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File 010 - Architectural Notes on the “MEGALITHIC YARD / BORST”

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-010

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Architectural Notes on the “MEGALITHIC YARD / BORST”

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Van Nice, Robert L. (1910-1994)

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Contains correspondence with and articles by Lyle B. Borst about his theory of measurement. Borst suggests that many European churches were actually built upon megalithic plans that predate the building foundations. Articles include “English Henge Cathedrals,” “Megalithic Plan Underlying Canterbury Cathedral,” and others.

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Lyle B. Borst, “English Henge Cathedrals,” Nature 224, no. 5217 (October 1969): 335-342.

Lyle B. Borst, “Megalithic Plan Underlying Canterbury Cathedral,” Science 163 (February 1969): 567-570.

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Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

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Preferred Citation: Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989, MS.BZ.012, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Some materials created by Rowland J. Mainstone are restricted.

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Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

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Copyright for Robert Van Nice materials belongs to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents, including Rowland J. Mainstone, must be obtained from the copyright holder.

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  • Box: MS.BZ.012, Subgroup 02, Box 001