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Werner Family Collection

Identifier: THR/2014.s045

Scope and Contents

The Werner Family Collection (1839 – 2010; ten boxes) contains the personal correspondence,scrapbooks, journals, articles, obituaries, photographs, and documents of the Werner family of Huntsville,Texas. The correspondence includes letters concerning the Werner family and friends with specific instances regarding the Civil War, World War I, and World War II. The collection also includes many photographs of the Werner family and friends. Significant photographs include historic Werner family pictures, Robert A. Werner’s Air Force pictures, and Carolyn Werner’s travel pictures. Many of the family pictures contain images of the city of Huntsville in the 1950s and 1960s.


  • 1839 - 2012

Conditions Governing Access

Some materials in this collection are restricted due to personal content. Restrictions are noted at the file level.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies. Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.


14 boxes

Language of Materials



The collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, articles, obituaries, photographs, and documents. The correspondence is arranged chronologically. All other materials are arranged by person or subject. Approximately 50 envelopes that contained no provenance were shredded on June 26, 2014 by STS. Series 1: Family Materials Sub-series 1: Werner / Wright Correspondence Sub-series 2: Werner / Wright Family Materials Sub-series 3: Carolyn Werner's Travel Journals Sub-series 4: Carolyn Werner's Personal Journals (restricted) Series 2: Photographs

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lynne Werner


Additional materials (yearbooks) acquired on 11/20/2014.

Werner Family Collection
Trent Shotwell
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US