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Subseries 01 - Correspondence and Fundraising, 1984-1989

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01-01-01

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Correspondence and Fundraising, 1984-1989

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  • 1984-1989 (Creation)

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14 folders

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Tauss, Charles (1927-2000)

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Spitz, Betty Sara (1933-2011)

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Contains administrative correspondence between Charles Tauss, Betty Spitz, the Directors of the Hagia Sophia Museum and other staff, and Şinasi Başeğmez, the curator and later consultant to the Hagia Sophia and Kariye Camii museums. There is additional correspondence with potential fund contributors, staff at The New York Times regarding coverage of the project, and Ernest Hawkins regarding technical aspects of the conservation work. All correspondence dates from 1984 to 1989. Some of the 1989 correspondence refers to the partially uncovered mosaics in the eastern arch of Hagia Sophia.

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Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Camii Museum Project, ca. 1955-1990s

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Preferred Citation: Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Museum Project, ca.1955-1990s, PH.BZ.011, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Use the following preferred citation for the photographic materials in Subgroup 01, Series 02, and Subgroup 02, Series 02, Box 04 and 05: Donation by Estate of Charles Tauss, Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Museum Project, ca.1955-1990s, PH.BZ.011, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Camii Museum Project, ca. 1955-1990s

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