British Gardens Aerial Photographs Collection, ca. 1900s-1980s
- 1900 - 1989
Contains aerial photographs of historic estates and gardens in the United Kingdom (England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales). The vast majority of the material relates to English sites with some coverage of Scotland, but minimal representation for Ir...
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 ...
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.
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...
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
Yuri Valentinovich Knorozov Papers, 1945-1998
- 1945 - 1998
The Knorozov Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts, notes, journal offprints, and photographs from the personal papers of Iurii Valentinovich Knorozov (1922-1999), a Russian anthropologist and linguist, famous for his breakthrough in the deci...
Knorozov, IU. V.
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 ...
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...
Nathalie P. Scheffer Research Papers, 1940-1965
- 1940 - 1965
The collection primarily contains research notes about Russian art and iconography arranged in one series, which is organized chronologically and alphabetically by theme. The collection includes an Index of Iconographic types of the Virgin Mary an...
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.
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
Hayford Peirce Research Papers and Photographs, 1883-1946
- 1883 - 1946
Peirce’s papers consist almost entirely of photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and drawings. This collection of research materials reflects his broad interest in Early Christian and Middle Byzantine art. The majority of the collection a...
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...
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)
Edward Eliopoulos Photographs of Mani, Greece, 1958-1980
- 1958 - 1980
The collection comprises 199 photographic prints by Edward Eliopoulos documenting Byzantine churches in Mani, Greece. Eliopoulos produced black and white photographs and color slides during his frequent visits to Mani between 1958 and 1980. Includ...
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.
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 ...
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