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File 004 - Correspondence with various supporters of the “Kariye Museum Project,” 1985-1986

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01-01-01-004

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Correspondence with various supporters of the “Kariye Museum Project,” 1985-1986

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  • 1985-1986 (Creation)

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Tauss, Charles (1927-2000)

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Spitz, Betty Sara (1933-2011)

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Original folder title: “Various Correspondence re: Supporters 1985-1989.” Folder contains correspondence with Betty Spitz, Charles Tauss, and various organizations regarding current and potential funding of the “Kariye Museum Project.” Materials include: Copy of letter from Gerald Schoenfeld, Chairman of Shubert Foundation, to Barnabas McHenry, Chairman, Reader’s Digest, July 26, 1985; Copy of letter from Betty Spitz to Karl Katz, Special Consultant for Film & Television, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 29, 1985; Copy of letter from Betty Spitz to William Macomber, President of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 31, 1985. Letter also includes one typed sheet of the budget for conservation work for the 1985 fieldwork season; Copy of handwritten letter from Charles Tauss to William Macomber, August 1, 1985; Two (2) copies of a letter from Karl Katz to Barnabas McHenry, August 5, 1985; Copy of letter from Betty Spitz to William Macomber, August 6, 1985. Letter also includes a small note about Macomber hosting a private reception and an exhibit tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Two (2) copies of a letter from Betty Spitz to Barnabas McHenry, August 6, 1985; Copy of letter from William Macomber to Barnabas McHenry, August 7, 1985; Letter from William Macomber to Charles Tauss, August 8, 1985; Copy of letter from Betty Spitz to Barnabas McHenry, August 30, 1985; Letter from Daniel Peur, Office of the Dean, Yale University, to Charles Tauss, September 19, 1985; Copy of letter from Barnabas McHenry to Halsey M. North, Executive Director, Cultural Council Foundation, September 26, 1985; Copy of letter from Betty Spitz to William Macomber, November 6, 1985; Copy of letter from Betty Spitz to Philippe de Montebello, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 6, 1986.

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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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  • Box: MS.BZ.011, Box 001