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):