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Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1944-1986

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wolfe, Myer R
Title
Myer R. Wolfe papers
Dates
1944-1986 (inclusive)
Quantity
ca. 6.33 cubic ft
Collection Number
3390
Summary
Consult the scope and content information for each of the accessions listed below.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English

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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of urban planning and urban design and university administrator, University of Washington; consultant and practitioner.

Myer R. Wolfe was born in 1918. He received his bachelor degree from the University of New Hampshire and his Master of Regional Planning degree from Cornell University in 1947. Wolfe joined the faculty of the College of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Washington in 1949. During the next 24 years, he served the University in several capacities, including: chairman of the Department of Urban Planning, 1957-1967; director of the Urban Design program, 1973-1975; and dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 1979-1983. He was appointed emeritus in 1983.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Restrictions on Use

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Accession No. 3390-001: Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1963-1974Return to Top

1.3 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Urban planning project files and speeches and writings, 1963-1974, 1982.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Myer R. Wolfe, 1989-02-01

Description
Myer R. Wolfe papers

Accession No. 3390-002: Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1944-1975Return to Top

4 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Plans for and clippings on the building/renovating of towns, 1953-1968; plans for and clippings on specific buildings, 1955-1958; project files, 1944-1975; charts, graphs, maps, and sketches, 1944-1975.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Myer Wolfe, 1989-03-01

Description
Myer R. Wolfe papers

Accession No. 3390-003: Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1955-1986Return to Top

1 cu. ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Urban planning designs and reports; 1955-1986.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Records stored offsite; advanced notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Mrs. Myer Wolfe, 1995-01-04

Description
Myer R. Wolfe papers

Accession No. 3390-004: Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1966Return to Top

.03 cu. ft. (1 folder)

Scope and Content: Class assignments, bibliography, sample final examination, outline of lecture coverage, and appendices; 1966. Bound outline documents the curriculum for Urban Planning 479, "The Urban Form."

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Betty Wagner, 1998-09-02

Description
Myer R. Wolfe papers