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Unità archivistica 201 - “Dumbarton Oaks Minutes of Departmental Meetings,” 1948-1956

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-201

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“Dumbarton Oaks Minutes of Departmental Meetings,” 1948-1956

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  • 1948-1956 (Creazione)

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1 folder

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Dumbarton Oaks (1940-Present)

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Robert and Mildred Bliss retired to their Georgetown home, Dumbarton Oaks, in 1933. They began adding to their already extensive collection of artwork and reference books, anticipating the creation of a research institute. In 1940, the Blisses gave their property to Harvard University, creating Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

"Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection is an institute in Washington, DC, administered by the Trustees for Harvard University. It supports research and learning internationally in Byzantine, Garden and Landscape, and Pre-Columbian studies through fellowships and internships, meetings, and exhibitions. Located in residential Georgetown, Dumbarton Oaks welcomes researchers at all career stages who come to study its books, objects, images, and documents. It opens its doors to the public to visit its historic Gardens, designed by Beatrix Farrand; its Museum, with world-class collections of art; and its Music Room, for lectures and concerts. The institute disseminates knowledge through its own publications (such as Dumbarton Oaks Papers and symposium volumes) as well as through the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library (published by Harvard University Press). Dumbarton Oaks also makes accessible ever more of its resources freely online." -http://www.doaks.org/about

Among its many other activities, in January of 1963, Dumbarton Oaks and the trustees of Harvard University assumed all fieldwork activities formerly initiated by the Byzantine Institute. The Dumbarton Oaks fieldwork committee directed and sponsored new fieldwork projects in Turkey (Church of St. Polyeuktos), Cyprus (Church of the Panagia Amasgou at Monagri), Syria (Dibsi Faraj), and present-day Macedonia (Bargala).

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Contains minutes of departmental meetings from 1948-1956. Van Nice is not listed as an attendee and it is possible that the binder that originally held these minutes belonged to Glanville Downey.

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It is likely that the contents of Files 201-206 were not produced by Van Nice, but were added to the collection at a later date, possibly by a previous processor. Therefore, they are located at the end of this series, rather than in chronological order.

Some of these folders contain papers from the Director’s Office of Dumbarton Oaks. They include correspondence between Van Nice and Giles Constable, Robert Thomson, William R. Tyler, and John Thacher, among others. These folders may contain fieldwork updates, expense reports, copies of drawings, and Dumbarton Oaks memos about the project. They may also contain letters about Van Nice, where he is not a correspondent.

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Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

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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.

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Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

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Copyright for Robert Van Nice materials belongs to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents, including Rowland J. Mainstone, must be obtained from the copyright holder.

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  • Scatola: MS.BZ.012, Subgroup 01, Box 019