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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 collection contains a printer's typescript and correspondence regarding Haines' novel Command Division. Additional newspaper and magazine clippings are included.
C. Pummer and J. Roethler
Acquisition and Processing
were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by William Wister Haines in 1947.
to Internet: August 2004
Box Contents List
Clippings, 1947 -- 1968
Printer's typescript -- with revisions [2 folders]