Finding Aid for the William B. Wollman collection of material about Calligraphy, 1914-1975

Processed by Hilda Bohem and Kaya Siegel; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
© 2003
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the William B. Wollman collection of material about Calligraphy, 1914-1975

Collection number: 1159

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Hilda Bohem and Kaya Siegel, 1979
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2003
© 2003 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: William B. Wollman Collection of Material about Calligraphy,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1975
Collection number: 1159
Creator: Wollman, William B.
Extent: 10 boxes (5 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William B. Wollman collection of material about Calligraphy (Collection 1159). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of original calligraphy, reproductions, photographs of exhibits, teaching materials, periodicals, books, clippings, and ephemera of calligrapher and teacher William B. Wollman. Includes wooden plaques and signs with calligraphic text.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Wollman, William B.--Archives.
Calligraphers--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Calligraphy.


Container List

Boxes 1-4

Books relating to calligraphy.

Physical Description: Box 1: 9 items.
Physical Description: Box 2: 8 items.
Physical Description: Box 3: 13 items.
Physical Description: Box 4: 10 items.
Box 5

Clippings; instructional materials.

Box 6

Photographs of exhibits; instructional materials.

Box 7

Instructional materials; other ephemera relating to calligraphy.

Box 8

Society of Italic Handwriting, Bulletins, journals; William Morris Society Journal; notebook of samples of calligraphy.

Box 9

Catalogs of materials relating to calligraphy; ephemera.

Box 10

Wooden plaques and signs with calligraphic text.

Box 11

Examples of fine printing and calligraphy.

Box 12

Catalog of manuscripts executed by Wollman, some, but not all of which are in the collection; ephemera relating to calligraphy.

Box 13

Ephemera relating to calligraphy.

Box 14

Calligraphy samples.

Note

Box 14 is an oversize flat box, 23 x 31 x 3".