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Creator:
Myers, Denys Peter, 1916-2003  Search this
Names:
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section  Search this
Residenz zu Würzburg  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1951
Scope and Contents:
Administrative records pertaining to Denys Peter Myer's WWII service including war damage reports of the Wurzburg Residence in Germany that he was tasked to inspect, and seven essays written by Myers while at Columbia University on the subject of art history.
Biographical / Historical:
Denys Peter Myers (1916-2003) was an architectural historian in Washington, D.C. Myers served in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section in the U.S. Army during WWII. After the war, Myers completed a master's degree from Columbia University.
Provenance:
Donated 2017 by Pamela Scott, a friend of Denys Peter Myers.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Art treasures in war -- Germany  Search this
Cultural property -- Protection -- Europe -- History -- 20th century  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Europe  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.myerdeny
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-myerdeny