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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:
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973
Dates:
1941-1945
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0553
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 442 copy photographs including color dye coupler photo transparencies and silver gelatin photo-negatives which document U.S. Navy aircraft and aviation activities during World War II. They include aerial combat, aircraft carrier landings and takeoffs, bombings, explosions, flights, and signal exchanges. Aircraft shown in...

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Creators:
Altoon, John, 1925-
Dates:
circa 1940-1969
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.altojohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Over 300 pencil and pencil and ink drawings, circa 1950s-1960s, mostly contained in sketchbooks and tablets, as well as numerous loose sketches and several mixed-media works on board. Also found are Altoon's letters and a ship's log dating from his years of WWII Navy service in the Pacific.

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Creators:
Bohrod, Aaron
Dates:
1507-1994
bulk circa 1930-1994
Size:
17.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bohraaro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Wisconsin painter, ceramicist, and educator Aaron Bohrod measure 17.8 linear feet and date from 1507 to 1994 with the bulk of the collection dating from circa 1930 to 1994. The collection documents his career through biographical material, correspondence, gallery files, personal business records, writings, printed material, seven scrapbooks, photographs, and artwork.

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Creators:
Staley, George E.
Dates:
1945
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1996.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the 22 color slides taken by Staley during his stay in Tinian. The images are of Tinian and units stationed there, including aircraft of the 509th Composite Group, the 6th Bomb Group, and the 504th Bomb Group. A few slides show 'Enola Gay' and her crew (with Colonel Paul Tibbets), and scenes of men celebrating the 'Enola...

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Creators:
Cummings, Willard Warren, 1915-1975
Dates:
1911-1997
bulk 1930-1975
Size:
19.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cummwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and co-founder of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Willard Warren Cummings measure 19.3 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1997 with the bulk of the papers dating from 1930 to 1975. The collection documents Cummings's career as an artist through biographical material, correspondence, writings, printed materials, scrapbooks, artwork, and photographic material.

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Creators:
Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), 1907-2006
Dates:
1922-1981
bulk 1950-1976
Size:
5.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.faislane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and Monuments Man S. Lane Faison measure 5.1 linear feet and date from 1922 to 1981, bulk from 1950-1976. Faison was an art history professor at Williams College, Massachusetts and, during World War II, he was a member of the Art Looting Intelligence Unit (ALIU) of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services. The collection includes scattered correspondence; writings; teaching files; subject files on exhibitions and projects; artists files; and printed materials. There are two folders of documents and photographs related to Faison's World War II work in the U.S. Art Looting Intelligence Unit.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2011
Collection ID:
Accession 11-255
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Provenance in the World War II Era, 1933-1945" website, maintained by the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, as it existed on June 22, 2011. The website both provides and seeks information about World War II era collections. It provides access to searchable databases as well as resource...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 16-265
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Provenance in the World War II Era, 1933-1945" website as it existed on March 9, 2016. The website both provides and seeks information about World War II era collections. It provides access to searchable databases as well as resources about cultural property provenance research. Object data is not included ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture
Dates:
2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-130
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "Provenance in the World War II Era, 1933-1945" website as it existed on January 24, 2014. The website both provides and seeks information about World War II era collections. It provides access to searchable databases as well as resources about cultural property provenance research. Object data is not included ...

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