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Andrew Carnduff Ritchie papers, 1907-1983

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1907-1978
0.5 Linear feet
Box 1, OV 11

Biographical materials include birth certificates, passports, academic records, biographical profiles, awards, resumes, obituaries, and honorary degrees. There are files documenting Andrew Ritchie's military service after World War II as part of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (MFAA) section of the U.S. Army, and two files concerning the protection of artwork in the U.S. Found within the MFAA files are correspondence, army forms and reports, photographs of paintings looted from Holland, and awards. There is also a folder of biographical material on his wife, Jane Ritchie.
This series is arranged chronologically. The MFAA material is grouped separately after the other biographical folders.
Description Container Select
Certificates, 1907-1972
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1
Army Forms and Certificates, 1935-1938
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2
"Academic Record of Andrew C. Ritchie", circa 1938
1
3
Drawings and Sketches by Unidentified Artist, circa 1945-circa 1957
1
4
Passport, 1953-1957
1
5
Biographical Profiles, circa 1956-1972
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6
Federal Aviation Agency Plaque for Distinguished Service, circa 1965
1
7
Royal College of Arts Honorary Doctorate, 1970
Oversized material housed in OV 11.
1
8
Obituaries, 1978
1
9
Jane Ritchie Biographical Material, 1930-1978
1
10
Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section
Fogg Conference on Emergency Protection of Artwork, 1939-1942
1
11
Frick Collection Orders for Protecting Art, 1942
1
12
Correspondence and Clippings about Bomb Damage and Looting in Italy, 1943-1944
1
13
Inventory of Austrian Art at Munich Central Collecting Point, 1945
1
14
Memorandums and Documents on "Recovery of Art After WWII", 1946
1
15
Reports and Lectures of Art Restitution, 1946-1948
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16
Photographs of Habsburg Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire at Munich, 1945
1
17
Photographs of MFAA Soldiers Recovery of Madonna and Child, 1945
1
18
Photographs of Art Recovery and Collecting Points, circa 1945
Includes 1 photograph of the Ghent Altarpiece on display at unidentified location, probably a museum.
1
19
Order of Orange-Nassau from Netherlands, 1947
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20
French Legion of Honor, 1947
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21
German Order of Merit, 1957-1971
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22
Oversized Honorary Doctorate from Box 1, Folder 8, 1970
OV 11

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