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Otto Wittmann papers relating to the Art Looting Investigation Unit of the United States Office of Strategic Services, 1933-2000, bulk 1945-1946

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Otto Wittmann papers relating to the Art Looting Investigation Unit of the United States Office of Strategic Services
Series II. Personal papers, 1933-1997 1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Series II.A. Personal files related to World War II, 1933-1946 0.83 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Otto Wittmann personal files related to World War II document his military service and the mission in Europe during his employment in the Stragetic Services Unit.
Arrangement
Series II.A. Papers related to World War II is divided into three groupings: General; Army records; Employment in the Strategic Services Unit.
General, 1933-1946
Box Folder
5 1 Resumes, 1944, 1946
5 2 Address books, 1933-1944, 1939, 1944
Army records, 1944-1952
Box Folder
5 3 Summary notes, undated
5 4-5 Appointment documents, 1942-1952
Employment in the Strategic Services Unit, 1946
Arrangement
Employment in the Strategic Services Unit is arranged into four groupings: General; Correspondence; Writings; Research files.
General, 1946
Box Folder
5 6 Summary notes, undated
5 7 Photograph, 1946
5 8-9 Appointment documents, 1946
5 10-11 Address books, 1946
5 12 Diary, 1946
5 13 Travel documentation, 1946
5 14 Brief dictionary of German intelligence and police terms, undated
5 15 Pay + tax, 1946
Correspondence, 1946
The files include letters sent to and/or received from George Baker, Avery B. Cohan, Harry Conover, A. S. Henraux, Lamont Moore, James S. Plaut, Paul J. Sachs and the following institutions: Department of State, War Department, Fogg Art Museum, National Gallery of Art, and diplomatic services in Europe.
Box Folder
5 16 1946 February-1946 May
5 17 1946 June
5 18 1946 July
5 19 1946 August
5 20 1946 September
5 21 1946 October-1946 November
5 22 Photocopies
Writings, 1946
Box Folder
6 1 Typescript, 1946
Typescript for article in Magazine of Art.
6 2 Detailed Interrogation Report: Hans Wendland, 1946 September 18
Authors: Otto Wittmann, Jr. for SSU and Bernard Taper for MFA&A.
6 3 Art Looting Investigation Unit: Final mission to Europe (10 June 1946-24 September 1946), 1946 October 14
Author: Otto Wittmann, Jr.
Research files, 1946
Box Folder
6 4-5 Background material to Wendland report, 1946
6 6 France and Germany, 1946
6 7-10 X2 Project (Orion), 1946


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