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Hazen G. Werner Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

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Date: circa 1965

Biographical History

Hazen Graff Werner (1881-1988) was an American Methodist clergyman and bishop. Born in Detroit, he graduated with a degree in Divinity from Drew University and was elected Bishop in 1948. Most of his career was spent in Ohio, though from 1964-1968 he was served as bishop of the church for Hong Kong and Taiwan and was based in Manhattan.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Hazen G. Werner Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, and manuscripts.

Correspondence contains both incoming and outgoing; the majority is personal in nature though there is a small amount relating to publication of his writings.

Subject files relate to conferences, public appearances, published articles, and clippings.

Manuscripts include Werner's reviews of books by others, as well as articles, booklets, books and other items by Werner himself.

Arrangement of the Collection

Correspondence is arranged chronologically. Remaining series are arranged alphabetically.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has many collections related to Methodist church and clergy. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

Subject Headings


Werner, Hazen G. (Hazen Graff), 1895-


Methodist Episcopal Church -- Bishops.
Methodist Episcopal Church -- Clergy.
Methodist Episcopal Church -- Ohio.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts for publication.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Hazen G. Werner Papers
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Table of Contents


Subject files