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Correspondence Regarding Trip to Mount Sinai, December 1956-November 1963

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-111/112
  • File
  • 1956 - 1963

Original folder title, “FORSYTH.” Folder contains correspondence and other documents (such as itineraries, receipts, and packing lists) relating to the planning of a trip to St. Catharine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai in Egypt, which was directed by ...

Van Nice, Robert L.

Photographs of Mount Sinai, Attributed to Fred Anderegg, ca. 1958-1960

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-03-04-326
  • File
  • 1958 - 1960

Title provided by previous processor: “From ‘Sinai: Anderegg’s Seconds.’” Contains photographs of a trip to Mount Sinai, Egypt, mainly views of scenery and landscape. Photographs range in size from 2” x 2” to 5” x 9”. Folder also includes many pan...

Anderegg, Fred

Illuminated Manuscript Photographs Collection, ca. 1950

  • PH.BZ.005
  • Collection
  • 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

Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989

  • MS.BZ.012
  • Collection
  • 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...

Emerson, William

National Geographic, January 1964

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-05-330
  • File
  • 1964

Contains a copy of National Geographic that includes the article “Island of Faith in the Sinai Wilderness,” which relates to the expedition to St. Catherine’s Monastery on Mount Sinai. A photograph of Van Nice appears on p. 85.

Forsyth, George H.

Kurt Weitzmann Photographs of Manuscripts, 1980s-1990s

  • PH.BZ.008
  • Collection
  • 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.

Weitzmann, Kurt

Hagia Sophia Project, February 1961-January 1962

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-01-01-02-121
  • File
  • 1961 - 1962

Contains correspondence, expense reports, and a photograph of Van Nice with other speakers at the Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Symposium in 1961. Folder also includes preliminary notes on the trip to St. Catherine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai in Egypt.

Van Nice, Robert L.

“SPECIMENS: WOOD”

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01-01-066/067/068
  • File

Contains lists, locations, field material, and identification of timber specimens, as well as correspondence with the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory and the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology at the University of Michigan regarding the dating ...

Striker, Cecil 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.

Mount Sinai, ca. 1950s-1960s

  • US DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-02-209
  • File
  • 1950 - 1969

Contains two small sketches on transparent paper of parts of the apse of the church at St. Catharine’s Monastery at Mount Sinai in Egypt