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Creator:
Wolff, Robert Jay, 1905-1978  Search this
Wolff, Robert Jay, 1905-1978  Search this
Subject:
Miller, Dorothy Canning  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Robinson, Increase  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Chermayeff, Serge  Search this
Crawford, M. D. C. (Morris De Camp)  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Giedion, S. (Sigfried)  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Holtzman, Harry  Search this
Hustvedt, Stephen R.  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl  Search this
Osborn, Robert Chesley  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip  Search this
Rebay, Hilla  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Seligmann, Kurt  Search this
Gropius, Walter  Search this
Artists' Union (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet, (on 4 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Correspondence; exhibition catalogs; notes; photographs; notebooks; scrapbook; clippings; and miscellany.<br /> REELS N69-72-N69-74: Correspondence, 1929-1968 with Alexander Calder, Serge Chermayeff, Jimmy Ernst, Sigfried Giedion, Walter Gropius, Guggenheim Museum, Carl Holty, Katharine Kuh, L. and Sybil Moholy-Nagy, Museum of Non-Objective Painting and Hilla Rebay, Harry Holtzman, Stephen R. Hustvedt, Bob Osborn, Philip Pearlstein, Ad Reinhardt, and Kurt Seligmann; exhibition catalogs; price lists; clippings; articles; talks and notes; photographs of paintings and sculpture, 1929-1958; notebooks, 1929-1965; and a scrapbook, 1934-1938.<br /> REEL N69-98: Nine letters from Morris D. C. Crawford and his wife, 1926-1932, and a carbon copy of a letter to Dorothy Miller Cahill, May 27, 1969, in which Wolff mentions his efforts, as president of the Artists' Union of Chicago, ca. 1936, to unseat Increase Robinson. Wolff also explains how he became Holger Cahill's "bitter enemy."
Citation:
Robert Jay Wolff papers, 1926-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reels N69-72-N69-74 & N69-98 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Robert Jay Wolff after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Designer and painter; New Preston, Connecticut. Died in 1978.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1969 by Robert Jay Wolff.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Design  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9360
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211556
AAA_collcode_wolfrobe
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211556