Pabst Theater Collection, 1865-2007

Container Title
UWM Manuscript Collection 284
Records, 1922-2002
Quantity: 17.6 cubic ft. (29 boxes); 1 oversize folder; 8 audio cassettes; 1 videocassette 
Series: 1. Biographical Materials, 1947-2002, undated
Scope and Content Note: This series includes an early autobiography, biographical sketches and clippings, and curriculum vitas through the years.
Box   1
Folder   1
Autobiographical Sketch, 1987-1988
Box   1
Folder   2
Biographical Information, 1947-2002
Box   1
Folder   3
Curriculum Vitas, 1955-1995, undated
Series: 2. Chronological Files, 1922-1996
Scope and Content Note: This series contains materials arranged chronologically to coincide with Werley's life and career. Materials from her schooling, including her Ph.D. dissertation, are also found in this series. Some personal items are scattered throughout. Particularly well-documented are materials pertaining to the ANC Career Guidance and Planning Program; atomic and mass casualty, and disaster nursing from Werley's years with the Dept. of Atomic and Casualties Studies (DACS) at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR); her years with the 8th Army in Korea; her research interests in family planning and home care, but particularly her interests in computer applications in nursing and nursing minimum data sets. Awards and tributes are found in the boxes near the end of her life.
Box   2
1922-1964
Scope and Content Note: Includes materials from Werley's early public school years; nursing school years, in Philadelphia, Berkeley, and at Columbia University; and materials from her years in the US Army Nurse Corps (ANC).
Box   3
1951-1961
Scope and Content Note: Contains a few materials pertaining to Werley's master's degree work. Most materials pertain to the ANC and career guidance.
Box   4
1953-1959
Scope and Content Note: Contains materials pertaining to the ANC and career guidance and planning; as well as materials pertaining to Werley's time with the Dept. of Atomic Casualties Studies (DACS) at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), including information on atomic and mass casualty, and disaster planning, and related civil defense materials.
Box   5
1950-1960
Scope and Content Note: Contains pamphlets and publications pertaining to atomic weapons and biological warfare, civil defense, disaster nursing, and the management of mass casualties which Werley referred to in the mid-1950s.
Box   6
1952-1963
Scope and Content Note: Contains pamphlets, readings, and other materials pertaining to emergency medical care, mass casualties in nuclear warfare, disaster nursing, and civil defense; Werley's DACS WRAIR work; Nevada test site operations; and the WRAIR Dept. of Nursing.
Box   7
1959-1965
Scope and Content Note: Contains information, papers, and a report on the 1959 WRAIR Nursing Research Conference; a history of the US ANC; and the development of new military nursing courses. Also included are files pertaining to Werley's days as chief nurse of the 8th Army in Korea.
Box   8
1963-1973
Scope and Content Note: Contains ANC history materials; course work and Ph.D. from Utah; materials from Werley's position as Director of the Center for Nursing Research, Wayne State University; and research proposals regarding family planning.
Box   9
1971-1982
Scope and Content Note: Contains materials from Werley's positions at Wayne State and at the University of Illinois. Included are research materials relating to family planning and home care.
Box   10
1975-1991
Scope and Content Note: Contains materials from Werley's tenure at the University of Illinois. Included are a number of research proposals; files pertaining to Werley's work to develop a nursing research journal, Research in Nursing and Health (RINAH); and materials relating to the 1977 Research Conference on Nursing Information Systems.
Box   11
1977-1991
Scope and Content Note: Contains materials pertaining to RINAH; administrative files from the University of Illinois, including information about the first Nursing Research Forum; materials relating to Werley's position at the University of Missouri-Columbia; information about the establishment of the Annual Review of Nursing Research (ARNR); and materials which begin to document Werley's interest in the area of using computer applications in nursing.
Box   12
1983-1996
Scope and Content Note: Contains materials from Werley's tenure at UWM, which continue to document her interest in computer applications for nursing, and her work on the 1985 Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS) Conference.
Box   13
1985-1995
Scope and Content Note: Contains materials pertaining to the 1985 NMDS Conference and Werley's interest in nursing minimum data sets.
Box   14
1987-1994
Scope and Content Note: Contains materials pertaining to Werley's NMDS studies, including data collection manuals, and conference presentations. Also included are materials concerning awards and tributes Werley received.
Box   15
1990-1996
Scope and Content Note: Contains materials pertaining to Werley's NMDS work and presentations; 1991 retirement from UWM; and awards received.
Box   16
1992-1996
Scope and Content Note: Contains correspondence, Werley's continued work with nursing minimum data sets, and information about UWM nursing research awards established in her name.
Series: 3. Correspondence, 1942-2002, undated
Scope and Content Note: This series largely consists of correspondence of a more personal nature, and includes letters from colleagues as well as from family and friends. Some of the more recent materials are of a more professional nature.
Box   25
1942-1967
Box   17
1951-1997, undated
Box   26
1964-1988
Box   27
1970-2002
Box   18
1982-1998
Series: 4. News Clippings and Press Releases, 1948-1999, undated
Scope and Content Note: Series contains news clippings and press releases relating to Werley and her career. One folder contains clippings pertaining to deceased family members.
Box   19
Folder   1-4
News Clippings and Press Releases, 1948-1999, undated
Box   19
Folder   5
News Clippings, Family, 1986-1989
Series: 5. Publication Reprints, 1954-1993, undated
Scope and Content Note: Series consists of published reprints of articles written or co-authored by Werley.
Box   19
Folder   6-11
1954-1993, undated
Series: 6. Papers and Presentations, 1953-1995, undated
Scope and Content Note: This series consists of unpublished papers and presentations written or co-authored and presented by Werley, beginning with her years with the ANC's Career Guidance Section. Later papers focus heavily on nursing minimum data sets.
Box   20
1953-1980
Box   21
1980-1988
Box   22
1988-1990
Box   23
1990-1995, undated
Series: 7. Photographs and Negatives, 1931-2000, undated
Scope and Content Note: This series contains images of Werley throughout her career. Also included are photographs of Werley at home, traveling, and with friends and family. Some images of nurses on the job are also found in this series. This series includes negatives from Werley's time in Algeria, France, and Italy in the mid-1940s.
Box   29
Negatives, 1996
Physical Description: 35 mm safety film negatives (1 sleeve) 
Access Restrictions: Access to the safety film negatives is restricted; researchers must use the digital access copies.
Box   29
Negatives, Algeria, France, and Italy, circa 1944
Physical Description: 2.5 x 3.5 nitrate negatives (28 sleeves) 
Access Restrictions: Access to the nitrate negatives is restricted; researchers must use the digital access copies.
Box   24
Folder   1
Photograph Album, undated
Box   24
Folder   2
Photograph Album, undated
Note: Dismantled
Oversize Folder   1
Photographs, 1931, undated
Box   24
Folder   3
Photographs, 1943-1995
Box   28
Folder   1
Photographs, 1950-1970s
Box   28
Folder   2
Photographs, 1985-2000
Box   24
Folder   4-5
Photographs, undated
Box   28
Folder   3
Photographs, undated
Box   24
Folder   6
Photographs, Italy, 1944-1945
Box   28
Folder   4
Photographs, Nursing School Friends, 1962-1987, undated
Series: 8. Audio Cassettes and Videocassette, 1983-1985, 2002, undated
Scope and Content Note: The audio cassettes consist of recorded conference sessions, workshops, discussions, as well as Werley's funeral service. This series includes both an audio cassette and a video of a 1985 recognition dinner for Werley.
Audio   1-3
Ambulatory Nursing Administration, undated
Physical Description: Audio cassette 
Audio   7
Funeral Service for Harriet H. Werley, 2002
Physical Description: Audio cassette 
Audio   4
Publishing, 1984
Physical Description: Audio cassette 
Audio   5
Publishing, Brown Bag Discussion, 1983
Physical Description: Audio cassette 
Audio   8
Recognition Dinner for Werley, 1985
Physical Description: Audio cassette 
Video   1
Recognition Dinner for Werley, 1985
Physical Description: Videocassette (VHS) 
Audio   6
"Why Publish/APA Format," 1983
Physical Description: Audio cassette