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Denys Peter Myers papers, 1945-1951

Myers, Denys Peter, 1916-2003

Architectural historian

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: 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 Note

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.

Provenance

Donated 2017 by Pamela Scott, a friend of Denys Peter Myers.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Denys Peter Myers papers, 1945-1951. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.