Robert B. Wolf and Morris Wolf Papers

Collection ID: 
SCRC 34
Date: 
1876-2003, bulk 1978-1992
Footage: 
17.92 linear feet (39 boxes)

Collection Summary

Title

Robert B. Wolf and Morris Wolf Papers

Dates

1876-2003, bulk 1978-1992   

Collection ID

SCRC 34

Creator(s)

Wolf, Robert B., 1914-2005

Wolf, Morris, 1883-1978

Quantity

17.92 linear feet (39 boxes)   

Repository

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language

Collection predominately in English with limited materials in French and German.     

Detailed Collection Information

Biographical Notes

Robert B. Wolf

Robert B. Wolf was born on August 18, 1914 in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  He graduated from Haverford College in 1936 and received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1939.  During World War II, Wolf served in the U.S. Army and was assigned to the International Military Tribunal (IMT) trials at Nuremberg, where he gathered witnesses for the prosecution. 

Upon his return to the United States, Wolf pursued his interests in government reform and housing issues.  In 1950 he served as a draftsman on Philadelphia’s Home Rule Charter, and in 1951 he ran – unsuccessfully – for City Council.  He was a founding Director of the Greater Philadelphia Movement and chairman of the city’s Coordinated Housing Improvement Program (CHIP).  In 1956, he served in the Eisenhower Administration as General Counsel of the Federal Housing Association (FHA).

From 1939 to 1985, Wolf was a partner at Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, the legal firm founded by his father, Morris Wolf.  Following his retirement from the firm in 1985, Wolf directed his efforts towards juvenile justice reform.  He served as a Director and Vice President for Government Liaison of the Citizens Crime Commission of Philadelphia (CCC), and was appointed to the Juvenile Advisory Committee of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD).  Wolf also served as chairman of the Youth Services Coordinating Commission (YSCC) in Philadelphia and was appointed as a master to review and report on the city’s Youth Study Center (YSC).  In addition to his involvement with a number of juvenile justice organizations at both the state and local levels, Wolf served on the boards of the Eastern Division of the Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) and the Schools of Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Southern California.  He also taught courses in urban housing at Haverford College and Temple University.

Robert B. Wolf married Elinor Kemper in 1936 and they had two children, Virginia and Edwin (Ned).  They later divorced and Wolf married Caryl Lofquist in 1972.  Robert B. Wolf passed away on March 25, 2005, at the age of 90.

 

Morris Wolf

Morris Wolf was born in Philadelphia in 1883.  He attended William Penn Charter and later graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  Upon graduation, Wolf and Horace Stern formed a law partnership that evolved into Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen.  Morris Wolf served as Philadelphia District Attorney, Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania, and General Counsel for the Foreign Operations Administration (FOA) in Washington, D.C.  In 1919, he traveled to France as a captain with the Red Cross.  Wolf served on the Board of Directors of numerous organizations, and was a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Art Museum, Albert Einstein Medical Center, and the Stephen Girard Estate.  He also served as President of the Federation of Jewish Agencies and Vice President of the YM-YWHA Branch of the Jewish Ys and Centers.  Morris Wolf was married four times and had two children, Robert and Edwin Wolf II. 

Description of Collection

The Robert B. Wolf and Morris Wolf Papers document Wolf’s involvement in the fields of juvenile justice advocacy and governmental reform in the City of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania.  The bulk of the collection documents his juvenile justice activities with organizations such as the Youth Study Center, the Citizens Crime Commission, the Youth Services Coordinating Commission, and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.  The collection also includes records related to Wolf’s interest in juvenile justice legislation, youth services, political reform, and urban housing.  Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, reports, speeches, and photographs.   In addition, this collection contains personal papers created by Robert B. Wolf’s father, Morris Wolf.  Morris Wolf’s materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, travel memorabilia, and speeches.   

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into 10 series as follows:

Series 1: Youth Study Center (YSC), 1979-1994

Series 2: Citizens Crime Commission (CCC), 1975-1994

Series 3: Youth Services Coordinating Commission/Office (YSCC/YSCO), 1973-1987

Series 4: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), Juvenile Advisory Committee (JAC), 1978-1992

Series 5: Juvenile Justice Committees and Task Forces, 1974-1997

Series 6: Other Organizations, 1950-1995

Series 7: Special Projects and Reference Files, 1949-1998

Series 8: Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, 1955-2003

Series 9: Personal Materials, 1910-1997

Series 10: Morris Wolf, 1876-1979

Series 1: Youth Study Center (YSC), 1979-1994, contains records created and collected by Wolf in his role as Master of Philadelphia’s Youth Study Center.  He was appointed to the position by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania following Santiago vs. City of Philadelphia, a case that sought to end the abusive conditions and perpetual overcrowding issues at the YSC.  The documentation in this series reflects Wolf’s efforts to monitor the YSC’s juvenile population and to ensure compliance with the Santiago Consent Decree.  The materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and population statistics.  Researchers should note that some materials in this series are restricted for 75 years from the date of creation due to the presence of third-party juvenile records.  Restricted files are marked as such on the folder list.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.    

Series 2: Citizens Crime Commission (CCC), 1975-1994, contains materials related to Wolf’s involvement with the non-profit educational and advisory committee dedicated to fighting crime in the Delaware Valley.  Wolf served as a Director of the CCC as well as Vice President for Government Liaison.  Documentation includes correspondence, committee and task force meeting minutes, and many reports published by the CCC.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series 3: Youth Services Coordinating Commission/Office (YSCC/YSCO), 1973-1987, contains material related to Wolf in his role of chairman of the YSCC.  Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports of the various committees.  This series also contains files related to Act 148 legislation, which restructured funding for juvenile services in Pennsylvania.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series 4: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), Juvenile Advisory Committee (JAC), 1978-1992, contains documentation created and collected by Wolf as JAC chairman.  Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, and agenda, as well as proposals and reports.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series 5: Juvenile Justice Committees and Task Forces, 1974-1997, contains materials created by Wolf over the course of his involvement with a number of juvenile justice organizations, task forces, and committees at both the state and local level. Organizations include the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC), the Juvenile Justice Center of Pennsylvania’s Governor’s Justice Commission, the Juvenile Justice Policy Group, and the Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), among others.  Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports.  Researchers should note that one folder in this series is restricted for 75 years from the date of creation due to the presence of third-party juvenile records.  This series is arranged alphabetically by organization.

Series 6: Other Organizations, 1950-1995, contains materials generated from Wolf’s involvement with non-juvenile justice organizations.  These organizations include the American Jewish Committee, the Benjamin Franklin Foundation, the Coordinated Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), the Greater Philadelphia Movement, the Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL), and the Philadelphia Committee on City Policy (PCCP), among others.  Wolf’s teaching materials for courses at Haverford College and Temple University can also be found here, in addition to documentation related to Wolf’s role on the boards for the Schools of Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Southern California.  Records include correspondence, meeting minutes, publications, and reports, as well as course materials.  This series is arranged alphabetically by organization.

Series 7: Special Projects and Reference Files, 1949-1998, contains Wolf’s reference files, as well as materials related to cross-organizational projects.  Wolf’s reference files include pamphlets, publications, journals, newsletters, conference and workshop programs, reports, and Pennsylvania legislative Bills.  There are project files related to the state’s Children and Youth Services Coordination Project, the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, and the writing of a Juvenile Justice System Assessment.  This series is arranged alphabetically by title.

Series 8: Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, 1955-2003, contains files related to the firm.  Many of the files were created after Wolf’s retirement in 1985.  Materials include correspondence, firm information, meeting presentations, and newspaper clippings.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series 9: Personal Materials, 1910-1997, contains Wolf’s personal materials, including his personal correspondence, biographical information and resumes, photographs of family and friends, travel memorabilia, and writings.  There are also memorials related to his brother, Edwin II, and his son, Ned.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Series 10: Morris Wolf, 1876-1979, contains records belonging to Morris Wolf that were donated along with Robert’s papers.  Materials include correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, and travel memorabilia.  There is correspondence written by Morris while overseas with the Red Cross in 1919, as well as documentation related to his involvement with French Indochina in his role as General Counsel for the Foreign Operations Administration (FOA).  This series also includes five decades of speeches given by Morris Wolf during special events, graduation exercises, and on behalf of the many organizations he was involved with.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Patron Information

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: http://diamond.temple.edu/record=b5581057~S30

Research Access

Collection is open for research.  Some materials in Series 1 and Series 5 are restricted for a period of 75 years from the date of creation due to the presence of third-party juvenile records. Restrictions, where applicable, are noted at the file level.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Robert B. Wolf and Morris Wolf Papers are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Robert B. Wolf and Morris Wolf Papers, SCRC 34, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The bulk of the collection was donated by Caryl L. Wolf in December 2008.  A small portion of Series 10 was acquired in 2006.       

Collection previously administered by the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, acquired by Temple in 2009.

Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid prepared in February 2014 by Jenna Marrone, Project Archivist, Special Collections Research Center.

Researchers should note that the collection was organized to maintain as much of Wolf’s filing system as possible.  As a result, there is some overlap between the series.   

                                                                                                                                                                     

Inventory                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Series 1: Youth Study Center (YSC), 1979-1994, undated

Series 1 contains records created and collected by Wolf in his role as Master of Philadelphia’s Youth Study Center.  He was appointed to the position by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania following Santiago vs. City of Philadelphia, a case that sought to end the abusive conditions and perpetual overcrowding issues at the YSC.  The documentation in this series reflects Wolf’s efforts to monitor the YSC’s juvenile population and to ensure compliance with the Santiago Consent Decree.  The materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and population statistics.  Researchers should note that some materials in this series are restricted for 75 years from the date of creation due to the presence of third-party juvenile records.  Restricted files are marked as such on the folder list.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.   

Box   Folder    Description

1          1          Bensalem Youth Development Center, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and testimony, August-October 1991

1          2          Castille vs. the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, 1989-1990

1          3          Continuances and preadjudication, February 1992

1          4          Correspondence, general, 1984-1993

1          5          Correspondence regarding expenses, 1989-1990

1          6          Correspondence regarding juveniles certified as adults, August-September 1991

1          7          Correspondence regarding new Youth Study Center (YSC) hearing, October-November 1993

1          8          Correspondence regarding the YSC and the Pennsylvania State Department of Public Welfare, 1987-1990

1          9          Correspondence with Dwight Evans and think tank meeting minutes, 1986-1989

1          10        Council hearing on the condition of the YSC, testimony of Robert B. Wolf, 1994

1          11        Council hearing on the condition of the YSC, testimony of Robert G. Schwartz, Executive Director, Juvenile Law Center, June 1994

1          12        Court reform orders, 1989-1990

1          13        Daily population status reports, February-June 1989

1          14        Daily population status reports, July-December 1989

2          1          Daily population status reports, January-April 1990

2          2          Daily population status reports, May-June 1990

2          3          Daily population status reports, July-December 1990

2          4          Daily population status reports, January-June 1991

2          5          Daily population status reports, July-December 1991

2          6          Daily population status reports, January-May 1992

2          7          Daily population status reports, June-December 1992

3          1          Daily population status reports, 1993

3          2          Designing a Humane Cost Effective Approach to Prevention and De-institutionalization of Philadelphia African American Adolescent Delinquents, undated

3         3          Dispositional Planning Unit, correspondence, September 1991

3          4          Escape reports and statistics, 1989-1991

3          5          Forms, circa 1988-1990

3          6          Harris vs. Reeves, correspondence regarding the case, September-October 1990

3          7          Inmate information, 1980s [RESTRICTED]

3          8          Juvenile offenders tried as adults, 1989-1990 [RESTRICTED]

3          9          Juveniles considered for in-home detention, February-April 1993 [RESTRICTED]

3          10        List of state and private institutions for juveniles, undated

3          11        Master’s preliminary report, undated

3          12        Master’s reports, July 1989-April 1990

3          13        Memorandum of status meeting, Mary 1989

3          14        Newsletters and press releases regarding the YSC, 1985-1989

3          15        Newspaper clippings regarding the YSC, 1984-1990

3          16        Notes, undated

3          17        Notes regarding case information and the court computer system, undated

3          18        Overcrowding Summary, Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, December 1986

3          19        Petitions, 1990

3          20        Philadelphia Juvenile Justice Assessment Proposed Implementation Plan, April 1984

3          21        Population data sheets, 1989-1990

4          1          Population report and related materials, 1985-1986

4          2          Position paper on the juvenile justice system in Pennsylvania, circa 1992

4          3          Program summary report, new YSC, 1989

4          4          Proposed Outline for Discussion of April 25 Santiago Hearing and Related Issues, undated

4          5          Proposed standards, YSC, undated

4          6          Psychiatry subject reports regarding juveniles, 1982-1987

4          7          Recommendations Regarding the YSC (Paul DeMuro), 1983

4          8          Reference materials, 1979-1985

4          9          Reports, general, undated

4          10        Request for Proposal: Design Services for New Youth Detention Complex, August 1985

4          11        Research materials regarding the establishment of detention standards at the YSC, 1989

4          12        Responsible Party (Court) and Estimated Costs for Implementation, June 1984

4          13        Schedules, undated

4          14        Secure transportation issues, correspondence and reports, 1990-1991

4          15        Statements and proposals by the Master, 1988, undated

4          16        Stepdown procedures, undated

4          17        Youth Detention Center Steering Committee, correspondence and member lists, 1983-1985

5          1-2      YSC pleadings, 1983-1991

5          3          YSC pleadings, 1990-1991

 

Series 2: Citizens Crime Commission (CCC), 1975-1994, undated

Series 2 contains materials related to Wolf’s involvement with the non-profit educational and advisory committee dedicated to fighting crime in the Delaware Valley.  Wolf served as a Director of the CCC as well as Vice President for Government Liaison.  Documentation includes correspondence, committee and task force meeting minutes, and many reports published by the CCC.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box   Folder    Description

5          4          Act 41 proposal, undated

5          5          Annual Reports, 1980-1981, 1985-1986, 1988-1989

5          6          Board of Directors – Correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, September 1977-September 1983

5          7          Business Advisory Group – Memorandum, March 1983

5          8          Committee of Seventy, Judicial Reform Plan, December 1985-January 1986

5          9          Community Advisory Committee – Newsletter and membership lists, July-October 1982

5          10        Correspondence, general, 1978-1991

6          1          Correspondence and reports regarding CCC expansion, circa 1979-1980

6          2          Correspondence regarding the creation of a state youth advocacy organization, 1981-1983

6          3          Discussion paper: Philadelphia-area Anti-Crime Education Center, undated

6          4          Donations, gifts, and sponsorships, circa 1981

6          5          Events – 1978 “Report to the People” Dinner, February 1978

6          6          Events – Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, 1983, 1988

6          7          Events – Parlour Luncheon, October-November 1982

6          8          Events – Public relations, circa November 1980

6          9          Executive Committee – Correspondence, meeting minutes, and agenda, August 1978-November 1982

6          10        Financial statement, August 1977

6          11-12   Intensive probation program, day treatment, circa 1985-1987

6          13        Juvenile Justice Alliance – Correspondence and meeting minutes, 1989-1993

6          14-15   Juvenile Justice Task Force – Correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, 1978-1988

7          1          Juvenile Justice Task Force – Correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, 1978-1988

7          2          Juvenile Justice Task Force – Stakeholder’s report, 1987

7          3          Lists of task forces and standing committees, circa 1977

7          4          Long-range Planning Committee – Meeting minutes, reports, and amendments, 1982-1986

7          5          Member lists, 1978-1980

7          6          News release, undated

7          7          Newsletters, September 1977, July 1986

7          8          Newspaper clipping, op-ed article, August 1982

7          9          Notes, undated

7          10        Pennsylvania Project for Services to Children and Youth – Correspondence, February 1975

7          11        Philadelphia Adult Probation Department – Report and press release, undated

7          12        Philadelphia Career Criminal Program: Report and Evaluation, December 1980

7          13        Philadelphia Criminal Justice Institute: A Joint Venture of the University City Science Center and the Citizens Crime Commission, circa 1980s

7          14        Philadelphia Juvenile Justice System Implementation Management Plan, undated

7          15        Planning and Development Committee – Meeting minutes, September 1977

7          16        Policies, positions, and endorsements, 1980, undated

7          17        Press release regarding additional judges in Family Court, circa 1985

7          18        Proposal: Kids and Crime – Stopping It Before It Starts, January 1983

7          19        Proposal: Plan for Coordination of State Services to Youth, October 1978

7          20        Remarks by Judge Maxwell E. Davison to the Pennsylvania Children and Youth Administrators, March 1981

7          21        Report: 1983 Indicators, Trends in Crime and Criminal Justice, September 1983

8          1          Report: 1984 Indicators, Trends in Crime and Criminal Justice, September 1984

8          2          Report: 1985 Indicators, Trends in Crime and Criminal Justice, August 1985

8          3          Report: 1987 Indicators, Section 1 - Trends in Crime and Law Enforcement, 1987

8          4          Report:  Children and Youth Services Coordination Project, November 1979

8          5          Report: Drugs and the Courts (Sequel), June 1982

8          6          Report:  Evaluation Report on Fund-Raising and External Relations Activities of CCC, July 1978

8          7          Report: An Operational Study of Court Operations and Overtime Preliminary Report, undated

8          8          Report: Justice Delayed – The Disposition of Drug Trials in Philadelphia Courts, October 1986

8          9          Report: Recommendations on New Members and Growth Planning, undated

8          10        Report: Security Issues in Pennsylvania State Prisons (McCorkle Report), March 1980

8          11        Report: Synopsis, Inspector General Research Report, August 1982

8          12        Report: Vice Enforcement and Corruption in the Philadelphia Police Department, February 1985

8          13        Research report: A Discussion of Report Conclusions and Implementation Plans, undated

8          14        Resolution No. 58 – Congratulating the Citizens Crime Commission (CCC) on the 25th Anniversary of service to the community, March 1980

8          15        Review of Results: 1983 Programs, January 1984

8          16        Six-Point Police Action Plan, November 1985

8          17        Study of the court system, 1981-1982

8          18        Testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, October 1981

8          19        Testimony before the Philadelphia City Council Public Safety Committee, December 1978

8          20        Testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, April 1979

8          21        Visit from the Vice-Minister of Justice of China, 1982

8          22        William Penn Foundation grant – Accounting, 1991-1993

8          23        William Penn Foundation grant – Continuances, circa 1990

8          24        William Penn Foundation grant – Correspondence, 1990-1991

9          1          William Penn Foundation grant – Evaluation and final report: A Plan to Achieve and Maintain Full Compliance with the Santiago Consent Decree, 1991-1994

 

Series 3: Youth Services Coordinating Commission/Office (YSCC/YSCO), 1973-1987, undated

Series 3 contains material related to Wolf in his role of chairman of the YSCC.  Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports of the various committees.  This series also contains files related to Act 148 legislation, which restructured funding for juvenile services in Pennsylvania.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box   Folder    Description

9          2          A Brief History of the Development of a Youth Services Commission in Philadelphia, undated

9          3          Act 148 – Compromise proposals, August-September 1980

9          4          Act 148 – Correspondence and forms, 1980

9          5          Act 148 – Correspondence with county commissioners, 1980

9          6          Act 148 – Legislation, undated

9          7          Act 148 – Task force list and report, undated

9          8          Act 148 – Title IV, correspondence and reports, 1980-1982

9          9          Ad Hoc Committee – Meeting minutes, agenda, and reports, November 1981-October 1982

9          10        Ad Hoc Committee – Proposal to Research the Budget Impacts on Local Children and Youth Services Delivery, April 1982

9          11        Annual Report, 1982

9          12        Articles regarding incarceration and prison reform, May-September 1981

9          13        Bulletin, April 1983

9          14        By-laws, undated

9          15        Comprehensive planning, February-December 1982

9          16        Correspondence and meeting minutes, general, January-November 1983

10        1          Correspondence and meeting minutes, general, January-November 1983, 1987

10        2          Correspondence regarding Juvenile Justice Task Force, 1982-1983

10        3          Education Committee – Meeting minutes, agenda, and reports, 1982-1983

10        4          Foundation for Child Development, January-April 1982

10        5          Master System Pilot Program, Philadelphia Dependency Court, November-December 1983

10        6          Mayor’s Commission for Women – Correspondence and reports, July 1983

10        7          Notes, undated

10        8          Ordinance establishing YSCC and YSCO, September 1973, undated

10        9          Philadelphia Council of Neighborhood Organizations (PCNO), October 1981

10        10        Planning and Coordination Committee – Correspondence and meeting minutes, September-November 1983

10        11        Prevention Strategy to Reduce the Incidence of Unwanted Teenage Pregnancy, December 1982

10        12        Report regarding Juvenile Justice Assessment, 1983

10        13        Service Volume Report (Preliminary), Fiscal Year 1981, November 1982

10        14        Social service block grants, correspondence and reports, October December 1981

10        15        Social service block grants, correspondence and reports, April-November 1982

10        16        Special Projects Committee – Correspondence and meeting minutes, April-December 1982

10        17        Summary of activities, 1979-1983

11        1          Summer jobs programs, 1982-1983

11        2          Youth Advisory Committee – Correspondence and meeting minutes, 1982-1983

 

Series 4: Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), Juvenile Advisory Committee (JAC), 1978-1992, undated

Series 4 contains documentation created and collected by Wolf as JAC chairman.  Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, and agenda, as well as proposals and reports.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box    Folder    Description 

11        3-4       Correspondence, meeting minutes, and agenda, 1978-1980

11        5-6       Correspondence, meeting minutes, and agenda, 1981

12        1-3       Correspondence, meeting minutes, and agenda, 1982

12        4          Correspondence, meeting minutes, and agenda, 1983-1987

12        5          Correspondence regarding re-appointments to the committee, 1985-1988

13        1          Correspondence regarding the removal of the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC) to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1980-1982

13        2          Information regarding the re-authorization of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), 1991

13        3          Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Plan and related materials, 1980-1981

13        4          Legislation Subcommittee, information on House Bill No. 577, Senate Bill No. 358, and Senate Bill No. 838, 1985

13        5          Membership list, 1988

13        6          “Projects of Interest”, 1981

13        7          Proposal: A Demonstration Treatment Program for Delinquent Substance Abusers and related materials, 1983

13        8          Proposal: Enhanced Psychological Evaluation for Adolescents Under Adjudication, June 1992

13        9          Proposal: Juvenile Habitual Offender Aftercare Probation Unit, 1989

13        10        Reference reports, 1978-1980

13        11        Study on racial discrimination in Pennsylvania’s juvenile justice system, 1992

 

Series 5: Juvenile Justice Committees and Task Forces, 1974-1997, undated

Series 5 contains materials created by Wolf over the course of his involvement with a number of juvenile justice organizations, task forces, and committees at both the state and local level. Organizations include the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC), the Juvenile Justice Center of Pennsylvania’s Governor’s Justice Commission, the Juvenile Justice Policy Group, and the Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), among others.  Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports.  Researchers should note that one folder in this series is restricted for 75 years from the date of creation due to the presence of third-party juvenile records.  This series is arranged alphabetically by organization.

Box   Folder    Description

14        1          Advocacy Group – Correspondence and meeting minutes, 1984-1985

14        2          Child Development Initiative Task Force – Correspondence and meeting minutes, December 1990-July 1991

14        3          Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission – Correspondence and meeting minutes, July-October 1982

14        4          Criminal Justice Task Force (Levin Committee) – Final report, March 1990

14        5          Juvenile Court Committee – Meeting minutes, March 1992-November 1993

14        6          Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC) – Issues and Recommendations relating to the Implementation of JCJC Initiatives, undated

14        7          Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC) – Meeting packet, October 1991

14        8          Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC) – PennFree data sheets [RESTRICTED], 1992

14        9          Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC) – Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Dispositions, 1990

14        10        Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC) – Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Dispositions, 1988-1992

14        11        Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC) – A Study of 1982 Transfers to Criminal Court in Pennsylvania, April 1984

15        1          Juvenile Justice Center of Pennsylvania – Correspondence, general, 1974-1982

15        2          Juvenile Justice Center of Pennsylvania – Meeting materials, October 1991

15        3          Juvenile Justice Center of Pennsylvania – Summary of Department of Public Welfare Regulations Juvenile Justice Workshop, February 1978

15        4          Juvenile Justice Center of Pennsylvania, Governor’s Justice Commission – Correspondence and meeting minutes, 1977-1981

15        5          Juvenile Justice Center of Pennsylvania, Governor’s Justice Commission – House Bill 1333 and related materials, 1977-1978

15        6          Juvenile Justice Center of Philadelphia – Annual Report, 1997

15        7          Juvenile Justice Center of Philadelphia – In-home Detention Center, 1991

15        8          Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council – Discussion document, November 1993

15        9          Juvenile Justice Policy Group – Correspondence and meeting minutes, 1991-1993

15        10        Juvenile Justice Policy Group – Meeting minutes, December 1991-March 1992

15        11        Juvenile Justice Policy Group – Reports, undated

15        12        Pennsylvania Commission on the Future of Justice in the 21st Century, Juvenile Justice Task Group – Preliminary report, January 1998

15        13        Pennsylvania Joint Council on Criminal Justice – Correspondence and meeting minutes, 1979-1981

15        14        Pennsylvania Joint Council on Criminal Justice – Reports, 1978-1980

15        15        Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission Task Force on Services to Children and Youth – Correspondence and reports, 1990

15        16        Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission Task Force on Services to Children and Youth – Correspondence, notes, and testimony regarding single system concept, 1982, 1990-1991

16        1          Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force – Correspondence and reports, 1991-1993

16        2          Pennsylvania Legislative Children’s Caucus – Correspondence and reports, circa 1985-1986

16        3          Pennsylvania Partnership for Children – Correspondence and reports, statewide advocacy project, 1989-1991

16        4          Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) – Correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, 1980-1992

16        5          Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) – Reports, 1987-1988, undated

16        6          Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) – Statement on Juvenile Justice in Philadelphia, September 1988

16        7          Private Sector Task Force, Department of Human Services, Committee on Delinquency – Meeting minutes, January 1993

16        8          Task Force on Families, Children, and Youth (Philadelphia) – Meeting minutes and reports. December 1984

16        9          Youth Service Commission – Correspondence, December 1977-January 1978

 

Series 6: Other Organizations, 1950-1995, undated

Series 6 contains materials generated from Wolf’s involvement with non-juvenile justice organizations.  These organizations include the American Jewish Committee, the Benjamin Franklin Foundation, the Coordinated Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), the Greater Philadelphia Movement, the Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL), and the Philadelphia Committee on City Policy (PCCP), among others.  Wolf’s teaching materials for courses at Haverford College and Temple University can also be found here, in addition to documentation related to Wolf’s role on the boards for the Schools of Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Southern California.  Records include correspondence, meeting minutes, publications, and reports, as well as course materials.  This series is arranged alphabetically by organization.

Box  Folder   Description

17        1          American Council for Judaism Philanthropic Fund – Correspondence, Charter, and By-laws, circa 1982

17        2          American Jewish Committee – Correspondence and newsletters, 1985-1990

17        3          American Jewish Committee – Reports and publications, 1964-1969, 1974

17        4          Association for a Progressive Reform Judaism, 1974-1975

17        5          Benjamin Franklin Foundation – By-laws, correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, 1956

17        6          Coordinated Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) – Meeting minutes and reports, 1950

17        7          Greater Philadelphia Movement – Negro Leadership Development and Participation project proposal, circa 1961-1963

17        8          Greater Philadelphia Movement – Publications, 1960s

17        9          Greater Philadelphia Movement – Report on the Suburbanization of Jobs and the Inner-city Worker, undated

17        10        Greater Philadelphia Partnership – Board of Directors meeting minutes and correspondence, 1977, 1983

17        11        Greater Philadelphia Partnership – Position paper on Philadelphia Youth Service Corps, undated

17        12        Haverford College – Urban housing course materials, 1972

17        13        Inter-American Bar Foundation – Correspondence and Articles of Incorporation, 1957, 1993-1994

17        14        Lawyers Alliance for Nuclear Arms Control (LANAC) – Correspondence, 1984-1988

17        15        Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) – Correspondence, general, 1986-1993

17        16        Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) – Correspondence and report on juvenile justice financing, December 1991-September 1992

18        1          Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) – Correspondence regarding the Harrisburg Division, July-September 1993

18        2          Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) – Fiscal Crises and Remedies, a Comparative Study of Philadelphia and Other Large Jurisdictions, with Emphasis on Fiscal Supervision Agencies, April 1991

18        3          Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) – Report (draft), March 1992

18        4          Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) – Report on the courts, August 1986

18        5          Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) – Survey of the First Six Years: Performance of the Philadelphia Mortgage Plan, 1975-1981, 1982

18        6          Pennsylvania Economy League (PEL) – Testimony of the PEL to the City Council Committee of the Whole, on the Proposed Philadelphia FY90 Budget, April 1989

18        7          Philadelphia Bar Association – Correspondence and reports regarding the IV-D Program, 1988-1989, undated

18        8          Philadelphia Bar Association, Juvenile Court Committee – Meeting minutes, June 1991-March 1992

18        9          Philadelphia Bar Association, Mental Health Committee – Correspondence and meeting minutes, 1978-1985

18        10        Philadelphia Children’s Network (PCN) – Correspondence, January-December 1991

18        11        Philadelphia Children’s Network (PCN) – Newsletters, September-December 1992

18        12        Philadelphia Children’s Network (PCN) – Reports, July-December 1990

18        13        Philadelphia Committee on City Policy (PCCP) – City Policy Awards, April-August 1993

18        14        Philadelphia Committee on City Policy (PCCP) – Civic Fund Luncheon: New Towns and Old Cities, Toward a Unified Urban Policy for the State and Nation, May 1970

18        15        Philadelphia Committee on City Policy (PCCP) – Correspondence, 1994-1998

19        1          Philadelphia Committee on City Policy (PCCP) – Membership drive, June-August 1994, 1995

19        2          Philadelphia Psychiatric Hospital – Letter of resignation, November 1972

19        3          Temple University – Conference: Prospects for the Urban Future, April-May 1978

19        4          Temple University – Course materials, circa 1977

19        5          Temple University – Letter regarding the Center for American Jewish History, June 1992

19        6          University of Pennsylvania – Summer Institute in African Studies, 1982-1983

19        7          University of Pennsylvania, Board of Overseers of the School of Social Work – Correspondence and reports, 1982-1988

19        8          University of Southern California, School of Social Work, Board of Councilors – Correspondence and reports, 1980-1990

19        9          Wildlife Preservation Trust International, September 1986-September 1990

 

Series 7: Special Projects and Reference Materials, 1949-1998, undated

Series 7 contains Wolf’s reference files, as well as materials related to cross-organizational projects.  Wolf’s reference files include pamphlets, publications, journals, newsletters, conference and workshop programs, reports, and Pennsylvania legislative Bills.  There are project files related to the state’s Children and Youth Services Coordination Project, the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, and the writing of a Juvenile Justice System Assessment.  This series is arranged alphabetically by title.

Box   Folder    Description

20        1          1989 Annual Report of the Philadelphia Court or Common Pleas, Family Court Division: Interpreting the Data, January 1991

20        2          Alternative Sentencing Prospectus, April 1985

20        3          American Cement Corporation history, undated

20        4          American Public Welfare Association Youth Community Coordination Project, Second Annual Report, 1976 

20        5          Analysis of the Impact of the State Employees’ Strike on Juveniles Committed to the YDCs (Youth Development Centers), circa 1975

20        6          Articles, general, 1970-1990, undated

20        7-8       Bipartisan appeal on budget crisis, correspondence, 1983-1984, 1991-1992

39        10        Bipartisan appeal on budget crisis, publications, circa 1982-1984

20        9          Botany Industries/Daroff Corporation, 1961, 1965

20        10        C/O, Journal of Alternative Human Services, 1978

20        11        Campaign for City Council, 1949-1951

39        1          Campaign for City Council, 1949-1951

20        12        Center for the Study of Youth Policy – Juvenile Justice Reform: The Bellwether States, May 1988 

20        13        Certification hearings, August 1990-February 1991

20        14        Changing of the Guard: Citizen Soldiers in Wisconsin Correctional Institutions, July 1978

20        15        Child Day Care Task Force report, December 1983

20        16        Children and Youth Services Coordination Project – Correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, 1978-1980

21        1-4       Children and Youth Services Coordination Project – Correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, 1978-1980

21        5          Children and Youth Services Coordination Project – Year of the Child materials, 1979

21        6          Chocolate Hole residential development, legal proceedings, 1984-1986

22        1          Citizen Action for Juvenile Offender Services: A Proposal, April 1970

22        2          Citizen service and youth voluntarism, 1987-1990

22        3          Citizens Committee on Public Education in Philadelphia – Position Paper on Philadelphia School District Governance, December 1981

22        4          Citizens Committee on Services to Children and Youth in Philadelphia – Report: Improving the Delivery of Services to Philadelphia Children and Youth, Volume I: Conclusions and Recommendations, September 1979

22        5          City Council’s Power Under the Home Rule Charter, September 1982

22        6          City of Philadelphia Fiscal Year 1982-83 Annual Services Plan and Budget Estimate for Children and Youth Services, 1982

22        7          Concord Coalition reports, circa 1993

22        8          Conference and workshop programs, general, 1968-1993

22        9          Construction Institute proposals, undated

22        10        Contract bid forms, Foreign Buildings Operations, October 1952

22        11        Correspondence, general, 1976-1986

22        12        Correspondence, general, 1987-1993

23        1          Department of Corrections, creation, 1981

23        2          Department of Human Services Juvenile Justice Service Announcement for Fiscal Year 1993, 1993

23        3          Directory – Legislative Committees on Children, Youth, and Families, undated

23        4          Directory – Pennsylvania Senate, 1987-1998

23        5          Directory – School District of Philadelphia, 1977

23        6          East Bay Conservation Corps (EBCC) and Project YES, undated

23        7          Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, 1983

23        8          Education for parents, 1992

23        9          Entrepreneurial development, minority groups, 1967-1968

23        10        Fund for an OPEN Society, 1993

23        11        Glen Mills School – Correspondence, June 1991-January 1994

23        12        Glossary of legal terms and resources, undated

23        13        Going to Family Court, 1979, 1990

23        14        Government-Business Cooperative Project – Greater Philadelphia Partnership and Chamber of Commerce, 1981-1987

23        15        Governor’s Justice Commission – Justice ’71: A Summary of the Comprehensive Plan for the Improvement of Criminal Justice in PA, 1971

23        16        Health and Welfare Council – Guidelines for Action, circa 1980s

24        1          Housing Association of the Delaware Valley, 1971, 1983

24        2          Implementation of Acts 41 and 148, 1978

24        3          Indian Investment Centre – Correspondence, 1963-1973

24        4          INFILL: A Journal of Housing, 1982

24        5          Institute of Judicial Administration, American Bar Association – Juvenile Justice Standards Project, undated

24        6          Jewish College Youth Speak Their Minds: A Summary of the Tarrytown Conference, 1969

24        7          Judicature, June-July 1977

24        8          Juvenile Act amendments, correspondence, and House Bills 2768-2776, 1990

24        9          Juvenile Act and related materials, 1986-1991

24        10        Juvenile Bench Warrant Unit– Correspondence and reports, 1987-1989

24        11        The Juvenile, the Court or the Community: Whose Best Interests are Currently Being Promoted in Juvenile Court?, November 1991

24        12        Juvenile Court rules, delinquency cases, September 1985

24        13        Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 1990

25        1          Juvenile justice contact list, undated

25        2          Juvenile justice legislation, 1940, 1970-1988

25        3          Juvenile justice legislation, Bills, 1974-1983

25        4          Juvenile justice legislation, Congressional records, 1982-1987

25        5          Juvenile justice legislation, proposed, 1981-1982

25        6          Juvenile Justice System Assessment – Correspondence, 1982-1984

25        7          Juvenile Justice System Assessment – Proposal, grant application, and Reviews, 1982

25        8          Juvenile Justice System Assessment – Report, Volume II: Records Management Considerations and Recommendations, April 1984

25        9          Juvenile Justice System Assessment – Report, Volume IV: Proposed Implementation Plan, April 1984

25        10        Juvenile Law Center of Philadelphia – Correspondence and newsletter, Children’s Rights Chronicle, 1982-1989

25        11        Kids in Trouble: Coordinating Social and Correctional Service Systems for Youth, 1991

25        12        KYW broadcast and Wolf rebuttal, 1988

26        1          Los Angeles County Government Children’s Budget, May 1986

26        2          MassMutual study on family values, 1991-1992

26        3          Meeting memoranda, general, 1992-1993

26        4-6       Membership lists, circa 1983-1997

26        7          Mental health project, 1978-1981

26        8          Mercer Adolescent Project, July 1985

26        9          National Center for Juvenile Justice – Journal, Today’s Delinquent, 1986

26        10        National Conference of Jewish Communal Services, keynote speech by Rabbi Raymond A. Zwerin: The Values Which Make our Families Jewish, May 1980

27        1          National Council on Crime and Delinquency – Journal, Crime and Delinquency, January 1978

27        2          National Council on Crime and Delinquency – Reports, March 1989

27        3          National Crime Prevention Council – Violence, Youth, and a Way Out, 1988

27        4          News releases, 1982, 1987

27        5          Newsletters – CDF Reports, April 1983

27        6          Newsletters – Commitment, 1978-1979

27        7          Newsletters – Community Services of Philadelphia, May-July 1977

27        8          Newsletters – General, 1975-1992

27        9          Newsletters – Youth Alternatives, April 1980-March 1983

27        10        Newsletters – Youth Forum, 1977-1980

27        11        Newspaper clippings, general, 1976-1991

27        12        Nomination of Robert Schwartz for American Bar Association Livingston Hall Award, March 1991

27        13        Norristown State Hospital, Juvenile Forensic Unit fact sheet, undated

27        14        Notes, general, undated

27        15        Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) – Block grants, 1985-1987

27        16-17   Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) – Monitoring Policies and Procedures Manual, 1980s

27        18        Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) – Policy Statement on JJDP Act, September 1983

27        19        Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) – Weed and Seed: Youth Component, August 1992

28        1          On the World Community, 1965

28        2          Operations manual project, Juvenile Court System, 1990

28        3          Pamphlets, undated

28        4          Pennsylvania Bulletin, February 1978

28        5          Pennsylvania Children and Youth Administrators, Think Tank for Youth, Remarks by Judge Maxwell Davison, March 1981

28        6          Pennsylvania Convention on Criminal Justice, December 1975

28        7          Pennsylvania Council of Chief Juvenile Probation Officers, summer intern program reports, 1984

28        8          Pennsylvania Crime Commission Task Force Report – Corrections in Pennsylvania, July 1969

28        9          Pennsylvania Joint Council on the Criminal Justice System – Correspondence regarding legislation, February-April 1977

28        10        Pennsylvania Joint Council on the Criminal Justice System – Juvenile Steering Committee list and research questionnaire, undated

28        11        Pennsylvania Joint Council on the Criminal Justice System – Pennsylvania Committee for Criminal Justice Standards and Goals, Standards and Goals Comparison Project: Juvenile Delinquency, undated

28        12        Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission – Services to Troubled Youth: A Review and Recommendations, March 1975

28        13        Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Advisory Committee, April 1978

28        14        Pennsylvania Public School Finance Program, 1982-1983

28        15        Pennsylvania State budget and the juvenile justice system, 1991-1992

29        1          Philadelphia and Its Police: Toward a New Partnership – A Report by the Philadelphia Police Study Task Force, March 1987

29        2          Philadelphia Criminal Justice Clearinghouse Questionnaire, undated

29        3          Philadelphia Home Rule Charter – Comments of City Controller, Joseph S. Clark Jr., on Draft of City Charter, circa 1950

29        4          Philadelphia Home Rule Charter – Correspondence, 1992

29        5          Philadelphia Home Rule Charter – Report of the Drafting Committee to the Philadelphia Charter Commission, September 1950

29        6          Philadelphia Home Rule Charter – Resolutions 16 and 17, January 1992

29        7          Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, Draft III, September 1950

29        8          Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, Draft III – Appraisal by the Greater Philadelphia Movement, October 1950

29        9          Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, Draft III – Comments from Abraham Freedman, 1950

29        10        Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, Draft III – Index, September 1950

29        11        Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center (O.I.C.) – Supportive Data for Diagnostic Service, circa 1980s

29        12        Philadelphia: Past, Present, and Future, 1982

29        13        Plan for Juvenile Detention Facilities in Philadelphia, 1966

29        14        Plan to change the criminal justice system, May 1984

29        15        Political correspondence, 1977-1983

29        16        Population figures, state youth programs, 1989-1992

29        17        Post-release planning, correspondence and reports, 1984-1991

30        1          “The Public Life of Nochem S. Winnet”, undated

30        2          Prisonia: America’s Growing Sprawling Megalopolis, circa 1979

30        3          Private placement contracts, funding and management transfer, May 1992

30        4          Probation districts, 1990, undated

30        5          Program Description, Admissions Criteria, and Staffing Pattern: Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry Unit, Norristown State Hospital, November 1979

30        6          Promoting Integrity in the Judicial System: A Concept Paper, undated

30        7          Proposal for community based detention services, 1989

30        8          Proposal: Justice System Review Commission, undated

30        9          Proposal: The Juvenile Offender, undated

30        10        Proposal: Philadelphia Bankers’ Committee on Urban Economic Development, circa 1971

30        11        Recommendations for Juvenile Corrections and Detention in Response to Conditions of Confinement: A Study to Evaluate the Conditions in Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities, June 1993

30        12        Recommendations of the National Criminal Justice Association Concerning Reauthorization of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 as Amended, January 1982

30        13        “Reform Judaism”, undated

30        14        Reports (incomplete), undated

30        15        Reports regarding delinquency prevention and secure detention, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Community Research Center, undated

30        16        Residential placement statistics, November 1991

30        17        The Risk Climate and the Delivery of Child Welfare Services, 1982

30        18        Rosenman Colin Freund Lewis and Cohen, background information, circa 1984

30        19        School District of Philadelphia – Discipline in Philadelphia Public Schools, 1981-1982

30        20        Secure detention, proposed standards, undated

30        21        Senate Bill 94, correspondence, February 1978

30        22        Senate Bill 273 and report on the Family Visitation Privileges Act, January-February 1979

30        23        Senate Bill 703, correspondence, 1986

30        24        Senate Bill 858, correspondence, February-September 1985

30        25        The Shingle, 1976

30        26        Short Summary for the Juvenile Justice Situation, circa 1992

31        1          State of the Commonwealth Conference: A Report to the Citizens on Services to Children and Youth in Pennsylvania Today and Directions for the 80s, December 1979

31        2          Summary of juvenile justice organizations in Philadelphia, July-November 1988

31        3          Teaching Tolerance, 1992

31        4          Testimony before City Council, November 1992

31        5          Testimony before City Council, Stuart H. Shapiro, October 1983

31        6          Tilghman Resolution, September 1992

31        7          Truancy procedures, 1990

31        8          United Fund – Allocations Report and correspondence, 1965-1966

31        9          United Fund – A Statement on Voluntary Financing Policy, January 1967

31        10        United Way of Pennsylvania – Newsletter, Government Reporter, 1983-1988

31        11        Vista Resources, 1981, 1986

31        12        Youth Advocacy Group, June-July 1983

31        13        Youth Court Act, July 1941

31        14        Youth Development Corporation Demonstration Project, grant application and guidelines, August 1978

 

Series 8: Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, 1955-2003, undated

Series 8 contains files related to the firm.  Many of the files were created after Wolf’s retirement in 1985.  Materials include correspondence, firm information, meeting presentations, and newspaper clippings.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box   Folder    Description

31        15        Correspondence, general, 1986-1999

31        16        Correspondence regarding retirement and investments, 1997-2002

31        17        Events, 1997, undated

31        18        Firm resume and information, 2001, undated

31        19        Legal cases, 1955-1968

31        20        Memorandum of Partnership Matters and Amendment to the Partnership Agreement, June 2000

31        21        Nancy O’Mara Ezold vs. Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, 1992

32        1          Newspaper clippings and articles, 1984-2003

32        2          Partners Meeting presentation, November 1996

32        3          Partnership Agreements, January 1996

32        4          Strategic Plan, March 2000

32        5          Year in Review, 1996

 

Series 9: Personal Materials, 1910-1997, undated

Series 9 contains Wolf’s personal materials, including his personal correspondence, biographical information and resumes, photographs of family and friends, travel memorabilia, and writings.  There are also memorials related to his brother, Edwin II, and his son, Ned.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box   Folder    Description

32        6          Announcement, Wolf and Gerety, November 1961

32        7          Articles regarding Morris Wolf and gift of Pennsylvania Charter, 1976, undated

39        6          Awards and certificates, 1940-1981

32        8-9       Awards and certificates, 1947-1994, undated

32        10        Biographical information, undated

39        11        Blueprint of Wolf residence in St. John, August 1975

32        11        Business cards, undated

32        12        Calendars, 1991-1997

32        13        Correspondence and cards, 1936-1994, undated

32        14        Correspondence regarding applications for federal employment in Washington D.C., 1957-1966

32        15        Correspondence regarding applications for federal employment in Washington D.C., 1962-1975

32        16        Correspondence regarding real estate, 1973-1982

32        17        Correspondence regarding retirement, February 1985

33        1          Curriculum vitae and resumes, circa 1960s-1990s

33        2          Event programs, 1973, 1983, 1993

33        3          Final will and testament of Adolf Hitler (photostat copy), April 1945

33        4          Guide to the collections at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, includes documents purchased from Morris Wolf, June 1988

33        5          Harvard Law School, Langdell Lyrics, 1938

33        6          Memorials for others, collected, 1965-1974, undated

33        7          Military discharge papers, 1946

33        8          Mount Sinai Cemetery Association, correspondence regarding the Wolf family plots, 1980s

39        12        Newspaper article by Wolf, May 1964

33        9          Newspaper clippings about Wolf, 1945-1994

33        10        Newspaper clippings and articles, collected, 2002, undated

33        11        Photographs, circa 1910s-1980s

33        12        Photographs, circa 1920s-1960s

33        13        Photographs, Camp Kennebec (photocopies), undated

33        14        Photographs, Pennsylvania Council on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), undated

33        15        Postcards, circa 1940s

33        16        Speech regarding international business, March 1966

33        17        Speeches and talks, 1989, undated

33        18        Travel diary, 1925-1926

34        1          Travel receipts and memorabilia, 1963-1981

34        2          Trip to Leeward and Windward Islands, February-March 1970

34        3-4       Wills and estate planning, 1982-1996, undated

34        5          Wolf, Edwin II, memoirs, July 1990

34        6          Wolf, Edwin II, memorials, February-June 1991

34        7          Wolf, Edwin D. (Ned) – Correspondence and news clippings regarding memorial service and sculpture, 1976, 1988

34        8          Wolf, Morris, memorial register, 1978

34        9          Writings: Articles, circa 1950s-1990s

34        10        Writings: Letters to the editors of The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Chestnut Hill Local, 1984-1992

34        11        Writings: Notes and drafts, undated

34        12        Writings: Op-ed articles, August 1991, undated

 

Series 10: Morris Wolf, 1876-1979, undated

Series 10 contains records belonging to Morris Wolf that were donated along with Robert’s papers.  Materials include correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, and travel memorabilia.  There is correspondence written by Morris while overseas with the Red Cross in 1919, as well as documentation related to his involvement with French Indochina in his role as General Counsel for the Foreign Operations Administration (FOA).  This series also includes five decades of speeches given by Morris Wolf during special events, graduation exercises, and on behalf of the many organizations he was involved with.  This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box   Folder    Description

34        13        American Jewish Relief Committee, Special Commission, appointment and report, 1922

34        14        Articles, 1903, 1940-1954, undated

35        1          Articles and memorials regarding Morris Wolf, 1954, 1978-1979

35        2          Articles, drafts, and notes, 1938, undated

39        5          Awards and certificates, 1919, 1930, 1940

35        3          Booklet from exhibit of Horatio, Lord Nelson materials owned by Wolf, 1934

35        4          Calendar, 1977

35        5          Certificates and awards, 1919-1953

35        6          Constitution of the Debating Society of the Columbia Club, September 1897

35        7          Correspondence, incoming, 1920-1948

35        8          Correspondence, incoming, 1951-1959

35        9          Correspondence, incoming, 1960-1978

35        10        Correspondence, incoming, undated

35        11        Correspondence, outgoing, December 1918

35        12        Correspondence, outgoing, January-February 1919

35        13        Correspondence, outgoing, 1922-1978

35        14        Correspondence regarding the Wolf Family, 1924-1965, undated

35        15        Correspondence regarding trip to Scotland, 1965

35        16        Drawings and prints, undated

35        17        Foreign Operations Administration (FOA) – Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and reports regarding Vietnam, 1953-1956

36        1          Foreign Operations Administration (FOA) – Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and reports regarding Vietnam, 1953-1956

36        2          Gift of Pennsylvania Charter, correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1976

36        3          Invitations, 1919, 1954-1965

36        4          Law review clippings, undated

36        5          Legal agreement regarding First National Pictures, June 1928

36        6          Memorabilia and collected materials, 1876-1926, undated

39        7          Newspaper clippings, general, 1905, undated

36        7          Newspaper clippings, general, 1938, 1950s-1970s

36        8          Newspaper clippings, general, undated

36        9          Newspaper clippings regarding Morris Wolf, circa 1910s-1970s

39        8          Newspaper clippings regarding Morris Wolf, 1921, 1926, 1959, 1973

36        10        Newspaper clippings regarding the Wolf Family, 1951-1971

39        9          Newspaper clippings regarding the Wolf Family, 1974-1976

39        13        Newspaper clippings written by Wolf, 1950-1966

39        14        Newspapers, foreign – Bangkok Post, Le Journal d’Extrême Orient, and Seychelles Weekly, 1954-1955, 1966

36        11        Notebook containing historical research, undated

36        12        Pamphlets, newsletters, and brochures, 1941-1977

36        13        Peirce School of Business Speaker’s Commencement Memento, 1950

36        14        Personal materials – Bookplate and selective service registration card, 1942, undated

36        15        Photograph album, trip to Havana, March 1936

36        16        Photographs, European travel, circa 1942, undated

36        17        Photographs, family, circa 1900-1920s

39        2          Photographs, family, circa 1930s

36        18        Photographs, family and friends, circa 1930s-1970s

37        1          Photographs, general, 1914-1916, 1923, undated

37        2          Photographs, Morris Wolf – Personal, circa 1880s-1960s

37        3          Photographs, Morris Wolf – Professional events, 1917-1921, 1950s-1960s, undated

37        4          Photographs, travel, 1926, 1953-1968, undated

37        5-6       Photographs, travel, undated

39        3          Photographs, University of Pennsylvania Law Class, 1903

37        7-8       Postcards, undated

37        9          Quotations, collected, undated

39        4          Sketch of Wolf, undated

37        10        Slides and negatives, undated

37        11        Speeches and talks, 1925-1939

37        12        Speeches and talks, 1940-1948

37        13        Speeches and talks, 1950-1959

38        1          Speeches and talks, 1960-1968

38        2          Speeches and talks, 1970-1972

38        3          Speeches and talks, undated

38        4          Speeches and talks – Eulogies and memorials, 1932-1969, undated

38        5          Travel diaries and related materials, 1951, undated

38        6          Travel diary, 1965

38        7          Travel itineraries, diaries, and correspondence, 1959

38        8          Travel memorabilia, 1913-1948

38        9          Travel memorabilia, 1953-1966, undated

38        10        Travel memorabilia from trip to Scotland, circa 1966

38        11        University of Pennsylvania Commencements booklet, conferring of honorary degree, May 1974

38        12        Wedding guest book, circa 1910

38        13        Wolf, Bessie Katzenberg, birth certificate (copy) and memorial service, 1953, 1973

38        14        Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, announcements, 1957, 1962

38        15        Young Men’s Hebrew Association (YMHA) – Invitations, reports, and “The Associate”, 1902-1922