Skip to main content

Investigation report on the recovery of the "gold treasure of Kremsmünster", 1946 May 11

Investigation report on the recovery of the "gold treasure of Kremsmünster", 1946 May 11

Horn, Walter William, 1908-1995

Item Information

Title: Investigation report on the recovery of the "gold treasure of Kremsmünster"

Date: 1946 May 11

Physical Details: Note : 18 p. : typescript ; 27 x 21 cm.

Description: Typed heading: Headquarters; Office of Military Government for Germany (US); Economics Division; Restitution Control Branch; MFA&A Section.

Report by Horn on the recovery of a collection of gold coins removed from the mines at Altaussee by Dr. Helmut Von Hummel.

Page 5 is a photocopy.

Enclosed are two typewritten copies of related documents, a memo by 1st Lieutenant Frederick Hartt dated 11 Octover 1945, and a statement from Archbishop Andr. Rohracher of Salzburg dated 24 April 1946.

Creator: Horn, Walter William, 1908-1995

Forms part of: Walter Horn papers, 1908-1992, bulk 1943-1950

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Investigation report on the recovery of the "gold treasure of Kremsmünster", 1946 May 11. Walter Horn papers, 1908-1992, bulk 1943-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16610