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Records of the Office of the Chief of Counsel for the Prosecution of Axis Criminality Yields New Hildebrand Gurlitt Information
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher. During the past several weeks there has been international interest in the revelations about some 1,400 works of art, some allegedly acquired from looted Jewish collections, found in a Munich, Germany apartment. Most, if not all, of the works found in Cornelius Gurlitt’s apartment had previously been in […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on December 3, 2013, under Reference.
The Know Your Records series aims to inform our readers of the types of records in our holdings, the information found in those record types, and the process by which researchers can request/get access to these records. Know Your Records: U.S. Navy Muster Rolls/Personnel Diaries U.S. Navy muster rolls and personnel diaries are among the […]
Posted by Onaona on December 2, 2013, under Archives II, Know Your Records, Military Records, Policy and Procedures, Reference, The Process.
Today’s post is written by Kylene Woods, a processing archivist at Archives II in College Park. You are interested in knowing more about the army unit your grandfather served with during World War II. Grandpa Jim served with the 1884th Engineer Aviation Battalion, and you want to know more about the type of work the […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on November 15, 2013, under Know Your Records, Military Records, Reference.
Know Your Records: U.S. Navy Deck Logs U.S. Navy deck logs and muster rolls are among the most popular U.S. Navy records in our holdings. Archivists here at Archives II frequently consult these records to answer researcher requests. Considering their popularity, we thought it might be helpful to dive a little deeper [pun intended!] into […]
Posted by Onaona on November 1, 2013, under Archives II, Know Your Records, Military Records, Reference, The Process.
Today’s post is the first part of a two-part story told to us by Dr. Greg Bradsher. Look for part two next week! In early July 1857, Captain John W. Phelps, commanding officer of Battery B, 4th Regiment of Artillery, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, was acquiring horses for his battery for its planned expedition […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on October 23, 2013, under History, Military Records, Reference.