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Analysis of wall paintings and pigment specimens at Kariye Camii

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-02-02-05-405
  • File
  • 1957

Includes correspondence from Rutherford J. Gettens to Paul Underwood, May 23, 1957, and a list of 15 specimens sampled by Ernest Hawkins, Carroll Wales, and George L. Stout

Gettens, Rutherford J. (Rutherford John)

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 Paul Underwood and Seth Gano

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-081
  • File
  • 1951

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 Paul Underwood and William MacDonald

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-03-062
  • File
  • 1950 - 1953

Relates to the photographs taken in Hagia Sophia and Kariye Camii, problems with the jeep, and the shipment of materials from the Boston office to Dumbarton Oaks

MacDonald, William L. (William Lloyd)

Correspondence between the Department of Antiquities in Cyprus and Paul Underwood

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-05-223
  • File
  • 1962 - 1968

Refers to continuing the cooperation on the cleaning and preservation of wall paintings in Cyprus. Also includes an application to the Directorate General of Ancient Monuments and Museums of Turkey to conduct emergency cleaning and preservation a...

Underwood, Paul A. (Paul Atkins)

Correspondence with John Thacher

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-120
  • File
  • 1952 - 1955

Includes a letter from Paul Underwood to the Department of Antiquities in Cyprus seeking permission to expand Dumbarton Oaks operations

Correspondence with Paul Underwood

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-156
  • File
  • 1954

The correspondence on October 19, 1954 states: “P.S. It might interest you to know that the Boston office of the Institute is no more. Therefore whatever Institute matters not handled here at Dumbarton Oaks will be taken care of in Mr. Brown’s off...

Correspondence with Paul Underwood

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-158
  • File
  • 1955

Includes: a newspaper article from the Houston Chronicle Rotogravure Magazine from July 3, 1955, “A hand from Houston helps restore Byzantine art;” financial statements; photograph requests; meeting minutes; inquiries for public lectures; and a dr...

Correspondence with Paul Underwood

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-161
  • File
  • 1955

Relates to the publication of preliminary reports on Kariye Camii, photographic material and use of ultra-violet light; and meeting minutes

Correspondence with Paul Underwood

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-164
  • File
  • 1955

Relates to a draft for “Descente aux Limbes (Anastasis);” publication of the preliminary reports on Kariye Camii; publicity for the work in Istanbul through newspaper articles, photographs, and postcards; and the new director of the Hagia Sophia M...

Correspondence with Paul Underwood

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-144
  • File
  • 1954

Relates to the "fake wooden dome" at Kariye Camii, the St. Irene project, and a report for the southwest room in Hagia Sophia

Correspondence with Paul Underwood

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-148
  • File
  • 1954

Relates to new workers on the projects in Istanbul; financial matters, and meeting minutes

Correspondence with Paul Underwood and Thelma Hammack

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-168
  • File
  • 1955 - 1977

Includes budgets and financial statements for fieldwork projects at Saraçhane and Kalenderhane Camii in Istanbul, Asinou in Cyprus, and Dibsi Faraj in Syria

Hammack, Thelma

Correspondence with Richard Martin Harrison, Ernst Kitzinger and Paul Underwood

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-05-219/220
  • File
  • 1962 - 1965

Refers to the discovery of remains of a 6th century church at Saraçhane during the construction of an underpass at the intersection of Atatürk Bulvari and Sehzadebasi Caddesi, southwest of the Aquaduct of Valens. Also relates to work permits, coll...

Kitzinger, Ernst

Duplicate photographs of Kariye Camii, Istanbul, Turkey

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-26-2011-029/030
  • File

Frescoes in the parecclesion of Kariye Camii; preparatory prints for Paul A. Underwood, Kariye Djami, volume 2 (mosaics) and volume 3 (frescoes), 1966; photographs of other sites in Istanbul (e.g., Hippodrome, Sea walls, and Fethiye Camii); uniden...

Excavation plans and drawings for Fatih Camii

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-02-01-05-243
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  • 1949 - 1950

Includes a sketch of the area of Saraçhane and Kavafhane and an excavation plan for the south side of Fatih Camii, October 18, 1949. Also includes a letter from Nezih Firatli to Paul Underwood, November 1, 1950.

Miscellaneous photographs

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-03-01-26-2011-009/012/015
  • File

Unsatisfactory prints; preparatory prints for Dumbarton Oaks Papers 32 and Paul A. Underwood, Kariye Djami, volume 4, 1975; duplicate photographs of Hagia Sophia, Kariye Camii, Hagia Eirene, Fethiye Camii, Koca Mustafa Paşa Camii, mosaics in Torce...

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 and mosaic log

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-02-02-05-393
  • File
  • 1955

Includes inscriptions

Underwood, Paul A. (Paul Atkins)

“Final Text (Criticisms)”

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-03-095
  • File

Contains edits and criticism of the outline from Frederick Gardiner Fassett, Phillip Whitting, Ernst Kitzinger, and Paul Underwood

Underwood, Paul A. (Paul Atkins)