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Black and White Mounted Photograph Collection

  • PH.BZ.001
  • Collection

The collection includes over 75,000 mounted black and white photographic prints of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology, its bulk being from the fourth through the fifteenth century, along with corresponding negatives where available. The ...

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Corpus of Early Christian and Byzantine Silver, 1981-1986

  • MS.BZ.020
  • Collection
  • 1981 - 1986

The collection documents approximately 1,500 Byzantine silver vessels and utensils produced for liturgical and domestic use between 300 and 1453 CE within the geographical boundaries of the Roman and Byzantine empires (as known, ca. 1985). Silver ...

Diebold, William

Correspondence

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01
  • Series
  • 1920 - 2006

Series 1 contains correspondence and administrative records that were created and compiled by the organizations’ fieldwork directors and staff members. This series documents the day-to-day administrative operations as well as matters related to s...

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Census Project, ca. 1930s-1980s

  • MS.BZ.014
  • Collection
  • 1930 - 1989

The Census of Objects of Early Christian and Byzantine Art in North American Collections contains over 12,000 mounted black-and-white photographic prints of Byzantine objects in North American collections, both public and private. Documentation sh...

Bliss, Mildred

Dumbarton Oaks Gardens: Winter and Summer Scenes, ca. 1920s-1940s

  • PH.GL.002
  • Collection
  • 1920 - 1949

Based on the film edge codes, clothing, and garden scenes, sections of the film can be dated to the mid-1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. The combined footage illustrates Dumbarton Oaks when it was still a private residence, as well as when it became an in...

Amateur Cinema League

Dumbarton Oaks Research Archive, ca. 1940s

  • MS.BZ.018
  • Collection

In the academic year of 1941-1942, Dumbarton Oaks initiated two research projects (or a research program)—"Fontes" and "Archives of Byzantine Art" (also known as "Archives" or "Research Archives")—that was initially supervised by Wilhelm Koehler (...

Friend, Albert Mathias, Jr.

Illuminated Manuscript Photographs Collection, ca. 1950

  • PH.BZ.005
  • Collection
  • 1945 - 1955

This collection gathers together photographs of Byzantine and Armenian manuscript illuminations photographed by the Library of Congress, scholars, museums and other photo archives. A significant portion of the collection reflects the research of A...

Library of Congress

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

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-201
  • File
  • 1948 - 1956

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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