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Correspondence from Şinasi Başeğmez to Charles Tauss, 1988

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01-01-01-009
  • File
  • 1988

Original folder title: “Kariye Museum 1988.” Folder contains a letter to Tauss from Başeğmez, February 16, 1988, regarding a publication Başeğmez was preparing at the time and the upcoming work at Kariye Camii, and a New Year’s greeting card in Fr...

Correspondence regarding Archaeology magazine articles, 1951-1953

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-02-217
  • File
  • 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...

Johnson, Jotham

Correspondence regarding research and appointments at Dumbarton Oaks

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.005-01-002
  • File
  • 1944 - 1966

Folder includes: a request to lecture and discussion regarding lecture topic; article and publication of life-long appointment as professor of Byzantine Art and Archeology at Dumbarton Oaks in 1946; University statements; a letter outlining future...

Meyendorff, John

Correspondence with Boris Ermoloff

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-01-013
  • File
  • 1939 - 1940

Correspondence regarding a copy of a bibliography on the history of Bulgarian art since 1930 and an article by Nikodim Kondakov. Also includes a draft of Tomas Whittemore's foreword for the inaugural volume of the "The Bulletin of the Byzantine In...

Whittemore, Thomas

Correspondence with Fossati Archives, 1957-1959

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-026
  • File
  • 1957 - 1959

Original folder title: “Fossati: Correspondence.” Folder contains correspondence with Dr. Fernando Bonetti, director of Archivio Cantonale in Bellinzona, Switzerland regarding Van Nice’s 1958 visit to the Fossati archives, and the mailing of photo...

Fossati, Gaspare

Correspondence with Giles Constable

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-08-263
  • File
  • 1977 - 1981

Relates to the missing Red Sea Monasteries materials. Also includes a photocopy of the article "The Martyria of Saints: The wallpaintings of the Church of St. Anthony in the Eastern Desert", by Otto F.A. Meinardus from the 'Medieval and Middle Ea...

Constable, Giles

Correspondence with Irina Andreescu

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-08-262
  • File
  • 1977 - 1978

Relates to final campaign to restore the mosaics in the soutwest room of Hagia Sophia

Andreescu, Irina

Correspondence with John Thacher

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-123
  • File
  • 1952 - 1954

Relates to the transport of microfilms and a request for clothing for the monasteries in Mount Sinai

Correspondence with John Thacher

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-147
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  • 1954 - 1966

Includes a letter from Thacher to Fletcher Warren, the U.S. Ambassador in Turkey, introducing Lawrence Majewski as the Deputy Field Director of the Byzantine Institute

Thacher, John

Correspondence with John Thacher

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-132
  • File
  • 1953 - 1968

Includes a proposal to renovate the Monastery of Chilandari at Mount Athos

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 Julia Warner

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-05-206/207
  • File
  • 1950 - 1979

The first folder includes several pamphlets of The Byzantine Institute of America.

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
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  • 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 Philip Morris International, 1988-1989

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01-01-01-010
  • File
  • 1988 - 1989

Original folder title: “Various Contributors to KMP 1985-1989.” Folder contains correspondence with Philip Morris International regarding their contribution of funds to the “Kariye Museum Project.” Materials include: Letter from George Weissman, ...

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

Correspondence with Rudin Foundation, 1988-1989

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01-01-01-011
  • File
  • 1988 - 1989

Original folder title: “Various Contributors to KMP 1985-1989.” Folder contains letter correspondence between Betty Spitz and Lewis Rudin regarding the contribution of funds to the “Kariye Museum Project.” Materials include: Copy of letter from Be...

Correspondence with Seth Gano

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-027
  • File
  • 1947 - 1953

Refers to "The Bulletin of the Byzantine Institute" and Alison Frantz's publications on the Athenian Agora.

Gano, Seth Thomas

Correspondence with Seth Gano

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-030
  • File
  • 1948 - 1950

Relates to a proposal to establish the American Research Center in Egypt.

Gano, Seth Thomas

Correspondence with The New York Times, 1985-1986

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01-01-01-008
  • File
  • 1985 - 1986

Original folder title: “NY Times.” Folder contains correspondence between Betty Spitz and editors and other staff of The New York Times, including correspondent Henry Kamm, who visited Istanbul to report on the “Kariye Museum Project.” Kamm’s son ...

Correspondence with Thomas Whittemore

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-015
  • File
  • 1940 - 1950

Includes a copy of a letter from Ismet Inönü, second President of Turkey (1938-1950)

Inonu, Ismet

Correspondence with William Loerke

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-07-250/251
  • File
  • 1971 - 2002

Refers to a joint fieldwork projects at Dibsi Faraj, Syria, between Dumbarton Oaks and the University of Michigan, and the publication of fieldwork materials. The first folder includes publications by Richard Harper. The second folder includes a l...

Harper, Richard P.

Correspondence with William Loerke, Richard Harper, and Giles Constable

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-06-232/233
  • File
  • 1965 - 1986

Relates to projects at Dibsi Faraj and the publication of fieldwork materials. The first folder also includes a copy of "Columbia University Archaeological Expedition to Syria: Report of the Tabqa Reservoir Survey, 1964", by Maurits N. van Loon.

Constable, Giles

Correspondence with the Illustrated London News, 1956-1958

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-02-232
  • File
  • 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.

Correspondence, 1934-1936

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.003-01
  • File
  • 1934 - 1936

Primarily correspondence between Kirsopp Lake and Mildred Barnes Bliss regarding sponsorship of the Lakes’ new monograph series, Studies and Documents (the Blisses contributed $250). Folder also includes: correspondence from Mildred Barnes Bliss o...

Correspondence, 1937

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.003-02
  • File
  • 1937

Primarily correspondence between Kirsopp Lake and Mildred Barnes Bliss regarding sponsorship of Van expedition. Folder includes a “Plan for Archaeological and Manuscript Research from September 1937 – September 1942” with projected expenses totali...

Correspondence, 1940-1941

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.003-05
  • File
  • 1940 - 1941

Primarily correspondence between Kirsopp Lake and Mildred Barnes Bliss regarding an accounting of the Blisses’ previous financial contributions to the Lakes. Folder also includes a status report on Studies and Documents, accompanied by a request f...

Correspondence, 1966, 1971, 1978

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.007-03-033
  • File
  • 1966 - 1978

Contains correspondence between Harris and Ernst Kitzinger about Harris's research and her intention to publish, and two (2) letters about the acquisition of her photographs of architectural sculpture from Oxyrhynchos at the Graeco-Roman Museum in...

Correspondence, Istanbul, January 1953-December 1955

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-082/083/084/085
  • File
  • 1953 - 1955

Original folder title, “CORRESPONDENCE / TURKEY 1953 1955.” Folder contains general correspondence between Van Nice and others while he was in Istanbul. It also includes invitations to parties and notes pertaining to tours of Hagia Sophia conducte...

Van Nice, Robert L.

Correspondence, Research, and Ephemera

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-05-328
  • File

Contains postcards of Mount Sinai and pages (formerly in a binder) consisting of typed notes and quotations from various primary sources regarding Hagia Sophia. Folder also includes correspondence, Nicholas Kluge’s autobiographical statement, and ...

Van Nice, Robert L.

Correspondence, memorandum, and project reports

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-04-330
  • File
  • 1959

Includes a layout of "Quick Glimpses in a Brief Panorama of History: Looking across the blue waters of the Bosporus from ancient walls of a modern city."

Curriculum Vitae for Charles Tauss, ca. 1985

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01-01-01-006
  • File
  • 1985

Original folder title: “Curriculum Vitae.” Folder contains both handwritten and typed versions of Tauss’ curriculum vitae. Note that the contents of each curriculum vitae are not identical.

DER: Dome, Exterior, Ribs, ca. 1947

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-243
  • File
  • 1947

Contains photographs of the exterior ribs of the dome. Some photographs are numbered DER-1 to DER-19.

DIC: Dome Interior, Cornice, ca. 1940

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-02-248
  • File
  • 1940

Contains photographs of the cornice of the dome in the interior. Some photographs are numbered DIC-1 to DIC-7.

Decorative Details, ca. 1970-1972

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-02-133
  • File
  • 1970 - 1972

Contains drawings and templates of decorative elements on cornices, friezes, column capitals, and other locations, as well as small transparencies and photographs

Deisis

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.010-02-02-024/025
  • File
  • 1940 - 1965
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