William E. Werner Papers

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William E. Werner papers
Creator: Werner, William E.
Call Number: A.W49
Dates: 1893-1939
Physical Description: 11 boxes, 1 oversize pamphlet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Correspondence and speeches
Series II: Personal papers
Series III: Legal papers
Collection Overview
Title: William E. Werner papers
Creator: Werner, William E.
Call Number: A.W49
Dates: 1893-1939
Physical Description: 11 boxes, 1 oversize pamphlet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
William E. Werner, Rochester jurist, served as clerk of the Rochester Municipal Court, Monroe County judge, New York State Supreme Court judge, and judge of the Court of Appeals of New York.

Scope and Content
The collection includes correspondence (chiefly carbon copies of letters from Werner to friends and associates), speeches, briefs, opinions, and scrapbooks of clippings covering his legal career.

Subject(s):
New York (State)
Law
Correspondence
Albums (Books)
Speeches
Werner, William E.
Judges
Lawyers
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented to the University Library by his daughters, Mrs. Douglas Townson, Mrs. Hawley Ward, and Mrs. Frank E. Gannett, July 10, 1953 and February 5, 1954.Access
The William E. Werner papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], William E. Werner papers, A.W49, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Series I: Correspondence and speeches
Box 1Correspondence, December 1899-March 1916
Indexed

Box 6;
Box 7
Speeches
Series II: Personal papers
Box 2Scrapbook of clippings and letters of condolence, 1882-1916
Scrapbook of invitations, etc.

Box 3Scrapbook of clippings, 1894, 1902, and 1912-1913
3 Volumes

Box 9Scrapbook, 1913-1939
Box 11Scrapbook of undated poems and anecdotes
Box 10Scrapbook for William Edward Werner's death, 1916
File 1Memorial tribute, 1916
Series III: Legal papers
Box 8Legal opinions, January 1, 1885-December 31, 1889
Bound book

Box 4Legal opinions, April 1898, to December 1899, and February 1, 1890, to December 31, 1894
Two folders and a common-place book (contains clippings)

Box 5Printed report concerning remodeling of State House
Box 5Memorandum of legal authorities
Box 5Legal certificates
File 1Print of the judges of the Court of Appeals, State of New York


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