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Series 3 | A Finding Aid to the Walter Horn papers, 1908-1992, bulk 1943-1950

Walter Horn papers, 1908-1992, bulk 1943-1950

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Series 3: U. S. Army Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives Section Files , circa 1938-1989
0.6 Linear Feet
Box 2-4, OV 5-6

Documentation of Walter Horn's World War II service during and immediately following World War II in U.S. Army Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives Section is found in this file. There are official Army reports and publications, interrogation and looting reports and inventories, scattered correspondence, printed materials, and a few photographs.
This series is arranged as 6 subseries:
  • 3.1: Correspondence, 1943-1947, 1972-1989
  • 3.2: Writings, circa 1945-1983
  • 3.3: Army Documents, 1943-1952, 1983
  • 3.4: Art Looting and Interrogation Reports, 1945-1946
  • 3.5: Printed Materials, circa 1938-1949, 1975-1983
  • 3.6: Photographs, 1945-1946
3.1: Correspondence, 1943-1947, 1972-1989
DescriptionContainer
Board of Correction of Military Records, circa 1980
2
33
Buhler, Albert, 1972-1975
2
34
Fries, Liselotte, 1946
2
35
Kunzelman, Charles J. , 1980
2
36
Kunzelman, Charles J. , 1984
2
37
Odegaard, Charles E. , circa 1945
2
38
Panofsky, Erwin, 1943
2
39
Potok, Isidor, circa 1945
2
40
Scheidler, Iris, 1947
2
41
von Hummel, Helmuth and Edeltraut, 1946
2
42
Watson, Peter, 1989
2
43
Crown Jewels: Later Inquiries, 1976-1980
2
44
Oversized Newsclippings, 1972-1975
OV 5
3
3.2: Writings, circa 1945-1983
DescriptionContainer
Miscellaneous Monuments Men Notes, circa 1945-1974
2
45
"War's Toll on Italian Art", circa 1950
2
46
"Nazi Art", circa 1950-circa 1980
2
47
Restitution Activities, circa 1950-circa 1960
2
48
"Wiesbaden Manifesto", 1950s
2
49
"The Finding of the Crown Jewels", 1965
2
50
"Recovery of Missing Crown Jewels" , 1983
2
51
3.3: Army Documents, 1943-1952, 1983
DescriptionContainer
Army Directives, 1943-1946
2
52
Appointments and Promotions, 1943-1952
2
53
Certificates, 1944-1950
2
54
Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1945
2
55
Weisbaden Manifesto Protesting Removal of German-Owned Art to America, 1945
2
56
Receipts and Documents about Transporting Art, 1945-1946
2
57
Inventory of Missing Gold Coins for the Linz Museum, 1946
2
58
Organized Reserve Corps Documents, 1947-1951
2
59
Army Directory, 1948
2
60
Forms and Questionnaires, 1950-1951
2
61
Transcripts of interviews with Konrad Fries and Heinz Schmeissner, 1983
2
62
Oversized Reserve Officer Questionnaire, 1951
OV 5
4
3.4: Art Looting Investigation and Interrogation Reports, 1945-1946
DescriptionContainer
"Collection of German Letters and Memoranda Pertaining to Confiscation of European Art Treasures", 1945
2
63
Dreykorn Report, "History of the Imperial Crown Jewels", 1945
2
64
Horn's Report on the Crown Jewels Investigation and Recovery, 1945
2
65
Illegal Transfer of Art Works from the Collection of Willi Sachs, 1945
2
66
War Room Publication: AMT III RSHA and the S.D. in Germany, 1945
2
67
Arrest Reports, 1945
2
68
Interrogation Reports by Lieutenant Hill, 1945
2
69
Interrogation Reports 7-9, 16, 1945
2
70
Interrogation Report about Wilfrid Kochert, circa 1945
2
71
Interrogation Reports, 1945-1946
2
72
Gold Treasure of Kremsmunster Report, 1946
2
73
Summary of Investigation of the Coin Collection , 1946
2
74
"A Trip to Ghetto Theresienstadt", circa 1946
2
75
"Das Schickel der Kulturgutbergung in den osterreichischen Salinen im Weltkrieg 1939-1945", circa 1946
2
76
3.5: Printed Materials, circa 1938-1949, 1975-1983
DescriptionContainer
Das Reichs Kleinodien, circa 1938
2
77
Commemorative Poster for the Return of the Holy Hand of St. Stephen, 1945
2
78
Articles and News Clippings, circa 1945
2
79
Articles and News Clippings, 1946
2
80
Articles and News Clippings, 1947-1948
2
81
Articles and News Clippings, 1949, 1975-1983
2
82
Oversized Publication and Images of the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire, circa 1938
4
8
Oversized Commemorative Poster for the Return of the Holy Hand of St. Stephen, 1945
OV 5
5
Oversized Newspaper, 1946
OV 6
1
Oversized Articles and News Clippings, 1947-1948
OV 6
2
Oversized Articles and News Clippings, 1949, 1983
OV 6
3
3.6: Photographs, 1945-1946
DescriptionContainer
Unidentified Soldiers with Box of Recovered Loot, circa 1945
2
83
Unidentified Couple, circa 1945
2
84
Helmuth and Edeltraut von Hummel, 1946
2
85
Crown Jewels of Hungary, circa 1946
2
86

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