Skip to main content

Series 3 | A Finding Aid to the James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950

James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.

Series 3: Writings, circa 1946-1950
0.8 linear feet
Box 1

There are three drafts of Rorimer's book
Survival: The Salvage and Protection of Art in War
, which was originally titled and referred to in these versions as
Safe-Keeping
. The earliest draft is mostly handwritten, the later draft is a mixture of typed and handwritten pages, the third draft is a typescript of the manuscript. There is also one folder of revisions for the earliest draft.
Writings are grouped together according to the manuscript draft with the handwritten draft first, then the second draft, and the typescript draft at the end.

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.