Physical Details: Manuscript : 500 p. : handwritten ; 32 x 20 cm.
Creator: James J. (James Joseph) Rorimer (1905-1966)
Description: Date based on the publication date of Rorimer's memoir.
Rorimer describes his time serving with the Monuments Men in Europe during and after World War II.
Manuscript contains a mixture of handwritten and typed pages along with documents used for reference, and is approximately 500 pages. Due to the length and the fragility of the original documents, only selected portions have been scanned.
Forms part of: James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: James Rorimer's early draft of his memoir Survival: the salvage and protection of art in war, not after 1950. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 16200
- Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section
- Rorimer, James J. (James Joseph)
- World War, 1939-1945
- World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war