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File 021 - Report and correspondence with the British Council of the British Embassy in Ankara, David Russell of the Walker Trust, and the Department of Antiquities in Jerusalem

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.004-01-01-02-021

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Report and correspondence with the British Council of the British Embassy in Ankara, David Russell of the Walker Trust, and the Department of Antiquities in Jerusalem

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  • March – July 1945 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Israel. Rashut ha-atikot (1948-present)

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"The Israel Antiquities Authority (before 1990, the Israel Department of Antiquities) is an independent Israeli governmental authority responsible for enforcing the 1978 Law of Antiquities. The IAA regulates excavation and conservation, and promotes research." -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Antiquities_Authority

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Runciman, Steven (1903-2000)

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"Sir James Cochran Stevenson Runciman CH (7 July 1903 – 1 November 2000), known as Steven Runciman, was an English historian known for his work on the Middle Ages. His best-known work is his three-volume A History of the Crusades (1951–54)." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Runciman)

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Davies, Oliver (1905-1986)

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British archaeologist

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Suggestions and plans for the restoration and excavations around the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul by the Walker Trust. Also includes a letter from Steven Runciman and a report by Oliver Davies.

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Box 2 contains letters regarding the restoration and conservation of Hagia Sophia and Kariye Camii. They document: research activities, artifact purchases, film and photographic documentation, scaffolding plans, administrative and personnel matters following Whittemore’s death, grant and permit proposals, and official permits.

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The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s

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Research

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Preferred citation: The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s, MS.BZ.004, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

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The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. late 1920s-2000s

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Copyright for Byzantine Institute materials belong to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents must be obtained from the copyright holder.

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  • Box: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 01, Box 002