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Subseries 3.1 | A Finding Aid to the Walter Horn papers, 1908-1992, bulk 1943-1950

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3.1: Correspondence, 1943-1947, 1972-1989

Correspondence in this series relates specifically to Horn's work in the MFAA Section. There is a letter from Erwin Panofsky regarding Horn's decision to volunteer for the U.S. Army and several letters from Charles J. Kunzelman, a retired army colonel, who was interested in Horn's MFAA work and was trying to get Horn an award for his recovery efforts, particularly for the Crown Jewels of the Holy Roman Empire and a large cache of gold coins. There is one letter from the wife of Helmuth von Hummel. Helmuth was the secretary of SS official Martin Bormann, and Horn discovered the location of the missing gold coins by questioning his wife Edeltraut.

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