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Transcript of Hitler's orders to the Rosenberg Taskforce to seize cultural goods of value, translated from German to English, 1940 and 1942

Transcript of Hitler's orders to the Rosenberg Taskforce to seize cultural goods of value, translated from German to English, 1940 and 1942

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Title: Transcript of Hitler's orders to the Rosenberg Taskforce to seize cultural goods of value, translated from German to English

Date: 1940 and 1942

Physical Details: Memorandum : 1 p. : typescript ; 27 x 21 cm.

Description: Orders authorizing Alfred Rosenberg and his Reichsleiter Rosenberg Taskforce to "search libraries, archives, lodges and other philosophical and cultural institutions of all kinds for appropriate material and to seize such material."

Separate dates given on each of the two pages; page 1, 1940 September 17; page 2, 1942 September 30.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Transcript of Hitler's orders to the Rosenberg Taskforce to seize cultural goods of value, translated from German to English, 1940 and 1942. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16193