A typed letter on the history of the Owen Wister Literary Society. The letter explains that the Society was named after Owen Wister, a famous American writer, known for his short stories and novels. Original resource is a scanned letter.
The Owen Wister Literary Society (OWLS) was founded by Adele Roensch in 1924. It was named after Owen Wister, an American writer famous for his novel The Virginian. The purpose of the organization was to further cultural and social interests on the Rice campus and to promote friendship, understanding, and fellowship among its members.
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