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Abydos, Egypt, ca. 1920s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.017-04-01
  • Subseries
  • 1920 - 1929

The oversize rubbings and tracings contained in these folders were reproduced by Alexandre Piankoff in several articles published after Thomas Whittemore’s death in 1950 in Les Cahiers Coptes and the Bulletin de la Société d’Archéologie Copte. Acc...

Whittemore, Thomas

Bulgaria, ca. 1920s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.017-02
  • Series
  • 1920 - 1929

Contains research and bibliographic materials, translations and transcriptions of articles, ground plans, drafts of preliminary reports, correspondence, and watercolor paintings. These items document the excavations and studies of frescoes and ar...

Whittemore, Thomas

Correspondence from Thomas Whittemore to Seth Gano

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-01-005
  • File
  • 1932

Reports on his stay in Ankara for the "Historical Congress". Important evidence of Whittemore’s relationship with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and the beginning of the conservation and restoration projects executed by the Byzantine Institute.

Whittemore, Thomas

Correspondence with Boris Ermoloff

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-01-013
  • File
  • 1939 - 1940

Correspondence regarding a copy of a bibliography on the history of Bulgarian art since 1930 and an article by Nikodim Kondakov. Also includes a draft of Tomas Whittemore's foreword for the inaugural volume of the "The Bulletin of the Byzantine In...

Whittemore, Thomas

Correspondence with Thomas Whittemore

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-015
  • File
  • 1940 - 1950

Includes a copy of a letter from Ismet Inönü, second President of Turkey (1938-1950)

Inonu, Ismet

Egypt, ca. early 1910s-early 1930s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.017-01
  • Series
  • 1910 - 1933

Divided into 3 subseries and contains research and bibliographic materials, transcriptions, ground plans, drafts of preliminary reports, publication materials, and correspondence. Contents also include the research materials and notes of Alexandr...

Egypt Exploration Society

Notes and correspondence

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-02-01-01-018
  • File
  • 1930 - 1939

Includes correspondence between J. L. Capes and Thomas Whittemore regarding James Burton's notes, March 12, 1932

Whittemore, Thomas

Osireion at Abydos and General Abydos, Egypt, ca. 1910s-early 1930s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.017-01-01
  • Subseries
  • 1910 - 1933

Contains materials related to Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Abydos during the 1910s to the early 1930s. Whittemore was the American Representative to the EES excavations between 1911-1914; he also visited the site during the 1920s and e...

Whittemore, Thomas

Oversize Rubbings and Drawings, ca. 1920s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.017-04
  • Series
  • 1920 - 1929

Contains oversize rubbings, drawings, and maps related to Thomas Whittemore’s archaeological activities in Egypt. The drawings and rubbings were executed on a variety of paper types, including drafting cloth, tracing paper, and grid paper. Materi...

Piankoff, Alexandre

Photographs, ca. 1910s-1930s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.017-03
  • Series
  • 1910 - 1939

Contains black and white photographs from the 1910s through the 1930s that document fieldwork projects in Egypt and Bulgaria.

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

Thomas Whittemore Papers, ca. 1875-1966

  • MS.BZ.013
  • Collection
  • 1875 - 1966

The bulk of the collection consists of Thomas Whittemore’s teaching materials, correspondence, printed materials (e.g., books, playbills, and pamphlets), and photographs, which were created between the late 1800s and 1950s. The items are related ...

Whittemore, Thomas