Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Herbert Wilner papers, 1948-1978

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1359
Bib ID 4078397 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wilner, Herbert, 1925-1977
Title Herbert Wilner papers, 1948-1978
Physical Description 10 boxes (10 boxes)
Language(s) English .

9 boxes: of arranged material are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

This collection has no restrictions.



Material is arranged into two series.


Scope and Content

Correspondence with friends and colleagues; manuscripts, proofs, and notes for his novel, All the Little Heroes (Bobbs-Merrill, l966); manuscripts of short stories, essays and his collaborative works; documents relating to his publishing, his teaching, and the student uprising at San Francisco State College in 1968. There is also some printed material.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

9 boxes: of arranged material are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Herbert Wilner papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Nancy Ruben Wilner, l983.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed HR 06/--/86.

Revision Description

2012-08-28 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, 1909-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Engle, Paul, 1908-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Malamud, Bernard Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
San Francisco State College Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Swados, Harvey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Wilner (Columbia M.A., 1948) was an author and professor of English at San Francisco State College from 1957 to 1977.