Nat Werner papers, 1930s-1980s.


Werner, Nat, 1907?-1991. Nat Werner papers, 1930s-1980s.

Nat Werner papers, 1930s-1980s.

Correspondence, photographs and negatives, and printed material documenting Werner's professional career as a sculptor. Of note is correspondence relating to Werner's portrait bust of Thomas Wolfe, including letters from Werner requesting photographic portraits of Wolfe and letters from Carl Van Vechten, and Wolfe's editors, Maxwell Perkins and Edward Aswell. The majority of the photographs and negatives are reproductions of sculpture; also included are images of Werner, his wife, Geri Pine, and photographs taken by Carl Van Vechten and Doris Ulman. Printed material consists of catalogs, articles, announcements, and checklists.

1.6 linear ft.

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Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938 (person)

Bernstein met Thomas Wolfe in 1925 on a voyage between Europe and New York. Wolfe and Bernstein, the wife of a prominent New York stock broker and 18 years older than Wolfe, became lovers in Oct. 1925 and remained so for the next five years. Wolfe's 1929 novel, Look Homeward Angel, was dedicated to Bernstein. From the description of [Account of a fire / Thomas Wolfe] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 492206991 Thomas Clayton Wolfe was born October 3, 1900 in Asheville, No...

Pine, Geri, 1914- (person)

Pine is a painter; Werner, a sculptor; both are based in New York City. From the description of Geri Pine and Nat Werner papers, 1936-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515617 ...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 (person)

Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947 (person)

Editor at and vice-president of Charles Scribner's Sons. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1938-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122629156 Maxwell Evarts Perkins was one of the most importnat editors in American literary history. Belinda Dobson Jelliffe, born in Asheville, N.C., became a friend of Thomas Wolfe in 1933. In 1935, Charles Scriber's Sons published her only book, a semi-autobiographical work titled Fo...

Werner, Nat, 1907?-1991. (person)

Sculptor; New York, New York; Southampton, N.Y. Born 1907? Died 1991. From the description of Nat Werner papers, 1930s-1980s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123458758 ...

Ulmann, Doris, 1882-1934 (person)