Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1944-1986

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Wolfe, Myer R.
Title
Myer R. Wolfe papers
Dates
1944-1986 (inclusive)
Quantity
approximately 6.33 cubic ft (4 boxes, 1 oversize, 4 tubes, and 2 packages)
Collection Number
3390
Summary
Urban planning project files and speeches and writings, plans for buildings, graphs, maps and sketches, Class assignments, bibliography, sample final examination, etc.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English

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

Curriculum files, maps, other.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Consult the restrictions governing reproduction and use for each of the accessions listed below.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Organized into accessions:

  • Accession No. 3390-001, Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1963-1974
  • Accession No. 3390-002: Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1944-1975
  • Accession No. 3390-003: Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1955-1986
  • Accession No. 3390-004: Myer R. Wolfe papers, 1966

Preservation Note

Some records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

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

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

4 cubic feet (2 boxes, 4 tubes, 1 package)
Arrangement: Arranged in 7 series.
  • Series 1, Plans for and Clippings on the Rebuilding/Renovation of Towns/Cities
  • Series 2, Plan for and Clippings on Specific Buildings
  • Series 3, Project Files
  • Series 4, Charts, Maps, Graphs, and Sketches
  • Series 5, Speeches
  • Series 6, Urban Planning Project Files
  • Series 7, Writings

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

Container(s) Description Dates
Series 1: Plans for and Clippings on the Rebuilding/Renovation of Towns/Cities
Box Accession
6 3390-002
Fairbanks, Alaska
1953
1 3390-002
George, Washington
1956-1957
1 3390-002
Newport
1948
1 3390-002
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
1954
1 3390-002
Pelican Point
1953, 1955-1957
1 3390-002
Quincy, Washington
1954-1955
1 3390-002
San Juan, Puerto Rico
1959-1964, 1968
2 3390-002
San Juan, Puerto Rico
1959-1964, 1968
Series 2: Plan for and Clippings on Specific Buildings
Box Accession
2 3390-002
Civic Center Facility in Wenatchee
1958
2 3390-002
Federal Way Shopping Center
1955
Series 3: Project Files
Box Accession
2 3390-002
Columbia Basin Project
1944, 1947, 1952-1957, 1962-1965, 1975
Series 4: Charts, Maps, Graphs, and Sketches
Box Accession
7 3390-002
Fairbanks, Alaska
3 3390-002
George, Washington
7 3390-002
Leavenworth, Washington
7 3390-002
Mesa
5 3390-002
Newport
5 3390-002
Pelican Point
4 3390-002
Quincy, Washington
8 3390-002
Quincy, Washington
7 3390-002
Royal City, Washington
Series 5: Speeches
Box Accession
2 3390-002
The Economical Outlook of the Pacific Northwest
Series 6: Urban Planning Project Files
Box Accession
1 3390-002
Ljubljana (Yugoslavia) including maps, photographs, publications, reports, and workshops
15 folders
1965-1982
OS 2 3390-002
Lost River, Alaska including blueprints and feasibility report
1974
Series 7: Writings
Box Accession
1 3390-002
Binario (Portuguese periodical containing writings by Myer Wolf in Portuguese and English)
1963-1964, 1967

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

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

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)

Corporate Names

  • Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
  • Lost River, Alaska

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Wolfe, Myer R (creator)
    Corporate Names
    • University of Washington.¬†University Archives