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

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Correspondence, clippings, etc.

Contents from large envelopes found in Studio

Pamplets, booklets, etc.

Correspondence

Ruth Koerner Oliver Research Papers

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

By Kathleen Pardee, Betty Skalsky, Gail Giroux, and Christina Stopka (with additions by Frances B. Clymer [2/6/01]) (with additions by Samantha Harper [11/11/2010])

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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


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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],
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Series 4: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box MS13.16Add to your cart.
Folder MS13.16.01: Harry J. Stone, Lewiston, Maine, to W.H.D. Koerner, 23 August 1915, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 13.16.01.1: Harry J. Stone, Lewiston, Maine, to W.H.D. Koerner, 1915-08-23Add to your cart.
23 August 1915
Item 13.16.01.2: Reprint of Lewiston Journal article,"The Koerners at Cochnewagan,", 1915-09-04Add to your cart.
4 September 1915
Item 13.16.01.3: Also includes two map clippings, one drawn and the other cut from an atlas, both depicting location of Koerner's Maine home.Add to your cart.
Item 13.16.01.4: Envelope attached to letter also contains five photgraphs with handwritten captions:Add to your cart.
Item P.78.6602: (b/w) "'and that's the way it semed to me,' an improptu conversation at the Weld Fairgrounds"Add to your cart.
Item P.78.6603: (color) "The Kittredge-Conant Farm, Weld, Maine."Add to your cart.
Item P.78.6604: (b/w) "Leaving Webb Corner for 5 mile ride to Weld Village"Add to your cart.
Item P.78.6605: (color) [photo of Johnathan Merchant portrait] "My Dad-done by W.H.D. Koerner"Add to your cart.
Item P.78.6606: (b/w) "Johnathan Merchant, 1907.  Photo taken by W.H.D. Koerner", 1907Add to your cart.
Folder MS13.16.02: B. Letter and Postcard[Lumerjack's Brawl by W.H.D. Koerner] from Ruth Koerner Oliver, Santa Barbara, California, to Sarah Laughlin, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1997-04-08Add to your cart.
8 April 1997
Folder MS13.16.03: C. Letter from Carol Merchant, Girard, Kansas, to Sarah Laughlin, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1997-06-30Add to your cart.

30 June 1997

MS13.16.03.01 - Includes poem "My Father's Trunk" by Carol Merchant.

Folder MS13.16.04: D. Letter from Carol Merchant, Girard, Kansas, to Sarah Laughlin, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1997-07-12Add to your cart.
12 July 1997
Folder MS13.16.05: Letter from Carol Merchant, "The Flatlands" [Kansas?] to Sarah Laughlin, B.B.H.C., Cody, Wyoming, 1997-08-25Add to your cart.
25 August 1997
Item 13.16.05.1: Letter from Carol Merchant, "The Flatlands" [Kansas?] to Sarah Laughlin, B.B.H.C., Cody, Wyoming, 1997-08-25Add to your cart.

25 August 1997

Includes five 1997 photographs [some with handwritten captions] taken at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center:

Item P.78.6607: (color) "my albums of 20,000 pictures"Add to your cart.
Item P.78.6608: (color) Sarah Boehme, Sarah Laughlin, and Carol Merchant examining an albumAdd to your cart.
Item P.78.6609: (color) Sarah Laughlin and Gina Schneider holding W.H.D. Koerner's "Merchant's Dream."Add to your cart.
Item P.78.6610: (color) Sarah Boehme and Sarah Laughlin holding Johnathan Merchant portrait by W.H.D. KoernerAdd to your cart.
Item P.78.6611: (color) Sarah Laughlin and Carol Merchant holding Koerner's Johnathan Merchant portrait with caption: "This was a big day in my life, and again, many thanks to you. -- C.M."Add to your cart.

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[Series 5: Ruth Koerner Oliver Research Papers],
[Series 6: Miscellaneous],
[Series 7: Postcards],
[Series 8: Photographs],
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