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Finding Aid for the Victoria Wolff Papers, ca. 1930-ca. 1980
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Victoria Wolff Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-ca. 1980
    Collection number: 1698
    Creator: Wolff, Victoria
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 8 cartons (8 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Victoria Wolff (1908-ca. 1990s) was a scenarist and film scripter for 20th Century Fox and Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer, a foreign correspondent for Madame, and a contributor to Swiss and German magazines. The collection consists of books, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera related to Victoria Wolff's career as a writer.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    • Gift of Raymond A. Amador, 1993.
    • Gift of Debbie McGauffey, 1993.
    • Gift of Robert S. Amador, 1993.
    • Gift of Richard L. Amador, 1993.
    • Gift of Brian Wolff, 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Victoria Wolff Papers (Collection 1698). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4234018 


    Victoria Wolff was born at Heilbronn in South Germany, December 10, 1908; BA, University of Munich (1929); MA, University of Lausanne (1931); left Germany (1933) and spent the next six years in Ascona, Switzerland working as a freelance writer; moved to America (1941); worked as scenarist and film scripter for both 20th Century Fox and Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer; foreign correspondent for Madame and contributor to Swiss and German magazines; various writings include Fabulous city (1957), And seven shall die (1954), and The white evening dress (1941); died ca. 1990s.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of books, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera related to author Victoria Wolff. Includes books inscribed by their authors to Wolff, correspondence with Erich Maria Remarque, Ignazio Silone, and Tilla Durieux, material related to Fabulous city, Wolff's autobiography, as well as other writings and 2 holograph diaries.
    Portions of this collection are in German.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Wolff, Victoria--Archives.
    Women authors--Archival resources.
    Manuscripts for publication.