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
Annual project reports
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.005-01-003
- 1955 - 1963
Includes both handwritten and typewritten annual reports of the major projects and publications Der Nersessian worked on while at Dumbarton Oaks
9th-11th Century, Byzantine Manuscript Illumination
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.002-02-012
Includes photographs of illuminations from 9th-11th century Byzantine manuscripts held at the Bibliotheque National in Paris, the Morgan Library in New York and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana in Rome: Paris BN gr. 510 Gregory; Paris MS gr. 139...
Byzantine Manuscript Illumination, 13th Century
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.002-02-021
Hand-written notes and photographs of illuminations from 13th-century Byzantine manuscripts, including: Rome Vat. Gr. 1153 13th century; Sinai Gr. 2123 Crusades Time; Baltimore Walters Art Gallery MS 10.531 13th century; Oxford Bodleian Roe 6 Greg...
Notebook corresponding to the 1976 negatives, 1976
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.007-01-007
Contains lists of negative rolls, frames, and the correlating numbers for the sculpture fragments. Also included are loose notes of additional lists and blue sheets of paper that list the fragments that need to be re-photographed or reexamined by ...
Photographs and Photostats of Oxyrhynchos fragments, ca. 1950s-1970s
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.007-01-026
- 1950 - 1979
Contains forty-three (43) black and white photographic prints and Photostats ranging in size between 1.5" x 2" and 8" x 10." Most of these images depict fragments included in Harris's catalog, but because they were not photographed by Harris they ...
Unpublished Manuscript and Catalog, 1953-1970s
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.007-02
- 1953 - 1979
Contains a draft of Harris’s unpublished manuscript and photographs that represent her research and catalog of Coptic architectural sculpture from Oxyrhynchos. The unpublished manuscript of Harris’s research findings includes text, endnotes, appen...
Harris, Josephine M.
Unpublished Manuscript, ca. 1950s-1970s
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.007-02-029
- 1950 - 1979
Contains a typewritten draft of Harris's unpublished manuscript of the Oxyrhynchos sculpture catalog and her research findings, "Coptic Architectural Sculpture from Oxyrhynchos." The unpublished manuscript includes text, endnotes, appendices of th...
Drafts of Concordance Lists, ca. 1950s-1970s
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.007-02-030
- 1950 - 1979
Contains one handwritten and two typewritten lists of the concordance between Harris's catalog numbers (JMH), inventory numbers of the Graeco-Roman Museum in Alexandria, Egypt, the 1963 negative numbers, and the "Oxy. Ref." numbers that refer to B...
Correspondence, 1966, 1971, 1978
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.007-03-033
- 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...
Photography Portfolios, ca. 1950s-1970s
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.007-04-037
- 1960 - 1969
Contains two (2) 9.5" x 13.5" portfolios. The first portfolio contains fifty-two (52) mounted black and white photographic prints, and one (1) photographic print mounted to the cover of the portfolio. The second portfolio contains thirty-five (35)...
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01
- 1920 - 2006
Focuses on the administrative and financial activities of the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks between the 1930s and 1980s. Letters, bank statements, and logbooks document the organizations’ administrative and fieldwork history, from the for...
Correspondence from Thomas Whittemore to Seth Gano
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-01-005
Reports on his stay in Ankara for the "Historical Congress". Important evidence of Whittemore’s relationship with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and the beginning of the conservation and restoration projects executed by the Byzantine Institute.
Correspondence with Seth Gano
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-027
- 1947 - 1953
Refers to "The Bulletin of the Byzantine Institute" and Alison Frantz's publications on the Athenian Agora.
Gano, Seth Thomas
ca. 1950s, Correspondence
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-03
- 1950 - 1959
The first box contains correspondence documenting the transition of the Byzantine Institute upon the death of Thomas Whittemore and Paul Underwood’s appointment as the new Field Director.
Correspondence between Paul Underwood and William MacDonald
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-03-062
- 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 Phyllis Gordon and John Thacher
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-083
- 1951 - 1959
Refers to financial contributions to the work of the Byzantine Institute in Istanbul.
"Byzantine Institute contributor" refers to an individual (or group) who regularly donated money to the Byzantine Institute for the continuance of fieldwork pro...
Correspondence with John Thacher
- US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-04-123
- 1952 - 1954
Relates to the transport of microfilms and a request for clothing for the monasteries in Mount Sinai