Holocaust-Era Assets

Art Provenance and Claims Research Project

Descriptive List of Key Records

O.S.S. Art Looting Reports

The OSS Art Looting Investigation Unit Final Report is available on
NARA Microfilm Publications M1782, Roll 1, and M1944, Roll 22.

  • Detailed Interrogation Reports, 1945–1946

    Description: This series consists of reports dealing with the activities of various agents employed by Hitler, Göring, and Rosenberg to acquire artworks for them in Axis-occupied countries. Includes correspondence from the Art Looting Investigation Unit (ALIU) regarding detailed and consolidated interrogation reports. Detailed Interrogation Report No. 8 on Kajetan Muehlmann was not issued. Detailed Interrogation Report No.14 on the activities of Maria Dietrich was planned. It was not issued, but a full accounting of her activities was incorporated into Consolidated Interrogation Report No. 4. Also, a Detailed Interrogation Report No. 15 on Rose Bauer, Muehlmann's secretary, was contemplated but not issued.

    • No. 1, Heinrich Hoffman, July 1945 (6 pp.)
    • No. 2, Ernst Buchner, July 1945 (34 pp.)
    • No. 3, Robert Scholz, August 1945 (5 pp.)
    • No. 4, Gustav Rochlitz, August 1945 (13 pp.)
    • No. 5, Gunther Schiedlausky, August 1945 (4 pp.)
    • No. 6, Bruno Lohse, August 1945 (15 pp.)
    • No. 7, Gisela Limberger, September 1945 (5 pp.)
    • No. 9, Walter Andreas Hofer, September 1945 (20 pp.)
    • No. 10, Karl Kress, August 1945 (3 pp.)
    • No. 11, Walter Bornheim, September 1945 (ca. 30 pp.)
    • No. 12, Herman Voss, September 1945 (28 pp.)
    • No. 13, Karl Haberstock, May 1946 (5 pp.)

    D.I.R.s are available on NARA Microfilm Publications M1782, Roll 1, and M1944, Roll 94.

  • Consolidated Interrogation Reports, 1945

    Description: This series consists of reports dealing with the art-looting activities of Göring and Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR), and with Hitler's Museum and Library in Linz. Subject indexes are included with the reports. Consolidated Interrogation Report No. 3 on German methods of acquisition was planned but not issued.

    • No. 1, Activity of The Einsatzstab Rosenberg in France, August 1945 (57 pp. and ca. 50 pp. of appendices)
    • No. 2, The Goering Collection, September 1945 (176 pp. and ca. 150 pp. of appendices)
    • No. 4, Linz: Hitler's Museum and Library, December 1945 (87 pp. and ca. 200 pp. of appendices)
    • No. 4, Linz: Hitler's Museum and Library, Supplement, January 1946 (21 pp.)

    C.I.R.s are available on NARA Microfilm Publications M1782, Roll 1, and M1944, Rolls 94–95 .

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