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File 042 - Correspondence from Egon Wellesz to Thomas Whittemore

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-042

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Correspondence from Egon Wellesz to Thomas Whittemore

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  • December 1949 – April 1950 (Creation)

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Wellesz, Egon (October 21, 1885-November 9, 1974)

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Wellesz was an Austrian-born British composer, teacher and musicologist specializing in Byzantine music. He was born Oct. 21, 1885, in Vienna; and died Nov. 9, 1974, in Oxford.

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Box 3 contains correspondence documenting the fieldwork activities in Kariye Camii. Also includes newspaper clippings, records of financial expenses and personnel matters, and administrative records regarding the future of the Byzantine Institute and the publication of an issue of Life magazine, which featured the restoration and conservation work in Hagia Sophia.

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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 003