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 ...
Christopher B. Donnan and Donna McClelland Moche Archive, 1963-2011
- 1963 - 2011
Christopher B. Donnan created the Moche Archive as a graduate student and, over a period of almost 50 years, developed it into a major research collection. This archive documents the art and iconography of the Moche, an ancient South American cult...
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 Byzantine Census Project, ca. 1930s-1980s
- 1930 - 1989
The Census of Objects of Early Christian and Byzantine Art in North American Collections contains over 12,000 mounted black-and-white photographic prints of Byzantine objects in North American collections, both public and private. Documentation sh...
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens: Winter and Summer Scenes, ca. 1920s-1940s
- 1920 - 1949
Based on the film edge codes, clothing, and garden scenes, sections of the film can be dated to the mid-1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. The combined footage illustrates Dumbarton Oaks when it was still a private residence, as well as when it became an in...
Amateur Cinema League
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.
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...
Sirarpie Der Nersessian Papers and Photographs, 1939-1966 (ICFA)
- 1939 - 1966
Sirarpie Der Nersessian was one of the pioneers of Armenian-Byzantine art history. She established the methodology for the study of Armenian illuminated manuscripts and incorporated Armenian art into the scope of Byzantine art history. Over the co...
Der Nersessian, Sirarpie
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 ...