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Subgroup 01 - Papers of the "Kariye Museum Project," 1984-1989

Identity area

Reference code

DcWaDIC MS.BZ.011-01

Title

Papers of the "Kariye Museum Project," 1984-1989

Date(s)

  • 1984-1989 (Creation)

Level of description

Subgroup

Extent and medium

26 folders
approximately 600 color photographic prints, negatives, and slides
1 photo album

Context area

Name of creator

Tauss, Charles (1927-2000)

Name of creator

Spitz, Betty Sara (1933-2011)

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Comprises the majority of the collection and includes the papers created by the initiation, planning, execution, and documentation of the “Kariye Museum Project.” The bulk dates for Subgroup 1 are 1985 and 1989. A portion of the materials in this subgroup also describe and document the partially uncovered mosaics in the eastern arch of Hagia Sophia in 1989 and Tauss’s notes for planning their conservation.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

The materials are divided into two (2) series, the first consisting of administrative materials such as correspondence, planning documents, press materials and news clippings, conservation and meeting notes, budget and fundraising documents, and related publications and ephemera. The second series consists of the photographic documentation of the project including photographic prints, negatives, and slides.

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Rights area

Related right

Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Camii Museum Project, ca. 1955-1990s

Act

Research

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Allow

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Rights note(s)

Preferred Citation: Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Museum Project, ca.1955-1990s, PH.BZ.011, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Use the following preferred citation for the photographic materials in Subgroup 01, Series 02, and Subgroup 02, Series 02, Box 04 and 05: Donation by Estate of Charles Tauss, Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Museum Project, ca.1955-1990s, PH.BZ.011, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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Charles Tauss Papers and Records of the Kariye Camii Museum Project, ca. 1955-1990s

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Publish

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Allow

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