Denys Peter Myers papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.myerdeny
Creators:
Myers, Denys Peter, 1916-2003
Dates:
1945-1951
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Administrative records pertaining to Denys Peter Myer's WWII service including war damage reports of the Wurzburg Residence in Germany that he was tasked to inspect, and seven essays written by Myers while at Columbia University on the subject of art history.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Denys Peter Myers (1916-2003) was an architectural historian in Washington, D.C. Myers served in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section in the U.S. Army during WWII. After the war, Myers completed a master's degree from Columbia University.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2017 by Pamela Scott, a friend of Denys Peter Myers.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art treasures in war -- Germany Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cultural property -- Protection -- Europe -- History -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Europe Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Residenz zu Würzburg Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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