape-Nuts, Postum factory in

            Battle Creek, Michigan

P.78.6395-P.78.6398

P.78.6410-P78.6413

P.78.6416-P.78.6438

P.78.6441

Box 38Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.

P.78.6500-PN.78.6515

P.78.6519-P.78.6530

P.78.6562-P.78.6564--butchered steers

P.78.6571-P.78.6601--buffalo, snow, ranch

Box 39Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.6611- P.78.6612  Daguerrotypes, a woman and two children, unidentified.Add to your cart.
Box OS1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.6373  -- Matted photo of father of W.H.D. KoernerAdd to your cart.
(Lorenzen Painting)
Folder 2: Removed from Series 1: Box 1, file 6:  Marriage to Lillian Mary Lusk -- June 24, 1903 -- Battle Creek  Add to your cart.
P.78.6384 Lillian Mary Lusk
Folder 3: Removed from Series 1; Box 1, file 6:  Art Students League -- 1905 - 1907Add to your cart.

P.78.6390 two female art students at their easels

P.78.6391 female art student at her easel

P.78.6392 five female art students cleaning brushes and palettes

P.78.6393 two female artists at their easels, painting live, male model

P.78.6394 female artists working from live, nude and draped female model

P.78.6395 post card with three small, oval photographs of Antonio Corsi

P.78.6399  Ox-team and wagon

P.78.6400-P.78.6408  plowing

P.78.6409  Lillian Koerner in Maine

P.78.6414  Golf Links Palm Beach

P.78.6439-P.78.6440

P.78.6442-P.78.6444  photos of paintings

P.78.6449-P78.6452  Old Timers

P.78.6516-P.78.6518  Tahiti (?)

P.78.6531  Indian

P.78.6532-P.78.6535  near Cooke City

P.78.6537-P.78.6558  near Cooke City

P.78.6559-P.6561  Pete Schultz

Box OS2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: P.78.6565 - P.78.6570 with negativesAdd to your cart.

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[Series 1: Css., clippings, etc.],
[Series 2: Contents from large envelopes found in Studio ],
[Series 3: Books from the Studio],
[Series 4: Pamplets, booklets, etc.],
[Series 5: Photographs],
[Series 6: Miscellaneous],
[Series 7: Postcards],
[Series 8: Correspondence],
[Series 9: Ruth Koerner Oliver Research Papers],
[All]


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