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    A variety of untitled photographs taken during Illinois professor Edwin Carter Rae's service as one of the "Monuments Men," as well as Rae's diary from that time, are available in the Edwin C. Rae Papers in the University Archives.

    A variety of untitled photographs taken during Illinois professor Edwin Carter Rae's service as one of the "Monuments Men," as well as Rae's diary from that time, are available in the Edwin C. Rae Papers in the University Archives.

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      A variety of untitled photographs taken during Illinois professor Edwin Carter Rae's service as one of the "Monuments Men," as well as Rae's diary from that time, are available in the Edwin C. Rae Papers in the University Archives.

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      Edwin Carter Rae wrote: "Aug 11-22, 1945 ECR installed as chief, Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Branch, Detachment E1 F3, APO 658. ... "

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      Edwin Carter Rae

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      "Monuments Men" at work.

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