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File 027 - Correspondence with Seth Gano

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-027

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Correspondence with Seth Gano

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  • August 1947 – March 1953 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Gano, Seth Thomas (1879–1955)

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Seth Gano was the secretary of the Byzantine Institute. He also served as the treasurer of Committee for the Education of Russian Youth in Exile. He was born in Milford, New York, and married Adelaide Eva Beunke in 1907, the same year he graduated from Harvard. He lived in Belmont, Massachusetts and was a member of the Unitarian Service Committee.

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Refers to "The Bulletin of the Byzantine Institute" and Alison Frantz's publications on the Athenian Agora.

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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