- ca. late 1930s-1980s (Creation)
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Folders of drawings are grouped by area of the building or elements within Hagia Sophia, and then arranged roughly alphabetically. For example: Aisle, Apse, Atrium, Baptistery, Buttress, Columns, Dome, Exonarthex, Floor, Gallery, Graffiti, Ground Level, Mason's Marks, Minarets, Mosaics, Narthex, Nave, Pendentives, Piers, Ramps, Semidomes, Squinches, Tympana, Wells, Windows, etc.
Additional drawings of Hagia Sophia and templates are filed at the end of the series, along with miscellaneous drawings not created by Van Nice and his assistants.
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Preferred Citation: Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989, MS.BZ.012, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.
Some materials created by Rowland J. Mainstone are restricted.