Patricia Grimsted


Senior Research Associate, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University

Center Associate
Russian and former USSR archives;
Displaced cultural property from WWII archives, books, and art
Current Project
Updated and Expanded guide to archives of the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg and fate of its loot
Foreign Language


, Russian history
, University of California--Berkeley CA
Selected Publications

Returned from Russia: Nazi Archival Plunder in Western Europe and Recent Restitution Issues, Paper edition with an updated "Afterword — 2013," (Fall 2013).

Reconstructing the Record of Nazi Cultural Plunder:A Survey of the Dispersed Archives of the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) (International Institute for Social History, 2011).

“Spoils of War v. Cultural Heritage: The Russian Cultural Property Law in Historical Context,” editor and major contributor, International Journal of Cultural Property 17, no. 2 (2010).

Archives of Russia: A Directory and Bibliographic Guide to Holdings in Moscow and St. Petersburg, edited and wrote preface (M.E. Sharpe, 2000).

“ArcheoBiblioBase" – Internet directory and bibliography of Russian archives, in conjunction with the State Public Historical Library (Moscow) and the International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam):