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Introduction

The following books describe methods of provenance research for objects of various kinds, especially fine art objects and books.

Methods in provenance research

Pearson, David.  Provenance Research in Book History: A Handbook London:  The British Library, 1994.

Vitalizing Memory:  International Perspectives on Provenance Research.  Washington, DC:  American Association of Museums, 2005.

Yeide, Nancy H.  The AAM Guide to Provenance Research.  Washington, DC.:  American Association of Museums, 2001.
 

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war