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"Interior", Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-02-01-496
  • File
  • 1934 - 1954

Photographs from Sebah & Joaillier and the Byzantine Institute with descriptions. Includes one photograph of Thomas Whittemore and the Byzantine Institute staff.

Byzantine Institute, Inc.

Hagia Sophia Project, December 1957-December 1958

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-113/114
  • File
  • 1957 - 1958

Contains general correspondence about the project, as well as expense reports. Topics include the “discovery” of the Alexander mosaic in Hagia Sophia by Van Nice. Folder also includes correspondence with the School of Architecture at the Universit...

Van Nice, Robert L.

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


  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-080/081/082
  • File

Contains correspondence regarding historical accounts written by visitors to Hagia Sophia in previous centuries. These folders also may contain references to other Byzantine Institute fieldwork projects, such as drawings of Kariye Camii, Hagia Eir...