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Apse Brickwork to Gallery Cornice, Photographs of Hagia Sophia

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-285e
  • File
  • 1935 - 1979

Contains 5” x 7” photographs of views and details in Hagia Sophia, representing the following subjects: - APSE BRICKWORK - DOME CORNICE LIP (SECOND SET) - DCL - DCLA - DOME CORNICE UNDERSIDE - DOME CORNICE UPPER - DCUA - N. CORNICE UPPER - S. CORN...

Birturk, Yavuz

Buttresses: Exterior, and Piers, ca. 1950s-1960s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-03-287
  • File
  • 1950 - 1969

Contains photographs of brick details on the exterior of the buttresses, some credited to Paul Underwood and some to Yavuz Birtürk. Folder includes a note, “COPIES SENT TO R.J.M,” which lists 16 categories of photographs that were probably sent to...

Birturk, Yavuz

Correspondence between Robert Van Nice and Yavuz Birtürk, April 1962-December 1975

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-123/124/125
  • File
  • 1962 - 1975

Original folder title, “YAVUZ.” Correspondence includes estimates of time and costs for Birtürk’s work on Hagia Sophia. Birtürk took photographs and did drawings and rubbings. Other topics of correspondence include an ongoing issue regarding a pen...

Birturk, Yavuz

Hagia Sophia Project Expenses, 1963-1965

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-128/129
  • File
  • 1963 - 1965

Original folder title, “ACCOUNTS / ISTANBUL 1963-1965.” Folder contains expenses, receipts, and explanations for money spent, including a description of the reasons for hiring Yavuz Birtürk and a justification of his pay rate. Includes letters to ...

Van Nice, Robert L.

Hagia Sophia Project, December 1959-December 1960

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-120
  • File
  • 1959 - 1960

Contains expense reports, timesheets, and general correspondence with students and architects interested in the project. Folder also includes correspondence with fieldwork assistants, including Yavuz Birtürk and Mahmut Ötüş.

Birturk, Yavuz

Hagia Sophia Timesheets, 1972-1975

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-170/171/172
  • File
  • 1972 - 1975

Contains timesheets with the hours worked by Van Nice’s assistants, Padermyos Mulasastra, John F. Wilson, Yavuz Birtürk, D.E. Jacobs, and Paul Edward Fair. Van Nice also calculated the hours that they did not work, i.e., the potential time lost.

Van Nice, Robert L.

North Cornice to Salzenberg, Photographs of Hagia Sophia

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-285f
  • File
  • 1935 - 1979

Contains 5” x 7” photographs of views and details in Hagia Sophia, representing the following subjects: - N. CORNICE, GROUND & GALLERY - S. CORNICE, GROUND & GALLERY - NAVE, EXEDRA ARCHES (YAVUZ ’62) - SEMIDOMES E. & W. (BRICKWORK) (YAVUZ PHOTOS) ...

Makridis, Yani

Photograph Category Lists

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-01-224
  • File

Contains lists of photographs separated by category. Each category has a list of photographs, a general description of each, and a diagram showing the location in Hagia Sophia where the photographs were taken. Lists include: “Photos Sent to RM,” “...

Photograph Location Diagrams and Lists

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-01-223
  • File

Contains lists of photographs of Hagia Sophia separated by who took them and when (e.g., “Yanni ‘66 Leica”). Photographers include “Yanni,” “RLV” (who may or may not be Van Nice), “[Cecil] Lee Striker,” “Bob & Dick” (likely Van Nice, and possibly...

SAS-Yanni ‘64, Photographs of Hagia Sophia

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-285d
  • File
  • 1935 - 1979

Contains small photographs (mostly 2 ½” x 3 ½”, but some 3 ½” x 4 ½” and 4” x 5”) of views and details in Hagia Sophia representing the following subjects or abbreviations, which correspond to sections of the building: SWC; SWR; WINDOWS, GALLERY;...

Wright, David H. (David Herndon)

Upper Cornice and Gallery Arcade

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-03-291
  • File

Contains many detail photographs of the upper cornice and gallery arcade, numbered 1-8 to 10-44 (not inclusive).

Birturk, Yavuz

Various Photograph Lists

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-01-218
  • File

Title provided by previous processor: “Photographs: Work Sheets.” Folder contains: a list of “Kodachromes of Turkey” identified by Van Nice; a small envelope of duplicate prints; a list of pictures labeled “Yavuz’ original identifications of 1956 ...