Copy of Archaeology magazine and article reprints
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-04-325
Article reprints include: "The Uncovering of Byzantine Mosaics in Hagia Sophia", by William MacDonald, volume 4, no.2, pages 89-93, and "Hagia Sophia: The Collapse of the First Dome", by William Emerson and Robert L. Van Nice, volume 4, no. 2, pag...
Van Nice, Robert L.
Correspondence between Paul Underwood and Seth Gano
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-081
Includes a draft for the article “Implications of New Evidence on the Structure of Hagia Sophia” by William Emerson and Robert L. Van Nice, April 29, 1946
Gano, Seth Thomas
Correspondence between William Emerson and Robert Van Nice, January 1951-May 1955
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-01-018/019/020/021/022/023
- 1951 - 1955
Contains project updates and expense reports for 1951-1954. Folder also contains correspondence indicating that Van Nice will remain in Istanbul until November 1955 to complete the measurements and drawings for the entire building. It also include...
Van Nice, Robert L.
Correspondence between William Emerson and Robert Van Nice, January 1955-April 1957
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-01-027/028/029/030/031
- 1955 - 1957
Includes an April 5, 1957 letter to Emerson about how grateful Van Nice was to have been entrusted all of Emerson’s papers on the Hagia Sophia project and that his “sole aim remains, as you know, to put before interested persons at the earliest po...
Morey, Charles Rufus
Correspondence regarding Archaeology magazine articles, 1951-1953
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-02-217
- 1951 - 1953
Original folder title, “AAAS-PAPER / Johnson + Vermont Printing.” Folder contains correspondence with The Vermont Printing Company regarding reprints of the two articles from Archaeology. Folder also includes correspondence with William MacDonald...
Correspondence with the Illustrated London News, 1956-1958
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-02-232
- 1956 - 1958
Original folder title, “LON. ILL. / Whitting.” Folder contains correspondence with the Illustrated London News and with Philip Whitting, a Byzantinist and member of the Advisory Board who may have had some connection to the News. Folder also inclu...
Whitting, Philip D.
Dome Report and Measuring Sheets, ca. 1940
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-02-146
Contains the report “Outline of Dome Information,” detailing Van Nice’s observations and discoveries in the course of examining the dome. Folder also includes copies of measuring sheets. The report and measuring sheets were sent back to William Em...
Hagia Sophia Project, January-December 1970
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-161/162
Contains expense reports, an article about Van Nice from Old Oregon, Magazine of the University of Oregon Alumni Association (rewritten by Van Nice), and correspondence, as well as a photograph of William Emerson
Van Nice, Robert L.
Offprints and Copies of Articles by Robert Van Nice, ca. late 1940s-1980s
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-05-332/333
- 1945 - 1989
Contains offprints and copies of the following articles written and co-written by Van Nice:
- “Hagia Sophia: New Types of / Structural Evidence”
- “HAGIA SOPHIA AND THE FIRST MINARET ERECTED / AFTER THE CONQUEST OF CONSTANTINOPLE”
- “HAGIA SOPHIA:...
Photographs Received from William Emerson’s Estate, ca. 1936-1940
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-04-315
- 1936 - 1940
Contains various 7” x 9” photographs of the interior and exterior of Hagia Sophia. Folder includes general views and details, and most bear a Byzantine Institute stamp on the versos.
Byzantine Institute, Inc.
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-072
Original folder title, “READING NOTES: FIRST CARBON.” Folder contains quotations from historical sources, as well as some contemporary reports, separated by subject (Architects, Galleries, Material, etc.). It is possible that one copy belonged to ...
Research Notes, Copy 2
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-073
Contains quotations from historical sources, as well as some contemporary reports, separated by subject (Architects, Galleries, Material, etc.) It is possible that one copy belonged to Van Nice and another to William Emerson or to the Byzantine I...
Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989
- 1936 - 1989
This collection documents the architectural survey of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, conducted by Robert L. Van Nice from the late 1930s to the 1980s. The project was sponsored by William Emerson, Dean of Architecture at the Massachusetts Insti...
“Outline of Text, 1948: First Draft”
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-03-091
Contains drafts of a manuscript sent to William Emerson. Folder also contains a table of contents and a detailed outline of some of the chapters, including general description, history, structural system, sources of architectural information, main...
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-063/064
Contains research notes, clippings, drawings, and analyses of metal specimens, as well as several articles by and about Cyril Stanley Smith, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and historian of metallurgy. Folder also contains...
Smith, Cyril Stanley