Committee to Rescue Italian Art, Papers: Palazzo Pitti Office. 1966-1873


Committee to Rescue Italian Art, Papers: Palazzo Pitti Office. 1966-1873

Papers from the Palazzo Pitti office of the American Committee to Rescue Italian Art (CRIA), founded to restore cultural heritage damaged by the 1966 Florentine flood, include correspondence, reports, invoices, and photographs related to the organization’s activities.

7.7 Linear feet; (189 folders)

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