Scope and Content
Title: Victoria Wolff Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-ca. 1980
Collection number: 1698
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
8 cartons (8 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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
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.
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
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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.
[Identification of item], Victoria Wolff Papers (Collection 1698). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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
Fabulous city, Wolff's autobiography, as well as other writings and 2 holograph diaries.
Portions of this collection are in German.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Women authors--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.