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Creators:
Myers, Denys Peter, 1916-2003
Dates:
1945-1951
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.myerdeny
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Creators:
Moore, Lamont
Dates:
1983 October 11/
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.moorlamo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A tape recording of a lecture delivered by Lamont Moore entitled "Salt Mines and Castles" and 51 accompanying slides. Moore speaks of the history of the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Historic Monuments in War Areas, and its efforts toward recovery of art looted during World War II. The lecture was given at the Belmont Memori...

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Creators:
Grier, Harry D. M., 1914-1972
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 Apr. 21-June 11
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording (4 hours 30 min.), 7 in.)
70 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.grier70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Harry Dobson Miller Grier conducted 1970 Apr. 21-June 11, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph), 1905-1966
Dates:
1921-1982
bulk 1943-1950
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rorijame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator and museum director James J. Rorimer measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1921 to 1982, with the bulk from 1943-1950. The papers include documentation of James J. Rorimer's World War II service in the Monuments, Fine Art and Archives Section of the U.S. Army and his activities protecting historic and cultural sites from bombing, and locating and recovering art work and cultural icons stolen by the Nazis. Found within the papers are scattered biographical materials and correspondence, writings include draft versions of Rorimer's book Safe-Keeping or Survival: The Salvage and Protection of Art in War, financial records, photographic materials including a photo album containing photographs of European art work and cultural sites where Rorimer worked, newsclippings and additional printed materials, and one scrapbook of clippings dating from World War II.

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Creators:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994
Dates:
1932-1984
Size:
4.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.howethom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Thomas Carr Howe papers measure 4.4 linear feet and date from 1932 to 1984. Howe was director of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco for nearly 40 years, and he served as one of the Monuments Men in the Monuments, Fine Art and Archives (MFAA) Section of the U.S. Army during World War II. The collection documents Howe's MFAA work in Germany and Austria locating and recovering cultural artifacts and artwork stolen by the Nazis. There is significant correspondence with friends and colleagues, as well as fellow Monuments Men such as Samson Lane Faison, Edith Standen, and George Stout. The papers also includes reports, inventories of stolen artwork, maps, annotated photographs, a scrapbook, and photographs. The papers also document Howe's later work at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor.

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Creators:
Ritchie, Andrew Carnduff
Dates:
1907-1983
Size:
10.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ritcandr2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of museum director, professor, writer, and post-World War II Monuments Men Andrew Carnduff Ritchie measure 10.3 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1983. Found within the papers are biographical material, including materials and photographs concerning his military service in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section of the U.S. Army; correspondence, including letters from numerous artists; writings; committee and organization files; exhibition and project files, teaching files; printed material; and photographs, including portrait images of Ritchie taken by Hans Namuth.

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Creators:
Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), 1907-2006
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 December 14
Size:
4 Items (Audio excerpts: 4 sound files (3 min., 46 sec.), digital)
96 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.faison81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of S. Lane Faison conducted 1981 December 14, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Kadish, Reuben, 1913-1992
Polcari, Stephen
Dates:
1992 Apr. 15
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
40 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kadish92
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Reuben Kadish conducted 1992 Apr. 15, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art. Kadish discusses designing murals for the WPA in the 1930s; working as an artist in the South Pacific for the U.S. Army during World War II; the N.Y. art scene in the 1940s; and his views on government support of the arts and on art censorshi...

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Creators:
Gilmore, John, 1910-1997
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1991 Sept. 5
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
21 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gilmor91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with John Gilmore conducted 1991 Sept. 5, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Garabedian, Charles
Ayres, Anne, 1936-
Dates:
2003 Aug. 21-22
Size:
4 Sound cassettes (Sound recording, master (3 hrs., 50 min.), analog)
57 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.garabe03
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Garabedian conducted 2003 Aug. 21 and 22, by Anne Ayres, for the Archives of American Art, in Garbedian's studio, in Santa Monica, Calif.

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