203 boxes, several large size folders containing graphic material
documents and photographs are grouped in folders
private records and photographs; awards; offprints; notes on activities as collector; study materials on Byzantine art, synagogues, Judaica, churches in Rome, Italy and the Mediterranean, as well as on architects; 22 boxes of correspondence in alphabetic order (n.b.: there are no letters prior to 1952, most letters date from the time after Krautheimer’s removal to Rome in 1971).
People and organizationsErnst Steinmann Willibald Sauerländer Erwin Panofsky Richard Hamann Paul Frankl Justus Bier Karl Lehmann Wolfgang Lotz Gerard E. Caspary Werner Weisbach James S. Ackerman Wolfgang Frankl Ernst Kitzinger Heinrich Wölfflin Christoph Luitpold Frommel Walter Friedländer Adolph Goldschmidt
Artists, schools, periodsBaroque Gian Lorenzo Bernini Renaissance early Christian art and architecture Byzantine art Francesco Borromini Lorenzo Ghiberti
Genres and themesRome synagogue early Christian art and architecture Byzantine architecture Renaissance architecture
Bequeathed to the Bibliotheca Hertziana in Krautheimer’s will of June 1992; main heir of Krautheimer’s legacy was his nephew Gerard Caspary; the documents were found in Krautheimer’s apartment in the Palazzo Zuccari, Rome; an inventory of the archive was compiled in 1997.
detailed inventory; word document
Munich, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, archive; New York, Leo Baeck Institute; New York, Public Library, Rare Books, aid box 20 (according to Wendland); Oxford, Bodleian Library, mss. SPSL 189/1 (according to Wendland); Rome, Bibliotheca Hertziana, archive, records related to Krautheimer also in section “Hertziana Allgemein”.