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Description
The National Archives have a complete online catalogue and an informative series of leaflets on its holdings. The Foreign Office (FO) division, for example, has records concerning the Control Commission for Germany which was responsible for the recovery and restitution of art found within the British zone of the Allied Occupation. 

The Central Registry has set out below a listing of all relevant files in the National Archives which have information relating to looting and restitution.  These fall under the following government departments or headings:
1.  British Council
2.  Cabinet Office
3.  Colonial Office
4.  Foreign Office
5.  Government Communications Headquarters
6.  Ministry of Education
7.  Private Papers
8.  Treasury
9.  War Office

The Central Registry has also compiled a finding aid containing details of the contents of each file marked with a star * below.   Click here for the finding aid.  

1. British Council (BW)

 BW 2 - Registered Files, GB Series, 1942-1986
 · Folder 305 to 311 - Conference of Allied Ministers of Education: agenda and minutes (also Vaucher Commission) 1942-1945

 BW 74 - Conference of Allied Ministers of Education:
· Folder 1 - Minutes and Papers 1942-1945
· Folder 2 - Executive Bureau: minutes 1943-1945
· Folder 3 - Books and Periodicals Commission: minutes and papers, with index of papers 1942 Jan 01 - 1945 Dec 31

2. Cabinet Office (CAB)

CAB 21 - Cabinet Office and predecessors: Registred Files (1916 to 1965) 1916-1973
· Folder 3871 - Protection of monuments and works of art in territories entered by the forces of the United Nations (UN) 1943 Aug - 1955 Oct

CAB 103 - Cabinet Office and predecessors: Registred Files (HS and other series) 1906 -1982
· Folder 474 - Arrangements for exchange of information with Professor Paul Vaucher of (France), 1946 Aug-1948 Aug

CAB 118 - War Cabinet and Cabinet: Various Ministers: Privat Office Files
· Folder 9 - Deputation by and correspondence from the amenities group of the House of Commons on the protection of historic buildings and works of art, 1943-1944

3. Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies (CO)

CO 927 - Research Department: Original Correspondence 1944-1962
· Folder 32/5 - Malta: preservation of Megalithic Temples at Tarxien; Works of Art in Malta: Losses and Survivals in the War, 1946-1947

4.  Foreign Office (FO)

FO 115 - Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulates, United States of America: General Correspondence 1791-1967
· Folder 4285* - British Embassy, Washington. File No. 4200 (1-50). Safehaven - Disposal of Enemy Property. (“Weeded”)

FO 118 - Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulates, Argentine Republic (formerly United Provinces of the Rio de la Plata): General Correspondence 1820-1965
· Folder 717* - British Embassy, Buenos Aires, No. 498. War - Enemy Agents
· Folder 759* - British Embassy, Buenos Aires, No. 580. War Criminals. 1947

FO 128 - Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulates, Brazil: General
Correspondence 1821-1956
· Folder 395* - British Embassy, Rio de Janeiro, No. 227, 1941. Enemy Activities: Individuals
· Folder 463* - British Embassy, Rio de Janeiro, No. 170. Political Exiles in Brazil

FO 170 - Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulate, Italy and predecessor States: General Correspondence
· Folder 1201 - Economic Advisers Office: restitution to Italy of property removed by the Germans 1947

FO 195 - Foreign Office: Embassy and Consulates, Turkey (formerly Ottoman Empire): General Correspondence 1808-1962
· Folder 2488 - Looted property: works of art 1945

FO 366 - Foreign Office and Diplomatic Service Administration Office: Chief Clerk's Department and successors: Records 1719-1967

FO 370 - Foreign Office: Library and the Research Department: General Correspondence from 1906
· Folder 1257 - Rome: British School of Art (Valle Giula) 1942
· Folder 784 - Prague - proposed school of art near 1943
· Folder 1315* - German looting of works of art 1946
· Folder 1666 - Transfer to German Political Department of responsibility for restitution and allied questions 1948

FO 371 - Foreign Office: Political Department: General Correspondence from 1906-1966, Political: Economic and Reconstruction: Reparation and Restitution
· Folder 24037 - Protection of works of art in time of war 1939
· Folder 24526* - Political. Central. Spain. Files 3049-6606, 1940
· Folder 25710* - Reports on political situation in Argentina 1941
· Folder 26464 - Sale of Belgian and Dutch works of art by Germans 1941
· Folder 30949 - Confiscation of property in Germany and occupied territory 1942 1942
· Folder 32221 - Proposed Inter-Allied declaration against Axis looting in occupied territory 1942
· Folder 32223* - Restitution of works of art from enemy-occupied countries 1942
· Folder 35451 - Protection of works of art in Europe 1943
· Folders 36363 to 36372 - Inter-Allied Declaration against Axis plundering of occupied territory 1943
· Folder 36368
· Folder 36422* - General, 1943, Censorship File
· Folder 39231 - United States draft directive on control of works of art and monuments 1944
· Folder 40681 - Protection of monuments and works of art 1944
· Folder 40682 - Protection of monuments and works of art 1944
· Folder 40683 - Protection of monuments and works of art 1944
· Folder 40592 - Reparation and restitution 1944
· Folder 40995* - Restitution of looted property: control of war criminals 1944
· Folder 40996* - Restitution of looted property: control of war criminals 1944
· Folder 40997* - Restitution of looted property: control of war criminals 1944
· Folder 40998* - Restitution of looted property: control of war criminals 1944
· Folder 40999* - Restitution of looted property: control of war criminals 1944
· Folder 41000* - Restitution of looted property: control of war criminals 1944
· Folder 41001* - Works of Art: preservation and restitution of 1944
· Folder 41002 - Discussions on restitution and reparation 1944
· Folder 41003 - Discussions on restitution and reparation 1944
· Folder 41004 - Discussions on restitution and reparation 1944
· Folder 41005 - Restitution of property to victims of racial persecution 1944
· Folder 42246 - Ordinance relating to restitution of rights and properties 1944
· Folder 45231 - Safehaven approach to Government of Afghanistan 1945
· Folder 45742 - Control of imports of works of art 1945
· Folder 45750* - German Assets in Neutral Countries
· Folder 45751* - German Assets in Neutral Countries
· Folder 45758 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission 1945
· Folder 45759 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45760 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45761 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45762 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45763 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45764 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45765 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45766 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45767 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45768 - Economic obligations to be imposed on Germany: Restitution Commission: disarmament of German war potential: industrial disarmament of Germany 1945
· Folder 45769* - Restitution and replacement of works of art: looted works of art 1945
· Folder 45770* - Restitution and replacement of works of art: looted works of art 1945
· Folder 45771* - Restitution and replacement of works of art: looted works of art 1945
· Folder 45788 - Allied Reparation Commission in Moscow: Polish-Soviet agreement on reparation: reparation and restitution for stateless persons 1945
· Folder 45791 - Allied Reparation Commission in Moscow: interim restitution deliveries 1945
· Folder 45792 - Allied Reparation Commission in Moscow: interim restitution deliveries 1945
· Folder 45793 - Interim restitution deliveries: reparation claims 1945
· Folder 45794 - Interim restitution deliveries: reparation claims 1945
· Folder 45795 - Interim restitution deliveries: reparation claims: definition of restitution: British and United States policies on restitution and exports from Germany 1945
· Folder 45796 - Reparation claims: Reparation Conference at Paris: interim restitution deliveries 1945
· Folder 45799 - Inter-Allied Reparations Agency: Paris Conference on reparations: reparations claims: interim restitution programme 1945
· Folder 45800 - Paris Reparation Conference: definition of restitution: reparation for stateless persons: reparation claims 1945
· Folder 45801 - Paris Reparation Conference: interim restitution programme: reparation claims 1945
· Folder 45802 - Paris Reparation Conference: reparation for stateless persons: definition of restitution 1945
· Folder 45803 - Paris Reparation Conference: reparation for stateless persons: definition of restitution: reparation claims 1945
· Folder 45805 - Paris Reparation Conference: definition of restitution: reparation claims and quotas: minutes of 14th meeting of Control Council held in Berlin 1945
· Folder 45806 - Austrian reparations and restitution: Potsdam decisions 1945
· Folder 45810 - Soviet propaganda for dealing with restitution problems 1945
· Folder 45812* - Safehaven (German assets abroad): Allied economic policy: blocking of funds of Germany and her satellites 1945
· Folder 45813* - Safehaven (German assets abroad): Allied economic policy: blocking of funds of Germany and her satellites 1945
· Folder 45814* - Safehaven (German assets abroad): Allied economic policy: blocking of funds of Germany and her satellites 1945
· Folder 45815* - Safehaven (German assets abroad): Allied economic policy: blocking of funds of Germany and her satellites 1945
· Folder 45809 - Carpet suspected of being stolen in France or looted by Germans in possession of New Scotland Yard 1945
· Folder 45822* - Property and material looted from Poland 1945
· Folder 46818 - Protection of foreign interests in Germany: Baron Von de Heydt's collection of Chinese sculpture 1945
· Folder 46643 - Protection of works of art and monuments in Vienna 1945
· Folder 46881* - Restitution of national and private objects of artistic and historic etc. value apparently looted from enemy occupied territories 1945
· Folder 47219 - Paris Reparation Conference: restitution of Czechoslovak property 1945
· Folder 47145 - Decree on the restitution of legal order published on 14 November 1944: decree on administration of property of 19 May
· Folder 48020 - Anglo-United States-Swedish Commercial Agreement: Anglo-Swedish Monetary Agreement: Anglo-United States-Swedish negotiations: Safehaven negotiations 1945
· Folder 48021 - Anglo-United States-Swedish Commercial Agreement: Anglo-Swedish Monetary Agreement: Anglo-United States-Swedish negotiations: Safehaven negotiations 1945
· Folder 49196 - Custody of British works of art sent to France in 1940 1945
· Folder 49438 - Protection of museums and art treasures at Leiden during military operations 1945
· Folder 49678 - Swiss transit traffic: Anglo-United States-Swiss-French economic relations: allied policy towards Switzerland: supplies for Switzerland 1945
· Folder 49682 - Investigation of enemy assets in Switzerland 1945
· Folder 49710 - German assets in Switzerland 1945
· Folder 53104* - Restitution of looted works of art 1946
· Folder 53105* - Restitution of looted works of art 1946
· Folder 53140 - Definition of restitution: claims to restitution by ex-German occupied countries: restitution progress report 1946
· Folder 53141 - Definition of restitution: claims to restitution by ex-German occupied countries: restitution progress report 1946
· Folder 53142 - Definition of restitution: claims to restitution by ex-German occupied countries: restitution progress report 1946
· Folder 53143 - Definition of restitution: claims to restitution by ex-German occupied countries: restitution progress report 1946
· Folder 53144 - Definition of restitution: claims to restitution by ex-German occupied countries: restitution progress report 1946
· Folder 53145 - Definition of restitution: claims to restitution by ex-German occupied countries: restitution progress report 1946
· Folder 53146 - Disposal of captured enemy war material: restitution of Hungarian property 1946
· Folder 53147 - Disposal of captured enemy war material: restitution of Hungarian property 1946
· Folder 53148 - Disposal of captured enemy war material: restitution of Hungarian property 1946
· Folder 53156 - Polish restitution mission 1946
· Folder 54164 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54165 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54166 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54167 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54168 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54169 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54170 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54171 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54172 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54173 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54174 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54175 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54176 - Reparations and restitutions
· Folder 54177 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54178 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54179 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54180 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54181 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54182 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54183 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54184 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54185 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54186 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54187 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 54188 - Reparations and restitutions 1946
· Folder 55324 - Reparations, Deliveries and Restitutions Division: reports 1946
· Folder 55704 - Compensation and restitution to victims of Nazi persecution 1946
· Folder 55826 - MFAA 1946
· Folder 56047 - Restitution of Czech property in Ankara 1946
· Folder 58535 - Bulgarian reparations to Greece and restitution of Greek property 1946
· Folder 58536 - Bulgarian reparations to Greece and restitution of Greek property 1946
· Folder 58537 - Bulgarian reparations to Greece and restitution of Greek property 1946
· Folder 60184 - American proposals for Safehaven agreement in respect of Tangier 1946
· Folder 62859 - Requests for restitution to "London" Poles 1947
· Folder 62844 - Works of art looted by the Germans 1947
· Folder 62847 - Swedish Safehaven Agreement 1947
· Folder 64020 - Restitution of property 1947
· Folder 64121 - Restitution of furniture belonging to the former Austrian Legation in Rome 1947
· Folder 64621 - Russian claims for restitution of property previously belonging to the Baltic States 1947
· Folder 64677 - Activities of the Reparations, Deliveries and Restitutions Division 1947
· Folder 65055* - Recovery of works of art looted by the Germans in occupied countries 1947
· Folder 65304 - Liquidation of German assets in Switzerland 1947
· Folder 65316 - Alleged removal of art treasures from Germany by the Russian reparations account 1947
· Folder 65327 - Return of works of art held on deposit at Buckingham Palace to the Duke of Brunswick in the year 1946 (file contains receipts) 1947
· Folder 65336 - Safehaven negotiations with Spain 1947
· Folder 65283 - Restitution claims of the former German satellite countries against Austria 1947
· Folder 65282 - Hungarian restitution claims
· Folder 65280 - French restitution claims 1947
· Folder 65292 - Restitution of log books to the Netherlands Meteorological Institute 1947
· Folder 65297 - Abolition of Temporary Property Control Committee of the Reparations, Deliveries and Restitutions Directorate 1947
· Folder 65230 - Soviet protest against non-restitution of Baltic property to the Soviet authorities 1947
· Folder 65016 - Claims to restitution by various countries and work of Restitution Missions in Germany 1947
· Folder 65015 - Claims to restitution by various countries and work of Restitution Missions in Germany 1947
· Folder 65142 - British memorandum on the eligibility of additional nations for restitution 1947
· Folder 65042 - Progress reports on reparation and restitution 1947
· Folder 65059 - Draft Restitution Law for victims of Nazi oppression 1947
· Folder 65236 - Restitution of Belgian property 1947
· Folder 65177 - Restitution of Roumanian property found in Germany 1947
· Folder 65207 - Reparation and Restitution Missions visiting the British Zone 1947
· Folder 65222 - Restitution of identifiable goods 1947
· Folder 65223 - Restitution of articles looted from Poland 1947
· Folder 65810 - Sundry restitution claims 1947
· Folder 65309 - Italian Restitution Mission in the British Zone 1947
· Folder 65319 - Restitution of Channel Islands property 1947
· Folder 65328 - Restitution of Czechoslovak property 1947
· Folder 66098 - Polish art in Canada 1947
· Folder 66590* - War criminals in neutral countries 1947
· Folder 67901 - German property in Spain: expropriation procedure and "Safehaven" negotiations 1947
· Folder 70463 - German fine arts material in Austria
· Folder 70442 - Restitution from the British Zone of Austria of property looted by the Germans 1948
· Folder 70745 - Discussions with the Swiss regarding JEIA Black List of German firms in Switzerland 1948
· Folder 70972*- German Assets in Spain and Portugal (Safehaven)
· Folder 70981 - Progress of restitution of property looted by Germans. Termination date for acceptance of restitution claims in British Zone of Austria 1948
· Folder 70983 - Progress of restitution of property looted by Germans. Termination date for acceptance of restitution claims in British Zone of Austria 1948
· Folder 70984 - Progress of restitution of property looted by Germans. Termination date for acceptance of restitution claims in British Zone of Austria 1948
· Folder 70982 - Progress of restitution of property looted by Germans. Termination date for acceptance of restitution claims in British Zone of Austria 1948
· Folder 71029 - Restitution claims by individuals in respect of works of art etc. Dutch claim for ships log books 1948
· Folder 71086 - Progress reports on restitution in the US Zone, Soviet Zone and Greater Berlin. 1948
· Folder 71089 - Polish restitution claims from Germany 1948
· Folder 71081 - Yugoslav restitution claims against Germany 1948
· Folder 71058B - Notes on the 84th, 85th, 86th and 88th meetings of the Reparations, Deliveries and Restitutions Directorate, 23rd January 1948 to 11th March 1948 1948
· Folder 71048 - Restitution of Italian property looted by the Germans 1948
· Folder 71025 - Hungarian assets in Germany. Restitution claims 1948
· Folder 71029 - Restitution claims by individuals in respect of works of art etc. Dutch claim for ships log books 1948
· Folder 71117 - Proposal to return German national art collections to German keeping 1948
· Folder 71544 - Disposal of equipment and material of Polish armed forces under British command. Polish assets in the United Kingdom. Polish art treasures to be returned to Poland 1948
· Folder 72415 - Hungarian restitution mission in the British Zone of Germany. Refusal to allow entry of Messrs Pulai, Schmidt-Papp and Hahm into the British zone 1948
· Folder 72417 - Resignation of Dr V Lazlo as officer in charge of the Hungarian Restitution Mission in Germany 1948
· Folder 76723 - Redrafting of British Zone Restitution Laws 1949
· Folder 76721 - Redrafting of British Zone Restitution Laws 1949
· Folder 76720 - Redrafting of British Zone Restitution Laws 1949
· Folder 76722 - Redrafting of British Zone Restitution Laws 1949
· Folder 76719 - Redrafting of British Zone Restitution Laws 1949
· Folder 84962 - Individual applications for restitution of property in Austria 1950
· Folder 84963 - Individual applications for restitution of property in Austria 1950
· Folder 84964 - Individual applications for restitution of property in Austria 1950
· Folder 84969 - Restitution of Jewish property in Austria 1950
· Folder 85071 - Redrafting of British zone Restitution Laws 1950
· Folder 85072 - Redrafting of British zone Restitution Laws 1950
· Folder 85073 - Redrafting of British zone Restitution Laws 1950
· Folder 85074 - Redrafting of British zone Restitution Laws 1950
· Folder 85075 - Redrafting of British zone Restitution Laws 1950
· Folder 85076 - Restitution claim of HRH the Duke of Brunswick: question of transfer of land in Austria from Duke of Brunswick to his daughter Queen Frederika of Greece 1950
· Folder 85241 - Hungarian restitution claims against West Germany 1950
· Folder 85288 - Expulsion of Soviet military mission for repatriation and Soviet Restitution Mission from the British zone 1950
· Folders 85520 to 855521 - Visit of German Museum Directors to the United States; Nazi War loot in New York
· Folder 86118 - Polish restitution claims 1950
· Folder 86090 - British policy regarding restitution from Germany to Hungary: position of the head of the Hungarian Mission in the British zone 1950
· Folder 86103 - Restitution: establishment of a central agency for coordination and evaluation of restitution claims 1950
· Folder 86609 - Resolution of representation of Free City of Danzig in Germany regarding restitution 1950
· Folder 93499 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93501 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93800 - German Government's attitude to compensation claims to property no longer restitutible; claim against Royal Irish Fusiliers by the Hohenzollern family for return of a requisitioned snuff box 1951
· Folder 93506 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93631 - Claims by British companies for release of assets in Austria; complications of restitution procedure involving Austrian assets of German companies 1951
· Folder 93508 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93507 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93509 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93635 - Jewish interests in Austria; Jewish pension claims; US-Austrian social insurance agreement; discussion at FO with Dr Bienenfeld of the World Jewish Congress on pensions, unclaimed property and deadline for restitution claims in Austria 1951
· Folder 93505 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93503 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93502 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 93504 - Meetings and recommendations of the Six-Power ISG-Foreign Interests Committee to protect the interests of foreigners; help towards restitution and compensation for property forcibly transferred 1951
· Folder 94052 - Draft AHC law on divesting of title to property taken as reparations or by way of restitution, including external German assets; law enacted in August 1951 as Law No. 63; establishment of a joint Allied-German Commission to interpret this Law 1951
· Folder 94053 - Delivery of German securities by way of reparations or restitution; procedure worked out by Foreign Interests and Claims Sub-committee of AHC; progress in dealing with various claims; four-phase programme of deliveries 1951
· Folder 94045 - Draft AHC law on divesting of title to property taken as reparations or by way of restitution, including external German assets; law enacted in August 1951 as Law No. 63; establishment of a joint Allied-German Commission to interpret this Law 1951
· Folder 94043 - Draft AHC law on divesting of title to property taken as reparations or by way of restitution, including external German assets; law enacted in August 1951 as Law No. 63; establishment of a joint Allied-German Commission to interpret this Law 1951
· Folder 93871 - Proposed release of blocked Deutschemarks belonging to the Jewish Restitution Successor Organisation; AHC conditional approval to the release 1951
· Folder 94044 - Draft AHC law on divesting of title to property taken as reparations or by way of restitution, including external German assets; law enacted in August 1951 as Law No. 63; establishment of a joint Allied-German Commission to interpret this Law 1951
· Folder 94100 - Hungarian restitution claims outstanding 1951
· Folder 94077 - Activities of the Restitution Committee of the IGG; recommendations for Federal Government to be responsible for restitution of cultural property, jewellery, silverware and antiques; Hohenzollern family claim for return of a snuff box originally owned byFrederick the Great and in the possession of the Royal Irish Fusiliers 1951
· Folder 94079 - Activities of the Restitution Committee of the IGG; recommendations for Federal Government to be responsible for restitution of cultural property, jewellery, silverware and antiques; Hohenzollern family claim for return of a snuff box originally owned byFrederick the Great and in the possession of the Royal Irish Fusiliers 1951
· Folder 94080 - Activities of the Restitution Committee of the IGG; recommendations for Federal Government to be responsible for restitution of cultural property, jewellery, silverware and antiques; Hohenzollern family claim for return of a snuff box originally owned byFrederick the Great and in the possession of the Royal Irish Fusiliers 1951
· Folder 94078 - Activities of the Restitution Committee of the IGG; recommendations for Federal Government to be responsible for restitution of cultural property, jewellery, silverware and antiques; Hohenzollern family claim for return of a snuff box originally owned byFrederick the Great and in the possession of the Royal Irish Fusiliers 1951
· Folder 94076 - Activities of the Restitution Committee of the IGG; recommendations for Federal Government to be responsible for restitution of cultural property, jewellery, silverware and antiques; Hohenzollern family claim for return of a snuff box originally owned byFrederick the Great and in the possession of the Royal Irish Fusiliers 1951
· Folder 94786 - Failure of further attempts to contact the lawyer Leopold Kolbert in connection with Dr Rosenberg's claim for restitution against the German Government; request for Royal recognition of Polish Vice-Admiral Swirski, C in C of the wartime Polish Navy, in his poor state of health and finances
· Folder 97933 - Claims by British nationals for restitution of property or repayment of debts in the Soviet Zone of Germany 1952
· Folder 97934 - Claims by British nationals for restitution of property or repayment of debts in the Soviet Zone of Germany 1952
· Folder 97932 - Claims by British nationals for restitution of property or repayment of debts in the Soviet Zone of Germany 1952
· Folder 97942 - Criticisms of AHC Law No 59 and its interpretation; amendment of the Law by Ordinance No 237, concerning restitution of identifiable property to victims of Nazi oppression 1952
· Folder 97945 - Jewish Trust Corporation: status of corporation in Germany; issue of general licence to find, receive and dispose of restituted property 1952
· Folder 97797 - Discussion of Part V of the Convention: external restitution 1952
· Folder 97784 - Agreed text of the Annex "B" to the General Convention on Relations between the Three Powers and the Federal Republic, the Arbitration Tribunal and Arbitral Commission; selection of judges for the Supreme Restitution Court 1952
· Folder 97785 - Agreed text of the Annex "B" to the General Convention on Relations between the Three Powers and the Federal Republic, the Arbitration Tribunal and Arbitral Commission; selection of judges for the Supreme Restitution Court 1952
· Folder 97795 - Negotiations on Part III of the Convention dealing with internal restitution; problems over the composition of the Supreme Restitution Court; discussion on Part IV on compensation for victims of Nazi persecution 1952
· Folder 97793 - Negotiations on Part III of the Convention dealing with internal restitution; problems over the composition of the Supreme Restitution Court; discussion on Part IV on compensation for victims of Nazi persecution 1952
· Folder 97794 - Negotiations on Part III of the Convention dealing with internal restitution; problems over the composition of the Supreme Restitution Court; discussion on Part IV on compensation for victims of Nazi persecution 1952
· Folder 99865 - Negotiations with Sweden on restitution of German assets 1952
· Folder 99999 - Compensation claims by nations or persons eligible for restitution of property which cannot be delivered 1952
· Folder 99997 - Compensation claims by nations or persons eligible for restitution of property which cannot be delivered 1952
· Folder 99996 - Compensation claims by nations or persons eligible for restitution of property which cannot be delivered 1952
· Folder 99998 - Compensation claims by nations or persons eligible for restitution of property which cannot be delivered 1952
· Folder 99878 - Miscellaneous correspondence regarding claims for restitution of German assets; negotiations concerning payment of liquidated German assets for the relief of victims of Nazi persecution and for a German contribution to the IRO 1952
· Folder 99960 - Extension of the Federal Law on Equalisation of Burdens Tax to Berlin; difficulties arising over exemption of nationals of UN member states and restitution claimants 1952
· Folder 99879 - Miscellaneous correspondence regarding claims for restitution of German assets; negotiations concerning payment of liquidated German assets for the relief of victims of Nazi persecution and for a German contribution to the IRO 1952
· Folder 99864 - Negotiations with Sweden on restitution of German assets 1952
· Folder 99862 - Negotiations with Sweden on restitution of German assets 1952
· Folder 99861 - Negotiations with Sweden on restitution of German assets 1952
· Folder 99863 - Negotiations with Sweden on restitution of German assets 1952
· Folders 99977 to 99980 - Discussion on UK brief for tripartite meeting to be held in January 1953 in Washington on question of disposal of German assets in Italy: Italy's share of liquidated assets and of disposal of German cultural properties such as libraries and works of art 1952
· Folder 100004 - Request by the Federation of Persecutees of the Nazi Regime (BVN) concerning general claims for restitution as provided in the General Claims Law of 26 April 1949 1952
· Folder 101828 - Greek reparation and restitution claims under the Bulgarian Peace Treaty; HMG's willingness to act simply as a channel of communication between the Greek and Bulgarian authorities 1952
· Folder 100003 - Internal restitution cases in Germany; conversion rate for monetary compensation; report on work of inspection by the Restitution Authorities in Germany under Military Government Law No. 59 in the British Zone; complaint by Poland of obstruction by UK ofrecovery of Polish property 1952
· Folder 100001 - Internal restitution cases in Germany; conversion rate for monetary compensation; report on work of inspection by the Restitution Authorities in Germany under Military Government Law No. 59 in the British Zone; complaint by Poland of obstruction by UK ofrecovery of Polish property 1952
· Folder 100002 - Internal restitution cases in Germany; conversion rate for monetary compensation; report on work of inspection by the Restitution Authorities in Germany under Military Government Law No. 59 in the British Zone; complaint by Poland of obstruction by UK of recovery of Polish property 1952
· Folder 100005 - Processing of internal restitution claims in Berlin and establishment of a Supreme Restitution Court 1952
· Folder 101655 - Enquiry about sale in Switzerland of works of art from East European countries 1952
· Folder 105789 - Czechoslovak enquiry regarding date from which Czechoslovakia is eligible for restitution; miscellaneous claims for return of works of art stolen in France in 1940 by the Germans; return of German snuff-box to the House of Hohenzollern 1953
· Folder 105774 - Establishment of a Supreme Restitution Court in Berlin; Allied request for tax exemption for restitution claims 1953
· Folder 104099 - Restitution for victims of Nazi oppression: reorganization of the Board of Review in UK Zone of Germany 1953
· Folder 103786 - Negotiations on Jewish claims for restitution conducted in Austria by a delegation from British and American Jewish organisation 1953
· Folder 105778 - Delays in Federal German action on compensation and restitution claims; discussion of draft Federal Compensation Law 1953
· Folder 102115 - Proposals for disposal of the remaining items of the Rome Treasure after restitution of items for which owners were found 1952
· Folder 105782 - Divergence of view between the British Board of Review and a German court in a restitution case; complaint about the Board of Review's reversal of a German court decision 1953
· Folder 105779 - Various requests for information about German restitution matters 1953
· Folder 105789 - Czechoslovak enquiry regarding date from which Czechoslovakia is eligible for restitution; miscellaneous claims for return of works of art stolen in France in 1940 by the Germans; return of German snuff-box to the House of Hohenzollern 1953· Folder 109381 Restitution of property in Austria to former Nazis 1954
· Folder 109696 - Restitution claim by Hungary 1954
· Folder 109798 - Restitution to victims of Nazi oppression: reconstruction of Board of Review and appointment of German judges 1954
· Folder 109797 - Restitution to victims of Nazi oppression: reconstruction of Board of Review and appointment of German judges 1954
· Folder 113013 - Hungarian claims for restitution of property removed by Germans during the war and now alleged to be in the British Zone of Austria 1954
· Folder 109378 - Claim by F F Reitlinger for restitution of property in Austria taken over by Germans: claims for property taken from Hungary now claimed to be in Austria 1954
· Folder 109380 - War damage claims in Austria; extension of time limit for claims under Third Restitution Law: UN and Jewish property interests 1954
· Folder 117844 - Claims for restitution against Austrian Government 1955
· Folder 118400 - Restitution of identifiable property in Berlin 1955
· Folder 117841 - Rent compensation due in respect of requisition of property and report on the work of Restitution Commission 1955
· Folder 124116 - Jewish restitution in Austria 1956
· Folder 137582 - Supreme Restitution Court at Herford FRG 1958
· Folder 137560 - Interest of Italy in records of external restitution claims against FRG 1958
· Folder 137583 - Supreme Restitution Court at Herford FRG 1958
· Folder 137584 - Supreme Restitution Court at Herford FRG 1958
· Folder 146052 - Reorganisation of Supreme Restitution Court at Herford FRG 1959
· Folder 146053 - Reorganisation of Supreme Restitution Court at Herford FRG 1959
· Folder 146026 - Annual reports of Supreme Restitution Courts in FRG 1959
· Folder 154241 - Future of Supreme Restitution Court in Herford, FRG 1960
· Folder 160639 - Restitution of property seized by Germans during World War II 1961
· Folder 32221 - Proposed Inter-Allied declaration against Axis looting in occupied territory 1942
· Folder 32222 - Proposed Inter-Allied declaration against Axis looting in occupied territory 1942
· Folder 37330 - Ancient monuments: protection of 1943
· Folder 39231 - United States draft directive on control of works of art and monuments 1944
· Folder 40681 - Protection of monuments and works of art 1944
· Folder 40682 - Protection of monuments and works of art 1944
· Folder 40683 - Protection of monuments and works of art 1944
· Folder 48656 - Soviet looting of United Nations enemy property 1945
· Folder 55826 - Report of Monuments and Fine Arts Branch, February 1946 1946
· Folder 60519 - Report by H.M. Consul-General at Zurich on the methods by which persons resident in Switzerland have made clandestine visits to occupied Germany 1946

FO 837 - Ministry of Economic Warfare and successors: Records 1931-1951
· Folder 215 - Protests by, and correspondence with, Spain and Portugal 1942 Jan. 4 - 1944 Mar. 24
· Folder 293* - Cooperation of Allied governments to control looting of assets from occupied countries 1943-1944
· Folder 760 - Contraband Control, etc: Blockade running in the Bay of Biscay: Spain and Portugal trade policy 1942 Feb. - 1944 June
· Folder 783 - Contraband Control, etc: Trade with Spain: general situation 1943 Jan. 4 - Nov. 8
· Folder 1154* - Looted works of art, archives, etc. (includes report on loot in neutral territories) 1944 Feb. 17 - 1945 Sept. 21
· Folder 1156 - Looted works of art, archives, etc. 1945 May 1 - July 31
· Folder 1157* - Looted works of art, archives, etc. 1945 Aug. 2 - Dec. 29
· Folder 1158 - Looted works of art, archives, etc (includes report on Paris art trade in 1945) 1945 Aug. 2 - Dec. 29
· Folder 1166* - Property and archives: negotiations 1945 (Spain)
· Folder 1167 - Property and archives: negotiations 1945-1946 (Spain)
· Folder 1168* - Property and archives: negotiations 1946 (Spain)
· Folder 1169 - Property and archives: negotiations 1946-1947 (Spain)
· Folder 1170* - Property and archives: negotiations 1947-1950 (Spain)
· Folder 1171 - Property and archives: negotiations 1950-1951 (Spain)
· Folder 1175 - Heirless assets 1950Folder 1199 - Spain 1945-1946
· Folder 1203 - Switzerland 1945-1948
· Folder 1282* - Spain: general queries 1949
· Folder 1283* - Spain: general queries 1951 July - Dec.
· Folder 1284* - Control of war criminals: interception of loot, etc. Iberian Peninsula 1944 Aug. 12 - Dec. 30
· Folder 1285* - Control of war criminals: interception of loot, etc. Iberian Peninsula 1945 Jan. 2 - Mar. 31
· Folder 1286* - Control of war criminals: interception of loot, etc. Iberian Peninsula 1945 Apr. 2 - May 30
· Folder 1288 - Switzerland: main policy file (rate of exchange et al) 1947 July 1 - 1948 June 28
· Folder 1289 - Switzerland: main policy file (rate of exchange et al) 1948 Jan. 17 - June 29
· Folder 1290 - Switzerland: main policy file 1948 July 1 - Oct. 29
· Folder 1291 - Switzerland: main policy file 1948 Nov. 1 - Dec. 30
· Folder 1292 - Switzerland: minutes of meetings held in Washington 1949 May - June
· Folder 1293 - Switzerland: main policy file 1949 May 5 - 1950 Jan. 6
· Folder 1294 - Switzerland: main policy file 1950 Jan. 2 - May 31
· Folder 1295 - Switzerland: main policy file 1950 May 26 - July 29
· Folder 1296 - Switzerland: main policy file 1950 July 21 - Sept. 29
· Folder 1297 - Switzerland: negotiations 1950 Oct. 1 - Dec. 31
· Folder 1298 - Switzerland: negotiations 1951 Jan. 1 - Feb. 28
· Folder 1299 - Switzerland: negotiations 1951 Mar. 1-31
· Folder 1300 - Switzerland: negotiations 1951 Apr. 1 - Apr. 30
· Folder 1301 - Switzerland: negotiations 1951 May
· Folder 1302 - Switzerland: negotiations 1951 June
· Folder 1303 - Switzerland: negotiations 1951 July - Aug.
· Folder 1304 - Switzerland: negotiations 1951 Sept. - Dec.
· Folder 1305 - Switzerland: negotiations 1951 Dec.

FO 924 - Foreign Office: Cultural Relations Department: Correspondence and Papers 1944-1966
· Folder 28 - Restitution of cultural material 1944
· Folder 148* - Commission for Protection and Restitution of Cultural Material: reports: agendas and minutes of meetings 1945
· Folder 149 - Commission for Protection and Restitution of Cultural Material: reports: agendas and minutes of meetings 1945
· Folder 307 - Protection and restitution of cultural material 1946
· Folder 471 - International Association of Seismology: request for restitution of documents 1946

FO 934 - Potsdam Conference 1945: United Kingdom Delegates: Records 1945
· Folder 1 - Reparations and restitution 1945
· Folder 96 - Policy

FO 935 - Ministry of Economic Warfare, and Foreign Office, Economic Warfare
Department: Files concerning Intelligence Objectives Sub-committee 1933-1946
· Folder 18* - Foreign Office (German Section), MEW, Combined Intelligence Sub-Committee (Operational), Safehaven

FO 936 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office, German Section: Establishment Files 1940-1957
· Folder 11 - MFA & A 

FO 937 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office, German Section: Legal: Files 1944-1948
· Folder 45 - Expropriation and restitution 1945-1948
· Folder 59 - General laws: restitution 1946-1947

FO 938 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office, German Section: Private Office: Papers 1945-1956
· Folder 390 - P. Noel-Baker, MP: report by Daily Mail on disappearance of works of art from Castle Geserfeld 1947

FO 942 - Economic and Industrial Planning Staff and Control Office for Germany and Austria: Records 1943-1947
· Folder 109 - Restitution 1944
· Folder 110 - Restitution 1944-1945
· Folder 111 - Restitution 1945
· Folder 112 - Restitution 1945
· Folder 113 - Restitution 1945
· Folder 114 - Restitution 1945
· Folder 115 - Restitution 1945-1946
· Folder 116 - Restitution 1945-1946
· Folder 234 - Control machinery: Reparation and Restitution Division 1944-1946
· Folder 246 - Bulgaria: restitution of loot 1946
· Folder 263 - Works of art and monuments: Germany 1944-1945
· Folder 264 - Works of art and monuments: Germany 1945-1946
· Folder 348 - Austria: restitution 1946
· Folder 427 - Reparation: deliveries and restitution directorate procedure 1946
· Folder 435 - Restitution: church bells 1946
· Folder 443 - Restitution for the Netherlands 1945-1946
· Folder 446 - Restitution: Italy 1946
· Folder 447 - Restitution: Poland 1945-1946
· Folder 453 - Restitution: miscellaneous claims 1946
· Folder 455 - Reparation: compensation and restitution to victims of nazi persecution 1946
· Folder 470 - Discussions with Mr Whitham, chief of Reparations Deliveries Restitution Division (RDR) 1946
· Folder 510 - Restitution between ex-enemies 1946
· Folder 525 - Restitution: functions of IARA 1945
· Folder 547 - Restitution of French property 1946

FO 943 - Economic and Industrial Planning Staff and Control Office for Germany and Austria and Successor: Economic: Records 1943-1955
· Folder 43 - Restitution: definition of German property 1946-1947
· Folder 44 - Restitution: definition of Polish property 1946-1947
· Folder 45 - Restitution: Dutch property 1946-1947
· Folder 46 - Restitution: Italian property 1946-1947
· Folder 47 - Restitution: definition of Austrian policy 1946-1947
· Folder 49 - Restitution: between ex-enemies 1946-1947
· Folder 51 - Restitution: Rotherman property 1946-1947
· Folder 52 - Restitution: British property in Poland 1946
· Folder 53 - Restitution: Russian claims 1946
· Folder 54 - Austrian restitution laws: Austrian internal restitutions 1946
· Folder 55 - Restitution of Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian property 1946-1947

FO 944 - Foreign Office, German Section and Predecessors: Finance Department: Records 1943-1956
· Folder 82 - Restitution of property looted from Belgium 1945
· Folder 84 - Restitution commission: Germany 1944-1945
· Folder 85 - Return of identifiable property looted by the Germans from Holland 1946-1947
· Folder 86 - Return of identifiable property looted by the Germans from Holland 1945-1946
· Folder 92 - Recovery of files of German custodian in Holland 1945-1946
· Folder 116 - Correspondence with World Jewish Congress regarding internal restitution, etc. 1946
· Folder 132 - Berlin restitution: statistics 1950
· Folder 133 - Internal restitution: general review on progress made 1950
· Folder 145 - Restitution claims: statistics 1950
· Folder 162* - Control Commission for Germany, Vol. I: Misc. Safehaven Correspondence
· Folder 163* - Control Commission for Germany, Misc. - Safehaven Correspondence
· Folder 171 - Restitution: Mr F Clarke (Borvick Mills) 1946-1950
· Folder 201 - Establishment of claims agency for internal restitution: British zone 1948-1950
· Folder 202 - Establishment of claims agency for internal restitution: British sector of Berlin 1949
· Folder 223 - Draft Ordinance on divesting of title to property taken as reparations or as German external assets or by way of restitution 1949-1950
· Folder 228 - Estimated value of internal restitution cases 1950
· Folder 243 - Restitution: Austria 1946-1947
· Folder 244 - Restitution: Austria 1946-1949
· Folder 254 - Restitution law for property in Berlin 1949-1950
· Folder 295 - Crown Jewels, property of House of Hohenzollern: enquiry by Holland and Company 1949
· Folder 401 - Licensing of restitution claims under Law No. 53 1950
· Folder 884 - Formation of Restitution, Reparations and Deliveries Division within the CCG 1944-1945
· Folder 972 - Smuggling 1946-1950

FO 945 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office, German Section: General Department 1943-1948
· Folder 296 - Restitution procedure 1946-1948
· Folder 302 - MFAA paintings
· Folder 879 - US post-defeat directive: 2 control of works of art and monuments 1944-1945

FO 946 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office, German Section: Information Services: Records 1945-1948
· Folder 41 - Claims for restitution of property, including case of Herr Quadbeck 1946-1948

FO 950 - Foreign Office: Claims Department: Correspondence and Claims Files 1946-1965
· Folder 73 - Procedure for presentation of claims for restitution or compensation 1946
· Folder 132 - Sundry claims for restitution of British-owned property in Austria 1947
· Folder 214 - German nationality laws and setting-up of a Restitution Office 1947
· Folder 239 - Procedure for presentation of claims for restitution or compensation 1947

FO 954 - Foreign Office: Private Office Papers of Sir Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1935-1946
· Folder 30A - USA: W'ton tel. No.4162 (From Mr. Law). State Department require information about views of H.M.G. on questions of reparation and restitution 16/9/43

FO 1005 - Foreign Office and Predecessors: Control Commission for Germany (British Element): Records Library: Files 1943-1959
· Folder 1935 - Reparations, Deliveries and Restitution Division Manual 1948

FO 1006 - Foreign Office and Predecessors: Control Commission for Germany (British Element): Schleswig Holstein Region 1945-1955
· Folder 145 - Reparations, deliveries and and restitutions 1945-1947

FO 1007 - Foreign Office and Predecessors: Allied Commission for Austria (British Element): Allied, British, and Anglo American Organisations' Papers 1944-1955
· Folder 167 - Restitutions Progress Reports 9/42 1947 Mar - 1949 Dec

FO 1008 - Foreign Office: Office of the United Kingdom High Commissioner for Germany: Files 1950-1955
· Folder 81 - Restitution: progress of and establishment of Chambers 1951
· Folder 82 - Restitution: progress of and establishment of Chambers 1951
· Folder 83 - Restitution: general policy 1951
· Folders 148 to 149 - Property including art treasures and Land; foreign interests in Germany 1950
· Folder 156 - Restitution; Jewish Trust Corporation: vol I 1950 Jan-May
· Folder 157 - Restitution; Jewish Trust Corporation: vol II 1950 May-Dec
· Folder 158 - Restitution and general claims law; victims of Fascism: vol I 1949 Dec-1950 June
· Folder 159 - Restitution and general claims law; victims of Fascism: vol II 1950 May-Oct
· Folder 160 - Restitution and general claims law; victims of Fascism: vol III 1950 Sept-Nov
· Folder 161 - Restitution and general claims law; victims of Fascism: vol IV 1950 Nov-Dec
· Folder 162 - Restitution: general 1950
· Folder 182 - Repatriation and Restitution Mission of Soviet Union in British Zone 1950

FO 1010 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany, Lower Saxony Region: Records 1945-1954
· Folder 20 - Reparations: deliveries and restitutions 1945-1949

FO 1014 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Hansestadt Hamburg: Records 1945-1958
· Folder 433 - Restitution office 1948
· Folder 446 - Civil administration: restitution office 1946-1949
· Folder 668 - Restitution claims 1950-1951

FO 1020 - Foreign Office and Predecessors: Allied Commission for Austria (British Element): Headquarters and Regional Files (ACA Series) 1942-1955
· Folder 217 - Reparations, Deliveries and Restitution (RD&R) Directorate 1948-1950
· Folder 307 - Property claims by Slovenes and others for restitution 1945-1946
· Folder 333 - Compensation and restitution to victims of Nazi persecution 1945-1947
· Folder 1767 - Restitution, general: vol I 1948 Mar-Dec
· Folder 1768 - Restitution, general: vol II 1949 Jan-Mar
· Folder 2546 - Hungarian restitution claims: vol I 1946 June-1947 Oct
· Folder 2547 - Hungarian restitution claims: vol II 1947 Dec-1950 Apr
· Folder 2568 - Polish claims lists 1946
· Folder 2569 - Polish State Printing Office: interim restitution programme 1946
· Folder 2573 - Claim for restitution of cross-bow from Royal Castle at Cracow collection (claim dropped) 1947-1948
· Folder 2610 - Monuments, fine arts and archives: instructions to officers and lists of archives 1945-1946
· Folder 2766 - Deposits (works of art, archives, etc) in Germany and Austria 1945-1946
· Folder 2768 - MFA & A policy 1945-1946
· Folder 2773 - Restitution and reparations: works of art 1945-1947
· Folder 3327 - Restitution of looted property: general 1946-1948

FO 1023 - Allied High Commission: Allied General Secretariat: Minutes and Papers 1948-1955
· Folder 47 - External restitution 1951
· Folder 246 - Restitutions 1952-1953
· Folder 247 - Supreme restitution court 1952-1953

FO 1030 - Control Commission for Germany (British Element): Various Private Office Papers and Administration and Local Government Branch Files 1945-1947
· Folder 122 - Reparations, Deliveries and Restitutions Division staff: policy and responsibilities 1949
· Folder 247 - Restitution of works of art 1950
· Folder 299 - Reparations and restitution 1945-1946
· Folder 423 - War criminals, traitors and collaborators 1948
· Folder 424 - War criminals, traitors and collaborators 1949
· Folder 431 - War criminals, traitors and collaborators 1948-1949

FO 1032 - Economic and Industrial Planning Staff and Control Office for Germany and Austria and Successor: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Military Sections and Headquarters Secretariat: Registered Files (HQ and other series) 1942-1952
· Folder 309 - Evacuation of equipment to UK: restitutions 1945-1946
· Folder 849 - Reparations Deliveries and Restitution Division: organisation 1945-1949
· Folder 1090 - Policy for recovery and replacement of works of art and archives 1945-1949
· Folder 1162 - Reparations, Deliveries and Restitution Division: fortnightly progress reports 1948-1949
· Folder 1710 - European Recovery Programme (ERP): publicity 1949
· Folder 1793 - German internal assets: application for recovery 1949
· Folder 1795 - Nazi victims: compensation and restitution of property 1949
· Folder 1949 - Removal of works of art by Allied forces 1945-1946
· Folder 1991 - Reparations and restitution visits by United Nations representatives 1945-1948
· Folder 2058 - Application for recovery of property and assets: vol III 1947 Aug-1948 June
· Folder 2059 - Application for recovery of property and assets: vol IV 1948 June-1949 July
· Folder 2061 - Confiscation of Nazi property: vol II 1947 Apr-1948 May
· Folder 2062 - Confiscation of Nazi property: vol IV 1949 Jan-July
· Folder 2065 - Restitution and compensation victims of Nazi aggression 1945-1947
· Folder 2122 - Restitutions: policy 1949
· Folder 2322 - Formation of Reparation Deliveries and Restitution Division: vol I 1944 Nov-1945 Oct
· Folder 2323 - Formation of Reparation Deliveries and Restitution Division: vol II 1945 Oct-1948 May
· Folder 2355 - Proposed Restitution Commission 1944-1945
· Folder 2356 - The Gottorf globe: exhibition and restitution to the Soviet Union 1945
· Folder 2357 - Restitution policy: vol III 1946 Dec-1947 Jan
· Folder 2358 - Restitution policy: vol IV 1947 Jan-July
· Folder 2359 - Restitution policy: vol V 1947 June-1948 June
· Folder 2360 - Restitution policy: vol VI 1948 July-Oct
· Folder 2361 - Restitution policy: vol VII 1948 Nov-1949 July
· Folder 2538 - Recovery and replacement of works of arts and archives: policy 1949-1950

FO 1036 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Office of the Economic Adviser: Files 1944-1956
· Folder 23 - Reparations and restitutions: shipment and transportation 1947-1949
· Folder 24 - Restitutions: looted property 1949-1950
· Folder 134 - Restitutions: looted property 1949-1950
· Folder 262 - Looted properties and restitutions 1950-1952
· Folder 263 - Termination of restitution 1951-1952
· Folder 455 - Restitution problems: vol I 1948 Mar-1949 Mar
· Folder 456 - Restitution problems: vol II 1949 Apr-Nov
· Folder 466 - Restitution to Austria 1946
· Folder 472 - Restitution in Berlin Kommandatura 1946-1948
· Folder 477 - Burden of proof for restitution of property 1946
· Folder 478 - Restitution of property to Baltic nations 1947
· Folder 482 - Cost of transit through Germany of restituted articles originating in other countries 1946-1947
· Folder 505C - Request by Greek Military Mission for restitution of Greek property 1946-1947
· Folder 551 - Netherlands Military Mission letter: art treasures belonging to freemasons 1946-1947
· Folder 557A - Progress reports on restitution 1946-1948
· Folder 557B - Progress reports on restitution 1947-1948
· Folder 683 - Restitution policy: Holland 1950-1951
· Folder 684 - Restitution policy: France 1950-1951
· Folder 685 - Restitution policy: Czechoslovakia 1949-1951
· Folder 686 - Restitution policy: Belgium 1950-1951
· Folder 864 - Looted properties and restitutions 1950-1952
· Folder 967 - Disposal of restitution funds in Berlin 1953

FO 1038 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Military Divisions: Files 1942-1949
· Folder 64 - Polish Restitution Commission 1946
· Folder 76 - Reparations and restitutions: vol III 1946 Jan-Mar
· Folder 77 - Reparations and restitutions: vol IV 1946 Apr-Nov

FO 1039 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Economic Divisions: Files 1944-1951
· Folder 241* - Works of art 1945-1946

FO 1046 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Finance Division: Records 1944-1951
· Folder 146 - German treatment of works of art in occupied territory 1944-1946
· Folder 147 - Allied Property Council: restitution policy 1945
· Folder 183 - Restitution to victims of Nazi persecution 1947
· Folder 184 - Draft law on restitution to victims of Nazi persecution 1947-1948
· Folder 343 - Reparations, restitutions policy and accounting 1947-1948
· Folder 492 - Property Control Branch: restitution to victims of Nazi persecution 1947-1948
· Folder 599 - Restitution of property formerly belonging to Allied nationals 1948-1949
· Folder 763* - External loot (includes Schenker papers, part 2) `` 1944-1945
· Folder 764* - Treatment of works of art in Germany 1945

FO 1049 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Political Division: Records 1943-1951
· Folder 346 - Restitution 1946
· Folder 694* - Museums and art galleries 1946
· Folder 714 - Restitution: vol I 1946 Dec-1947 May
· Folder 715 - Restitution: vol II 1947 May-June
· Folder 716 - Restitution: vol III 1947 June-Sept
· Folder 717 - Restitution: vol IV 1947 Sept-Dec
· Folder 964 - Works of art: restitution claims and general matters 1946-1947
· Folder 1338 - Restitution to victims of Fascism: vol I 1947 Dec-1948 Aug
· Folder 1339 - Restitution to victims of Fascism: vol II 1948 Aug-Nov
· Folder 1774 - Restitution to victims of Fascism: vol I 1948 Dec-1949 Mar
· Folder 1775 - Restitution to victims of Fascism: vol III 1949 Apr-June
· Folder 1776 - Restitution to victims of Fascism: vol IV 1949 June-Aug
· Folder 1777 - Restitution to victims of Fascism: vol V 1949 Aug-Dec
· Folder 2002 - Restitutions 1950
· Folder 2126 - Reparations, restitution and dismantling: policy 1949

FO 1050 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Internal Affairs and Communications Division: Files 1947-1947
· Folder 6 - Intelligence summaries 1946-1947
· Folder 43 - Recovery of German works of art 1945-1947
· Folder 119 - Denazification; vetting in Counter Intelligence (CI) records: vol II 1945 Sept-Nov
· Folder 120 - Denazification; vetting in Counter Intelligence (CI) records: vol III 1945 Oct-1946 Jan
· Folder 127 - Intelligence: statistical organisation for CCG 1945
· Folder 431 - Internal affairs and communications division, intelligence summaries 1944-1947
· Folder 432 - Intelligence Section Public Safety Branch: policy 1945-1946
· Folder 578 - Liaison meetings between Public Safety, Intelligence Division and Frontier Control Services 1949
· Folder 579 - Liaison meetings between Frontier Control, Public Safety and Intelligence Division 1948-1949
· Folder 583 - 21 AGP Counter Intelligence (CI) sitreps 1945
· Folder 735 - Consolidated monthly report and interim statements 1946-1947
· Folder 784 - General reports and intelligence summaries 1946
· Folder 993 - Restitutions 1948
· Folder 1125 - Educational intelligence referred to the Education Adviser 1947-1950
· Folder 1292 - Political Intelligence Department (PID): reports 1945-1946
· Folder 1390 - Monuments Fine Arts and Archives (MFA & A) Branch correspondence with G-5 Ops SHAEF (Forward) 1944-1945
· Folder 1395 - Planning and co-ordination of MFA & A Branch 1944-1945
· Folder 1396 - Employment of US MFA & A personnel in Germany 1944-1945
· Folder 1397 - USGCC MF & A Branch: control of German administrative areas located in two or more zones 1944
· Folder 1399* - US Council and Office of Strategic Services (OSS) 1944-1945
· Folder 1400 - Paper on photos of looted works of art 1945
· Folder 1401 - Employment of Allied officers by MFA & A 1944
· Folder 1402 - HFA & A Branch; war establishment: vol I 1945 Aug
· Folder 1403 - HFA & A Branch; war establishment: vol II 1944 Aug-1945 Aug
· Folder 1411 - Director of Military Intelligence's (DMI) ad hoc committee on Protection and Exploitation of German archives: vol I 1944 Dec-1945 Mar
· Folder 1412 - Director of Military Intelligence's (DMI) ad hoc committee on Protection and Exploitation of German archives; vol II 1945 Mar-May
· Folder 1413 - Policy and planning: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee co-ordination of treatment of German archives, records and documents 1944-1945
· Folder 1417 - Combined Intelligence Priorities Committee (CIPC) black list 1944 Aug
· Folder 1419 - Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (CIOS) black list: geographically arranged 1944 Aug
· Folder 1420 - Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee (CIOS) black list: geographically arranged, amendments, etc. 1944-1945
· Folder 1421 - Combined Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee grey list (intelligence targets prepared by CIPC) 1944-1945
· Folder 1424 - Lists of targets: Operational Intelligence (OI) briefs for Germany 1944
· Folder 1434*- MFA&A Reports 1944-1945
· Folder 1439 - Displaced Persons Branch: liaison and prevention of smuggling of works of art by displaced persons (DPs) 1944-1945
· Folder 1445 - Belgian Advisory Commission for the Protection of Monuments and Works of Art 1944
· Folder 1447* - Consolidated progress reports 1944-1945
· Folder 1479 - Restitution of church property (de-requisitioning): vol V 1948 Feb-Dec
· Folder 1480 - Restitution of church property (de-requisitioning): vol VI 1949 Feb-1950 May
· Folder 1483 - Restitution of church property: Brunswick evangelical church 1948-1949
· Folder 1484 - Restitution of church property: Hannover 1948-1949
· Folder 1485 - Restitution of church property: policy vol I 1948 July-1949 Nov
· Folder 1486 - Restitution of church property: policy vol II 1949 Nov-1950 May

FO 1057 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Reparations, Deliveries and Restitutions Division: Registered Files (RDR Series) and Reports 1945-1950
· Folder 6 - Permanent RDR Secretariat for the Directorate of Reparations, Deliveries and Restitutions (DRDR) 1946-1948
· Folder 8 - Progress reports on restitution in British zone 1946-1948
· Folder 17 - Termination dates of restitution activities 1946-1948
· Folder 22 - Restitution of cultural objects 1945-1946
· Folder 24 - Restitution; policy and general correspondence: vol I 1945 Dec-1946 June
· Folder 25 - Restitution; policy and general correspondence: vol II 1946 Jan-1947 Aug
· Folder 26 - Restitution; policy and general correspondence: vol III 1947 Aug-1948 Mar
· Folder 30 - Internal procedures for restitution 1946-1947
· Folder 31 - Restitution of unique objects by similar or comparable objects to Royal Irish Fusiliers 1947
· Folder 32 - Restitution; inland notes transport, policy: vol I 1946 June-1947 Feb
· Folder 33 - Restitution; inland notes transport, policy: vol II 1947 Feb-Aug
· Folder 34 - Restitution; inland notes transport, policy: vol III 1947 Aug-1948 Mar
· Folder 35 - Restitution of coins 1946
· Folder 62 - Revised lists of restitutions 1949
· Folder 71 - Restitution Procedures Committee (CRS); agenda and minutes 1946
· Folder 72 - Restitution Procedures Committee (CRS); agenda and minutes 1947
· Folder 78 - Restitutions: general procedure 1946-1947
· Folder 80 - Looted property from Konopiste Castle 1946-1948
· Folder 83 - Artistic paintings 1947-1949
· Folder 87 - Works of art, pictures and furniture from Schloss Berleburg and Adolfsburg 1946-1950
· Folder 88 - Pictures and postage stamps 1946-1948
· Folder 89 - Pictures, paintings 1945-1949
· Folder 90 - Works of fine art, furniture and porcelain objects 1946-1949
· Folder 91 - Works of fine art, furniture and porcelain objects 1946-1950
· Folder 92 - Pictures 1946-1947
· Folder 93 - Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 94 - Pictures 1946-1947
· Folder 95 - Works of fine art, porcelain, silver objects and jewellery 1946-1947
· Folder 96 - Pictures 1946-1947
· Folder 97 - Works of fine art, pictures and furniture 1946-1948
· Folder 98 - Pictures 1946-1947
· Folder 99 - Works of fine art, pictures, porcelain and glass object 1946-1948
· Folder 100 - Works of art, pictures, pianos and violins 1946-1949
· Folder 101 - Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 102 - Works of fine art and pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 103 - Pictures 1946-1949
· Folder 104 - Picture 1946-1948
· Folder 105 - Picture 1947-1950
· Folder 106 - Picture 1946-1949
· Folder 107 - Works of art, etchings and silver objects 1946-1947
· Folder 108 - Works of art, books and porcelain objects 1946-1950
· Folder 109 - Pictures 1946-1947
· Folder 110 - Pictures 1946-1947
· Folder 113 - Picture 1946-1947
· Folder 114 - Works of fine art and furniture 1946-1948
· Folder 115 - 17 Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 116 - Works of fine art, pictures, furniture and tapestry 1946-1948
· Folder 117 - Pictures by J B C Corot and van Meegeren 1946-1947
· Folder 118 - Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 119 - Works of fine art, silver objects pictures and furniture (one picture by de Lelic) 1946-1947
· Folder 120 - Pictures by Brandenburg and H M Hozee 1946-1948
· Folder 121 - Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 122 - Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 123 - Picture 1946-1947
· Folder 124 - Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 125 - Picture 1946-1948
· Folder 126 - Picture 1946-1947
· Folder 127 - Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 128 - Works of fine art, pictures by Piet van Wijngaard, Z Szathmary and Heynes, furniture, books (one by Mommsen) and pianos 1946-1948
· Folder 129 - Pictures 1946-1947
· Folder 130 - Works of fine art, pictures, books and carpets 1946-1948
· Folder 131 - Works of art, pictures by Apol Louis, Rheymann and Vershuer, furniture and porcelain objects 1946-1949
· Folder 132 - Works of fine art, pictures, books and silver objects 1946-1947
· Folder 133 - Pictures 1946-1948
· Folder 134 - Pictures by J van Huysum 1947-1948
· Folder 135 - Picture by Pieter van Hulst 1947-1948
· Folder 136 - Picture 1947
· Folder 137 - Pictures by Leickert, Kool, J van Borselen, Pieters, J Scherrewitz and J Willroider 1947-1948
· Folder 138 - Pictures by H W Mesdag Ph de Koninick and many others 1947-1952
· Folder 140 - Picture by C Molenaer and J A Beerstraten 1947
· Folder 144 - Pictures by Backhusen and others 1946-1950
· Folder 145 - Picture by Bukove Vhaho 1948-1950
· Folder 154 - British owned works of art removed from Etretat, France 1946
· Folder 199 - Works of art, pictures and books 1946-1948
· Folder 200 - Works of art, furniture and carpets 1946-1948
· Folder 219 - Pictures and art objects 1947-1949
· Folder 221 - 23 pictures 1948
· Folder 223 - Pictures, porcelain, painting, glasses, etc (8 folders) 1947-1949
· Folder 236 - 9 pictures, property of Major Winlow, Alderney 1948
· Folder 269 - Definition and interpretation of restitution: vol I 1945 Oct-1948 Sept
· Folder 270 - Definition and interpretation of restitution: vol II 1948 Apr-1949 Oct
· Folder 271 - Internal procedure for restitution 1945-1946
· Folder 273 - MFA & A General Correspondence 1946
· Folder 274 - Weights and values of restituted goods: returns 1946-1947
· Folder 283 - Order under proclamation No. 2 requiring all restitutable property to be reported: vol I 1946 Feb-July
· Folder 284 - Order under proclamation No. 2 requiring all restitutable property to be reported: vol II 1946 Aug-1948 Mar
· Folder 285 - Order under proclamation No. 2 requiring all restitutable property to be reported: vol III 1948 Mar-1949 Mar

FO 1060 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Legal Division, and U.K. High Commission, Legal Division: Correspondence, Case Files, and Court Registers 1944-1958
· Folder 129 - Restitution of property: general 1948-1949
· Folder 262 - Document submitted to the Committee of Enquiry on Restitution: vol I 1951
· Folder 263 - Document submitted to the Committee of Enquiry on Restitution: vol II 1951
· Folder 264 - Document submitted to the Committee of Enquiry on Restitution: vol III 1951
· Folder 694 - Restitutions and reparations: bullion 1951-1953
· Folder 695 - Restitution law No. 59; policy: vol I 1949 May-1951 Jan
· Folder 696 - Restitution law No. 59; policy: vol II 1951 Jan-1952 Feb
· Folder 697 - Restitution law No. 59; policy: vol III 1951 Sept-1952 Aug
· Folder 698 - Restitution law No. 59; policy: vol IV 1952 Dec-1953 July
· Folder 699 - Restitution law No. 59; policy: vol V 1953 Aug-1954 May
· Folder 700 - Restitution law No. 59; policy: vol VI 1954 May-1955 Dec
· Folder 701 - Committee of Investigation into progress of restitution under law No. 59 1951-1953
· Folder 702 - Restitution law No. 59; Berlin policy: vol II 1953 Mar-July
· Folder 703 - Restitution law No. 59; Berlin policy: vol III 1953 Sept-1954 Mar
· Folder 704 - Restitution law No. 59, Board of Review; policy: vol I 1950 Mar-1954 Mar
· Folder 705 - Restitution law No. 59, Board of Review; policy: vol II 1954 Mar-Aug
· Folder 706 - Restitution law No. 59, Board of Review; policy: vol III 1954 Aug-1955 May
· Folder 707 - Restitution law No. 59; Board of Review: personnel 1950-1954
· Folder 708 - Restitution law No. 59; Board of Review: procedure 1950-1951
· Folder 709 - Restitution law No. 59: German courts procedure 1950-1952
· Folder 710 - Restitution law No. 59: Berlin restitution court 1952-1953
· Folder 711 - Supreme Restitution Court, Herford 1953-1956
· Folder 712 - Restitution law No. 59: amendments 1949-1952
· Folder 713 - Restitution law No. 59: regulation No. 7 (rights and duties of the Jewish Trust Corporation) vol I 1949 Apr-1953 Feb
· Folder 714 - Restitution law No. 59: regulation No. 7 (rights and duties of the Jewish Trust Corporation) vol II 1953 Mar-1955 June
· Folder 715 - Restitution law No. 59: amendment article No. 57 (effects of disposal by restitution agencies) 1950-1951
· Folder 716 - Property of Mr H E Mendelssohn: restitution claims regarding "Armerikehaus", Berlin 1947-1953
· Folder 987 - Restitution of property: vol I 1946 May-Dec
· Folder 988 - Restitution of property: vol II 1947
· Folder 1264 - Restitution of property 1948-1949

FO 1063 - Control Office for Germany and Austria and Foreign Office: Control Commission for Germany (British Element), Liaison Allied Contingent Branch, later Allied Liaison Branch: Registered Files (ALB, BAOR and other Series) 1945-1950
· Folder 98 - Reparations, deliveries and restitution: general (Eastern Europe) 1946
· Folder 103 - Reparations and restitutions 1945-1949

FO 1067 - Foreign Office: High Commissioner for West Germany, Maintenance Directorate: Registered Files 1944-1955
· Folder 149 - Valuable articles and works of art on loan to senior officials: application of Zonal Executive Instruction (ZEI) No. 92 1952

FO 1079 - European Advisory Commission: Minutes and Papers 1943-1945
· Folder 68 - Restitution Commission: Germany 1944-1945
· Folder 83 - Works of art and monuments 1944-1945

5. Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) - records created or inherited

HW 1 - Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 1940-1945
· Folder 2071 - Southern Europe: operation EBONY, evacuation of Corsica, to commence at 0400 hours on Oct 3; arrangements for final evacuation of Corsica, Oct 2; arrangements for removal or destruction of war gases found in Italy, Sept 30; intelligence review for Sept 30 by C in C South included Naples electricity works, telephone exchange and repeater station blown up; German propaganda to use Italy as an example of disadvantages of Allied victory when compared with prospects of German New Order, Sept 30; GAF training crews to be used for ferrying seized Italian seaplanes, Oct 2; limitations on use of Italian aircraft by bomber units of Air Fleet II, Sept 30; Air Fleet II's orders for night of Oct 2 and Oct 3 includes KG100 and KG26 to remain subordinated to Air Fleet III until further notice; attack on Atlantic convoy cancelled, Oct 2; GAF have transported works of art, Oct 1, 1943
· Folder 3113 - South Europe: Himmler calls for report about Czech troops in Italy, July 16; Himmler instructs SS to remove all works of art from Florence, July 22, 1944
· Folder 3539 - South Europe: Germans have given assurances about preserving Verona's works of art, Allies' air attacks show they have no such desire, Feb 14, 1945

HW 5 - Government Code and Cypher School: German Section: Reports of German Army and Air Force High Grade Machine Decripts (CX/FJ, CX/JQ and CX/MSS Reports) 1940-1945
· Folder 705 - Material given very limited distribution including identifications of crews of crashed Allied aircraft, Allied prisoners of war, removal of works of art, signals related to aftermath of attempt on Hitler, Sept 9 1943-Feb 28 1945

HW 13 - Government Code and Cypher School: Second World War Intelligence Summaries Based on Sigint 1939-1945

· Folder 196/7 - References to Works of art, 1943 Mar 9

HW 19 - Government Code and Cypher School: ISOS Section and ISK Section: Decrypts of German Secret Service (Abwehr and Sicherheitsdienst) Messages (ISOS, ISK and other series) 1940-1945
· Folder 239 7921-8504: 7926: VOLPI goods, removal of works of art. 8249: Securing of art treasures in MONTE CASSIN. 7927: VATICAN assisting Jews to escape. 7990: Brothers PERONE not arrested, may have been arrested during the Jew operation. 8013: Jews seek to get members of their families back to Italy by surrender of gold. 1943 Oct 27-1943 Nov 23


6.  Ministry of Education (ED)

ED 42 - Board of Education and Ministry of Education: Conference of Allied Ministers of Education: Correspondence and Papers, 30 files, 1942-1948

7.  Private Papers 

             WORK 82 - Office of Works and successors: Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments: Inspectors' Notebooks, Reports, Visit Books and Diaries 1897-1967
            · Folder 32 - Notebook belonging to P K Baillie Reynolds (Inspector of Ancient Monuments) of visits to ancient monuments in England 1938 Jan 01 - 1946 Dec 31
            · Folder 33 - Notebook belonging to P K Baillie Reynolds (Inspector of Ancient Monuments) relating to visit to Luxembourg and Belgium plus notes on visits to ancient monuments in England 1944 Jan 01 - 1946 Dec 31
           · Folder 38 - Notebook belonging to P K Baillie Reynolds listing all guide books and pamphlets on the Ancient Monuments of England, Wales and Scotland 1936 Jan 01 - 1958 Dec 31
           · Folder 39 - 1882 Diary used as a notebook by P K Baillie Reynolds to record visits to Ancient Monuments and works carried out on the sites 1934 Jan 01 - 1961 Dec 31
           · Folder 40 - Notebook belonging to P K Baillie Reynolds recording visits to Ancient Monuments in England and Wales 1934 Jan 01 - 1964 Dec 31
           · Folder 41 - Notebook belonging to P K Baillie Reynolds recording visits to Ancient Monuments in England and Wales 1938 Jan 01 - 1960 Dec 31 PRO 30
          · Folder 75/44 - Copy of report by Douglas Cooper, Assistant Director, M. F. A. and A. Branch, Control Commission for Germany, 30 June on German Kunstschutz (MFA and A Branch) in Italy 1943-1945

8.  Treasury (T)

T 160 - Treasury: Finance Department: Registred Files (F Series) 1887-1948
· Folder 1280 - Committees. General: Committee on the preservation and restitution of works of art within military theatre of operations 1944 Jan 12-1944 Nov 29

T 209 - British Committee on the Preservation and Restitution of Works of Art, Archives and Other Material in Enemy Hands (Macmillan Committee): Minutes,  Correspondence and Papers, 39 files, 1943-1947
· Folder 1 - Proposals to set up a committee on the protection of cultural monuments and works of art 1943-1944
· Folder 2 - The Minutes of Meetings Book signed by the Chairman, including terms of reference and names of members of committee 1944-1946
· Folder 3 - Chairman's notes on the future work of the committee: Extension of terms of reference 1944
· Folder 4 - American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Artistic and Historic Monuments in Europe (Roberts Commission): information 1944-1945
· Folder 5* - Commission for the Protection and Restitution of Cultural Material (Vaucher Commission): report and papers 1944-1946
· Folder 6* - Air Ministry 1944-1945
· Folder 7* - Ministry of Economic Warfare (later Economic Warfare Department, Foreign Office) 1944-1945
· Folder 8* - Foreign Office 1944-1945
· Folder 9* - Ministry of Information 1944-1945
· Folder 10* - War Office 1943-1945
· Folder 11 - Mission to Paris: report by Hon Sec 1944
· Folder 12 - Belgium and Luxemburg 1944-1945
· Folder 13 - France 1944
· Folder 14 - Germany 1944-1945
· Folder 15 - Greece 1945
· Folder 16 - The Netherlands 1945
· Folder 17 - Italy Part I 1944
· Folder 18 - Italy Part II 1945
· Folder 19 - Libya 1945
· Folder 20 - May to June 1945
· Folder 21 - July to September 1945
· Folder 22 - Oct 1945
· Folder 23 - Italy: future of four cultural Institutes formerly German property 1945
· Folder 24 - Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF), later Control Commission for Germany: liaison with Colonel Geoffrey Webb 1944-1945
· Folder 25* - Investigation into looted works of art and their whereabouts in Switzerland: reports of two visits 1945
· Folder 26* - Miscellaneous reports on looted art 1945
· Folder 27* - Miscellaneous lists of looted art 1945
· Folder 28 - Lists of Repositories of works of art and archives in Germany 1945
· Folder 29* - Interrogation reports of collectors of looted works of art 1945
· Folder 30 - Headquarters Allied Commission. Sub-commission for monuments, fine arts, and archives reports 1945-1946
· Folder 31* - Photographs of looted works of art 1945-1946
· Folder 32 - Proposed inter-allied restitution commission 1944-45
· Folder 33 - Proposed international secretariat to co-ordinate information on looted works of art 1945
· Folder 34 - Restitution of private property: miscellaneous papers 1945-1946
· Folder 35 - Winding up of the committee 1946
· Folder 36 - Germany
· Folder 37 - Greece 1946-1947
· Folder 38 - Italy 1945-1947
· Folder 39
Subseries within T 209 - Information sent to the committee
Subseries within T 209 - Publication of booklets on losses and survivals of works of art in the war
Subseries within T 209 - War Office reports on damage to monuments and works of art
Subseries within T 209 - American Forces field reports on German monuments, fine arts and archives


9. War Office (WO)

WO 169 - War Office: British Forces, Middle East War Diaries, Second World War 1939-1956
· Folder 7334 - 742 Arts. Wks. Coy. 1941 June- 1942 July, Sept.- Dec.

WO 170 - Central Mediterranean Forces, (British Element): Second World War 1942-1946
· Folder 4046 - Fine Arts and Antiques Department 1944 Nov., Dec.
· Folder 7553 - Department of Fine Arts 1945 Jan.- Sept.

WO 202 - British Military Missions in Liaison with Allied Forces; Military Headquarters Papers, Second World War 1938-1952
· Folder 798 - Civil affairs instructions: public monuments and fine arts, 1943 Dec.-1945 July

WO 204 - Allied Forces Mediterranean Theatre: Military Headquarters Papers, Second World War 1941-1948 
· Folder 2307 - Italy: photographs prepared by Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Subcommission, Allied Military Government: list of selected photographs and correspondence 1945 Apr.-May
· Folder 2637 - Italy: Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Sub-Commission 1944 Aug.-1945 Jan.
· Folder 2638 - Italy: Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Sub-Commission 1945 Feb.-1946 Jan.
· Folder 2721 - Monuments and Fine Arts: policy 1945 Oct.
· Folder 2994 - Greece: monthly reports of the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Branch, Land Forces Greece 1945 Aug.-Oct.
· Folder 2995 - Italy: reports of looting of works of art and their removal to Germany 1944 July-Dec.
· Folder 2996 - Italy: reports of looting of works of art and their removal to Germany 1944 July-1946 July
· Folder 3043 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: administrative memoranda, lists and reports 1945 Jan.-July
· Folder 3142 - Department of Fine Arts and Antiquities, HQ Military Liaison: reports 1945 Feb.-Aug.
· Folder 8972 - Fine arts and antiquities: correspondence 1944 Nov.-1945 Jan.
· Folder 9706 - Preservation of monuments and works of art 1944 Aug.-1945 Nov.
· Folder 10071 - Monuments and fine arts: lists of repositories of archives and objects from museums, collections etc. 1944 May-1945 Apr
· Folder 10072 - Florence: general administration and fine arts preservation
· Folder 10573 - Italy: missing works of art 1945 Oct.
· Folder 10575 - Sub-commission on movements, fine arts and archives, final reports 1946 June - Oct.

WO 219 - Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force: Military Headquarters Papers, Second World War 1939 -1947
· Folder 1508 - Monuments and war memorials 1944 July-1945 Feb
· Folder 3491 - Report on visits, state of preservation, local conditions, removal by the enemy, damage, looting, etc. 1944 May - Oct.
· Folder 3492 - Report on visits, state of preservation, local conditions, removal by the enemy, damage, looting, etc. 1944 Oct.-1945 Jan.
· Folder 3493 - Report on visits, state of preservation, local conditions, removal by the enemy, damage, looting, etc. 1944 Nov., Dec.
· Folder 3494 - Report on visits, state of preservation, local conditions, removal by the enemy, damage, looting, etc. 1944 Dec.-1945 Feb.
· Folder 3495 - Report on visits, state of preservation, local conditions, removal by the enemy, damage, looting, etc. 1945 Jan., Feb
· Folder 3496 - Report on visits, state of preservation, local conditions, removal by the enemy, damage, looting, etc. 1945 Feb., Mar.
· Folder 3497 - Report on visits, state of preservation, local conditions, removal by the enemy, damage, looting, etc. 1945 Feb.- July
· Folder 3908 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: general correspondence 1943 Mar.- 1944 Oct.
· Folder 3909 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: general correspondence 1944 Aug.- Nov.
· Folder 3910 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: official list of protected monuments, Germany 1944 Oct.-1945 Apr.
· Folder 3911 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: France 1944 Aug., Sept.
· Folder 3912 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: France 1945 Feb.- May
· Folder 3913 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: Germany 1944 Oct.-1945 May
· Folder 3914 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: reports 1944 Sept.-1945 Feb.
· Folder 3915 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: reports 1944 Nov.-1945 Feb.
· Folder 3916 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: reports 1944 Nov.-1945 May
· Folder 3917 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: directives and instructions 1944 Feb.- June
· Folder 3918 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: reports 1944 Nov.-1945 May
· Folder 3919 - SHAEF missions 1944 April- Dec.
· Folder 3920 - Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives: directives and instructions 1944 Oct.- 1945 May
· Folder 5279 - Looting of European art treasures 1945 Apr - July

WO 220 - Directorate of Civil Affairs: Files, Reports and Handbooks, 1940-49
· Folder 104 - Special report on Ghent by I.S.T. department, 1943 Nov
· Folder 584 - McMillan committee, 1943 May - 1945 Aug.
· Folder 586 - Safeguarding cultured material in the field 1943
· Folder 590 - French archives, 1943 Dec.- 1945 Feb.
· Folder 597 - A.C.C. : reports by sub commission 1943 Oct.- 1944 June
· Folder 598 - Parliamentary questions on German looting, sacrilege and wanton damage 1943 Oct.- 1944 Aug.
· Folder 600 - Lists of protected monuments in Italy, 1944 Feb.- 1946 Jan.
· Folder 601 - Report of bomb damage to M.F.A. in France, Belgium and Germany, 1944 May - Sept.
· Folder 603 - Field reports on M.F.A. 15-16-17 France, 1944 Dec.- 1945 Feb.
· Folder 604 - Belgium and Luxemburg: lists of monuments and handbook on C.A., 1944 May - Sept.
· Folder 605 - Historical monuments in France, 1944 May
· Folder 607 - France: field reports 21 and 22, 1944 Mar.- July
· Folder 609 - Protection of fine arts in France, 1944 June - Oct.
· Folder 610 - C.A. handbook official list of protected monuments, and contents of churches, 1944 June
· Folder 611 - ?
· Folder 612 - C.A. Reports and No. 7 Field Report: France, 1944 Aug.- Dec.
· Folder 613 - C.A. Reports on Germany, 1944 Sept.- 1945 May
· Folder 614 - C.A. Reports on Holland, 1944 Oct.- 1945 July
· Folder 615 - C.A. Reports on Greece and Balkans, 1944 Oct.- 1945 Sept.
· Folder 616 - C.A. Reports on Belgium and Luxemburg 1944 Oct.- 1945 July
· Folder 617 - C.A. Reports on France 9 to 14, 1944 Nov.- 1945 Jan.
· Folder 618 - C.A. Reports on Austria, 1944 Nov.- 1945 July
· Folder 619 - C.A. Reports on Far East, 1944 Feb.- 1945 Sept.
· Folder 620 - C.A. Reports on Italy, 1944 Feb.- 1945 Sept.
· Folder 621 - ?
· Folder 622 - Extracts from press reports on damage done to art treasures , 1944
· Folder 623 - ?
· Folder 624 - Field reports No. 8 and 9 Italy, 1944 June - Sept.
· Folder 625 - Field reports No. 10 Italy, 1944 Sept.- Nov.
· Folder 626 - Field reports No. 11 Italy, 1944 Oct.- Dec.
· Folder 627 - Field reports No. 12 Italy, 1944 Oct.- Dec.
· Folder 628 - Field reports No. 13 and 14 Italy, 1944 Nov., Dec.
· Folder 629 - Field reports No. 15, 16 and 17 Italy, 1945 Jan.- June
· Folder 630 - Field reports No. 18 and 19 Italy, 1945 Apr.- Aug.
· Folder 631 - Field reports No. 20, 21 and 22 Italy, 1945 May - Oct.
· Folder 632 - Field reports No. 1 to 7 France, 1945 Mar.- July
· Folder 633 - Field reports No. 18 to 20 France, 1945 Mar.
· Folder 634 - Field reports No. 22 to 23 France, 1945 May - June
· Folder 635 - Gazetteer of Monuments in Schleswig Holstein, 1945 May
· Folder 636 - Record of war damage to monuments in Italy, 1945 Apr.
· Folder 637 - Sicily : final reports, 1945 Aug.- Nov.
· Folder 638 - Italy : final reports, 1945 Aug.- Dec.
· Folder 639 - Greece and Balkans reports, 1945 Sept.- 1946 Feb.
· Folder 640 - Lists of monuments and cultural buildings Germany, 1945 Feb.
· Folder 641 - Situation reports : Austria, 1945 May - Dec.
· Folder 642 - Report on the North Rhine Province , 1945 July - 1946 Feb.
· Folder 643 - Report on M.F.A. in Germany, 1945 July - Oct.
· Folder 644 - Report on M.F.A. in Germany, 1945 Oct.- 1946 Jan.
· Folder 645 - Consolidated reports in Germany, 1945 Nov., Dec.
· Folder 646 - Lists of M.F.A. in North Africa, 1945
· Folder 647 - Lists of M.F.A. in N/E Italy, 1945
· Folder 648 - French provisional museums, 1945
· Folder 649 - List of monuments in the Far East, 1945

WO 229 - Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force and 21 Army Army Group: Microfilms 1943-1945
· Folder 1/7 - Historical: Prohibition of sale and export of works of art in Germany, 1945 Jan 01 - 1945 Dec 31
· Folder 3/24 - Fine arts 1944 Jan 01 - 1945 Dec 31
· Folder 18/3 - Historical documents, fine arts, archive and buildings, 1944 Jan 01 - 1945 Dec 31
· Folder 55/2 - Preservation of historical monuments, arts, objects, etc., 1944 Jan 01 - 1945 Dec 31



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Source
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American Association of Museums, 2001, pp. 132-133.

 

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