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John B. Wolf papers

Identifier: 307

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence and materials regarding his trips to Europe. The collection does not contain materials relating to his teaching or research at the University of Minnesota.


  • 1950s-1960s


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the John B. Wolf papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Biographical Sketch of John B. Wolf (1907-1996)

John Baptist Wolf was born on July 16, 1907 in Ouray, Colorado. He earned his B.A. in 1929 and M.A. in 1930 from the University of Colorado and his Ph.D. in 1933 from the University of Minnesota. From 1934-1943, Dr. Wolf was an instructor of history at the University of Missouri. He joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1943 as a lecturer in history. He was promoted to associate professor in 1945 and professor in 1950. Dr. Wolf left the University in 1966 to become professor of history at the University of Illinois Chicago (1966-1974). Dr. Wolf's area of expertise was modern European history, specifically 17th century France. John Wolf died on April 22, 1996.


2 boxes (2.6 linear feet)


Collection contains the papers of John B. Wolf, professor of history at the University of Minnesota.

Source of acquisition

The collection was deposited in University Archives on July 22, 1981.

Related Materials in University of Minnesota Archives

Guy Stanton Ford papers

Processing Information

Collection has not been processed.

John B. Wolf papers, 1950s-1960s
Karen Spilman
April 2005
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