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Robert Jay Wolff papers

Creator:
Wolff, Robert Jay, 1905-  Search this
Names:
Artists' Union (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Chermayeff, Serge, 1900-  Search this
Crawford, M. D. C. (Morris De Camp), 1882-1949  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy, 1920-1984  Search this
Giedion, S. (Sigfried), 1888-1968  Search this
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969  Search this
Holty, Carl, 1900-1973  Search this
Holtzman, Harry  Search this
Hustvedt, Stephen R.  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl, 1905-  Search this
Osborn, Robert Chesley, 1904-1994  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip, 1924-  Search this
Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Robinson, Increase, 1890-1981  Search this
Seligmann, Kurt, 1900-1962  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1926-1969
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; exhibition catalogs; notes; photographs; notebooks; scrapbook; clippings; and miscellany.
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.
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."
Biographical / Historical:
Designer and painter; New Preston, Connecticut. Died in 1978.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1969 by Robert Jay Wolff.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Designers -- Connecticut -- New Preston  Search this
Painters -- Connecticut -- New Preston  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Design  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.wolfrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wolfrobe

Highlights in the progress of cotton spinning

Author:
Rocky Mount Mills (Rocky Mount, N.C.)  Search this
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. illus. 29 X 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1944
1943
[c1944]
Topic:
Cotton spinning  Search this
Call number:
TS1577.R6X 1944
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_401737

Philosophy in clothing, by M. D. C. Crawford ; written for the Clothing Exhibition, March 15-May 5, 1940 at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Physical description:
20 p. , [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1940
C1940]
Topic:
Costume--History  Search this
Call number:
GT520.C7X 1940
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_383940

The ways of fashion

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 320 p. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1941
[c1941]
Topic:
Clothing trade  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Call number:
HD9940.U4C7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_206992

One world of fashion, by M.D.C. Crawford

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. l., 60 pl. 46 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1946
1946]
Topic:
Fashion--History  Search this
Costume--History  Search this
Call number:
GT510.C7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_207256

The history of lingerie in pictures, by M.D.C. Crawford & Elizabeth G. Crawford

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
81 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1952
[1952]
Topic:
Lingerie--History  Search this
Call number:
GT2073.C7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_207562

The history of corsets in pictures, by M.D.C. Crawford & Elizabeth A. Guernsey

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Guernsey, Elizabeth A  Search this
Physical description:
41 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1951
[1951]
Topic:
Corsets--History  Search this
Call number:
GT2075.C7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_207563

The heritage of cotton, the fibre of two worlds and many ages

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 294 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1948
[1948]
Topic:
Cotton  Search this
Cotton growing  Search this
Cotton manufacture  Search this
Call number:
HD9070.5.C9 1948X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_264700

5,000 years of fibers and fabrics, by M. D. C. Crawford ... Handbook of the exhibition, January 22 through March 31, 1946

Author:
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
34 p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1946
[1946]
Topic:
Textile fabrics  Search this
Textile industry  Search this
Textile fabrics--History  Search this
Textile industry--History  Search this
Call number:
NK8801.B7B7X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_182740

Peruvian textiles, by M. D. C. Crawford

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
53-104 p. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South America
Peru
Date:
1915
Topic:
Indian textile fabrics  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Textile industry  Search this
Call number:
GN2.A27 vol.12, pt.3x
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_184229

Peruvian fabrics, by M. D. C. Crawford

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
1 p. l., p. 105-191. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South America
Peru
Date:
1916
Topic:
Indian textile fabrics  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Textile industry  Search this
Call number:
F3429.3.T3C89 1916Z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_184571

The conquest of culture; how man invented his way to civilization, by M.D.C. Crawford ..

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
viii p., 1 l., 435 p. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1938
[c1938]
Topic:
Civilization--History  Search this
Inventions  Search this
Call number:
CB53 .C89
CB53.C89
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_37922

The heritage of cotton, the fibre of two worlds and many ages by M. D. C. Crawford

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 244 p. 21 pl. (incl. col. front.) 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1924
Topic:
Cotton  Search this
Cotton growing  Search this
Call number:
HD9070.5 .C9X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_45431

The ways of fashion

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 376 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1948
Topic:
Clothing trade  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Call number:
HD9940.U5 C89 1948
HD9940.U5C89 1948
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_55061

The heritage of cotton : the fibre of two worlds and many ages / by M. D. C. Crawford

Author:
Crawford, M. D. C (Morris De Camp) 1882-1949  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 244 p., 21 leaves of plates ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1924
C1924
Topic:
Cotton  Search this
Cotton growing  Search this
Call number:
HD9070.5 .C9Xn
HD9070.5.C9Xn
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_82442

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