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File 026 - Correspondence between the American Council of Learned Societies and the Byzantine Institute

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-026

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Correspondence between the American Council of Learned Societies and the Byzantine Institute

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  • January 1947 – May 1952 (Creation)

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1 folder

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American Council of Learned Societies (1919-)

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"ACLS, a private, nonprofit federation of 71 national scholarly organizations, is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences. Advancing scholarship by awarding fellowships and strengthening relations among learned societies is central to our work. Other activities include support for scholarly conferences, reference works, and scholarly communication innovations." -http://www.acls.org/about/

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Refers to the publications “Eastern Elements of Western Chant” by Egon Wellesz and “Twenty Canons of the Trinity Hirmologium” by H.J.W. Tillyard, both publications of "Monumenta musicae Byzantinae." Also includes Whittemore’s request for two Fulbright Fellowships for George Holt and John Howard Lee to assist in the uncovering and conservation work at St. Irene in Istanbul.

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Box 2 contains letters regarding the restoration and conservation of Hagia Sophia and Kariye Camii. They document: research activities, artifact purchases, film and photographic documentation, scaffolding plans, administrative and personnel matters following Whittemore’s death, grant and permit proposals, and official permits.

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The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s

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Preferred citation: The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s

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Copyright for Byzantine Institute materials belong to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents must be obtained from the copyright holder.

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  • Box: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 01, Box 002