Arthur Kingsley Porter Photographs of Architecture and Manuscripts, 1980s
- 1980 - 1989
Selections from Porter's photograph collection at Harvard that Porter took and compiled in the early 20th century. These duplicate photographs depict Byzantine and Medieval architecture, wall paintings, and sculpture from Egypt, France, Greece, Is...
Porter, Arthur Kingsley
Black and White Mounted Photograph Collection
The collection includes over 75,000 mounted black and white photographic prints of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology, its bulk being from the fourth through the fifteenth century, along with corresponding negatives where available. The ...
Corpus for Wall Mosaics in the North Adriatic Area, ca. 1974-1990s
- 1974 - 1999
This collection includes comprehensive research and conservation materials of mosaics in the North Adriatic area, a project co-sponsored by Dumbarton Oaks. Sites include Italy: Venice, San Marco; Torcello, Cathedral; Trieste, San Giusto; Murano, S...
Corpus of Early Christian and Byzantine Silver, 1981-1986
- 1981 - 1986
The collection documents approximately 1,500 Byzantine silver vessels and utensils produced for liturgical and domestic use between 300 and 1453 CE within the geographical boundaries of the Roman and Byzantine empires (as known, ca. 1985). Silver ...
Dumbarton Oaks Research Archive, ca. 1940s
In the academic year of 1941-1942, Dumbarton Oaks initiated two research projects (or a research program)—"Fontes" and "Archives of Byzantine Art" (also known as "Archives" or "Research Archives")—that was initially supervised by Wilhelm Koehler (...
Friend, Albert Mathias, Jr.
Franklin M. Biebel Photograph Albums of Mosaics, ca. 1950s
- 1950 - 1959
Assembled by Biebel around 1955, the albums include photographs, plans, and documentary information on floor mosaics from Byzantium and the West. It also includes one album of coptic textiles. The most extensive coverage is of the Gerasa (Jerash) ...
Biebel, Franklin M. (Franklin Matthews)
Hans Belting Research Papers and Photographs, ca. 1960s-1980s
- 1960 - 1989
The majority of this collection consists of photographs of Palaeologan manuscript illumination, which were published by Hans Belting. It also consists of research notes, correspondence, and photographs of other Late Byzantine manuscripts. A major...
Illuminated Manuscript Photographs Collection, ca. 1950
- 1945 - 1955
This collection gathers together photographs of Byzantine and Armenian manuscript illuminations photographed by the Library of Congress, scholars, museums and other photo archives. A significant portion of the collection reflects the research of A...
Library of Congress
Kurt Weitzmann Photographs of Manuscripts, 1980s-1990s
- 1980 - 1999
Duplicate photographs of Greek manuscripts, Latin manuscripts, and ancient book illuminations originally compiled by Kurt Weitzmann throughout his career from the early 1930s to the 1980s.
Nicholas V. Artamonoff Photographs of Istanbul and Turkey, 1935-1945
- 1935 - 1945
The collection includes 544 photographs taken in Istanbul and five archaeological sites in Western Turkey (Ephesus, Hierapolis, Laodicea on the Lycus, Pergamum, Priene) from 1935 to 1945. Additionally, 124 photographs of contact sheets found in th...
Artamonoff, N. V. (Nicholas Victor)
Record of 1937 Trip Taken by Donald Drew Egbert and Andrew Saeger Keck, Princeton, NJ, February-July 1937
The albums record a trip to Europe and the Middle East taken by Egbert and Keck in 1937. Arriving in Portugal in February and departing from Italy in July, their itinerary included: Greece, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, and Cro...
Keck, Andrew S.
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...
Thomas Whittemore Papers, ca. 1875-1966
- 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 ...