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Charles Maurice Fleischner papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1466

Scope and Contents

The Charles Maurice Fleischner Papers consist of correspondence, reports, writings, and printed material which document Charles Fleischner's friendship with Henri and Marguerite Focillon and his work as deputy chief of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section of the Office of the Military Government for Germany (U.S.). Included in the correspondence of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section are exchanges with Louis Bancel LaFarge and Lamont Moore.

Fleischner donated his papers to the Yale University Library between 1986 and 1988.

Dates

  • 1935-1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Charles M. Fleischner, 1986-1988.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1466

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, printed material, and newspaper clippings documenting Charles Fleischner's work as deputy chief of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section during the United States occupation of Germany. Also included is correspondence with Henri and Marguerite Focillon.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Maurice Fleischner, 1901-

Charles Maurice Fleischner was born in West Somerville, Massachusetts, on June 12, 1901 and graduated from Yale Collge in 1923. In the 1930s he worked with the Yale University Press and The Yale Review and studied art history and classical Chinese as a graduate student at Yale. He received his M.A. degree in 1940.

During World War II Fleischner served in the United States Navy. Following the war he went to Berlin as deputy chief of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section of the Office of the Military Government for Germany (U.S.). His work involved the restitution of paintings, sculpture, and other works of art to their country of origin.
Title
Guide to the Charles Maurice Fleischner Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Diane E. Kaplan
Date
March 1988
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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