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Duilio Cambellotti, Sketch for wall decoration, Palazzo dell'Acquedotto Pugliese, Bari, 1931 c.


The Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Collection - Fondazione Regionale C. Colombo in Genoa – is among the founder members of AAA/Italia – Onlus, Contemporary Architectural Archives National Association, founded in 1999 to promote cooperation among various associations, private archives and scholars that are interested in the protection, conservation, development and improvement of the remarkable wealth of architectural archives in Italy.

The Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Collection is particularly interested in the architectural and decorative arts of the first half of the twentieth century and owns the archives of some Italian architects, certified by the Soprintendenza Archivistica per la Liguria on April 30th 1999:

75 plans for steamships and liners, 6 photo albums
Beniamino Bellati
2.408 drawings and diazos, 603 photos, various documents and publications
Umberto Bellotto
207 photographs
Attilio Calzavara
69 photos, 20 drawings, various documents and books
Duilio Cambellotti
3320 drawings for the decorations of the interior of the Palazzo dell'Acquedotto Pugliese, Bari and Palazzo della Prefettura, Ragusa
Luigi Carugati
69 fotografie, 5 disegni
Giacomo Cometti
3.165 drawings, 807 photos, 62 plaster moulds, various documents and publications –cataloguing in progress
Renato Corte
137 drawings, 2 publications, various sketches and documents
Giuseppe Crosa di Vergagni
6.000 drawings and diazos, various documents, photos, periodicals and books
Pietro e Alfredo Fineschi
946 drawings and diazos, various documents, photos, books and periodicals
Eugenio Fuselli
11 folders containing documents, 23 photographic plates and diazos, 20 envelopes containing photos, 49 writings, 64 volumes
Demetrio Ghiringhelli
20 photos, 2 albums with tempera plates, 10 drawings, 1 painting, 8 cartoons, 9 stencils, various documents
Agostino Jaccuzzi
462 photos, 50 drawings, various documents and publications
MITA (Manifattura Italiana Tappeti Artistici)
drawings for carpets, tapestries and textiles – including prototypes and samples – by different artists and designers (Marco Biassoni, Rocco Borella, Aldo Bosco, Paolo Buffa, Tomaso Buzzi, Antonia Campi, Eugenio Carmi, Enrico Ciuti, Flavio Costantini, Fortunato Depero, Francesco Di Cocco, Giorgio Host Ivessich, Johannes Kopetzky Follner, Mario Labò, Emilio Lancia, Leo Lionni, Franca Luccardi, Emanuele Luzzati, Herta Ottolenghi Wedekind, Riccardo Manzi, Arturo Martini, Enrico Paulucci, Arnaldo and Giò Pomodoro, Alberto Ponis, Mario Alberto Ponis, Gio Ponti, Dino Predonzani, Gustavo Pulitzer, Emanuele Rambaldi, Elio Randazzo, Paolo Stamaty Rodocanachi, Oscar and Fausto Saccorotti, Emilio Scanavino, Mario Sironi, Giovanni Solari, Ettore Sottsass Jr., Corinne Steinrisser, Luigi Vietti, Gigiotti Zanini), photos, documents, periodicals and books, plans of the factory by the architect Luigi Carlo Daneri, – cataloguing in progress (Ponis family, Genoa-Rome, on long term loan to The Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Collection)
Officine Elettriche Genovesi
68 street lamp drawings, 48 city lighting and tramway network plans, various documents
Leonardo Paterna Baldizzi
29 photos, 2 drawings
Giuseppe Rosso
5 folders containing academic drawings
Alberto Salietti
22 cartoons, 17 diplomas, 6 drawings, 1 plaster model, 5 periodicals
Giulio Zappa
157 photos, various documents (Enrico Albisetti, Genova, on long term loan to The Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Collection)

Other archives:

L'Azione Coloniale, periodical published in Rome and Venice between 1931 and 1944,
5.536 photos, 191 newspaper copies, 6.418 newspaper clippings, 44 documents
Amministrazione Mackenzie
various photos and documents
Raffaello Riccardi
30 reports, 15 envelopes containing reports, 300 letters, 8 newspaper clippings, 8 publications

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