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Series 01 - Research Materials, ca. late 1930s-1970s

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DcWaDIC MS.BZ.012-02-01

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Research Materials, ca. late 1930s-1970s

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  • ca. late 1930s-1970s (Creation)

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11 boxes with 114 folders of research notes, outlines, drafts, and lecture notes
3 boxes of notecards

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Van Nice, Robert L. (1910-1994)

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Contains research material, all relating to Van Nice’s work at Hagia Sophia between the late 1930s until the 1970s. Series 1 is divided into four (4) subseries. Subseries 1 and 2 contain research notes in various formats, all arranged alphabetically by topic. Alphabetical folders reflect Van Nice’s original order, although titles may have been changed for clarity.

Subseries 3 contains various material related to a planned, but unfinished, text to accompany the published architectural plates of Hagia Sophia. Subseries 4 contains material related to Van Nice’s numerous talks and lectures about his research at colleges and universities around the United States.

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

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Research

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Preferred Citation: Robert L. Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers, ca. 1936-1989, MS.BZ.012, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Some materials created by Rowland J. Mainstone are restricted.

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

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Copyright for Robert Van Nice materials belongs to Dumbarton Oaks. However, permission to publish materials created by other correspondents, including Rowland J. Mainstone, must be obtained from the copyright holder.

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