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Eleanor Wolf Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 10-12
Identifier: LP000908
The papers of Ms. Wolf consist of several programs containing speeches of Walter Reuther plus clippings and correspondence relating to the Walter Reuther Youth Center in Israel. Other material includes bulletins and newsletters relating to the Bagley Community Council, a neighborhood organization in Northwest Detroit active in community affairs in the mid sixties. Also included is a page of minutes of a meeting of the Wayne State Chapter of the American Student Union held in January of 1938.


  • 1961 - 1965


Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.


.75 Linear Feet (3 folders)


Eleanor Wolf taught in the Sociology Department at Wayne State University until she retired as Professor Emerita in the mid 1980s. Her papers reflect her wide interests in community and student affairs.


Eleanor Paperno Wolf was born in 1917. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Wayne State University; and subsequently received a Ph.D degree in Sociology from Wayne State in 1959. Ms. Wolf taught in the Sociology Department at Wayne State until she retired as Professor Emerita in the mid 1980's.


Material arranged in 3 folders.


The papers of Eleanor Wolf were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in January of 1979, May of 1983, May of 1984, October of 1984, and February of 1986, and were opened for research in May of 1989.


One folder of vertical file material plus a file of the Illustrated News received with this collection are available in the Archives Library. A membership pin of the American Student Union has been placed in the Archives Audiovisual Collection.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in May, 1989.
Guide to the Eleanor Wolf Papers
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA