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William Wister Haines was a novelist and movie playwright who was born in 1908 in Des Moines, Iowa. He was a member of the Author's Guild and the Dramatists Guild of Authors League of America. His writings include Slim (1934), The Honorable Rocky Slade (1955), and Target (1964). Many of his books were made into Hollywood movies with such stars as Henry Fonda and John Wayne. He also contributed various articles and stories to magazines. Haines died in 1989 while on a cruise.
The collecti on contains a printer's typescript and correspondence regarding Haines' novel Command Division. Additional newspaper and magazine clippings are included.
on contains a printer's typescript and correspondence regarding Haines' novel Command Division. Additional newspaper and magazine clippings are included.
C. Pummer and J. Roethler
were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by William Wister Haines in 1947.
William Wister Haines in 1947.
Guide posted to Internet: August 2004
Clippings, 1947 -- 1968
Printer's typescript -- with revisions [2 folders]