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Collection PH.BZ.010 - Nicholas V. Artamonoff Photographs of Istanbul and Turkey, 1935-1945
- 1935-1945 (Creation)
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4 boxes of negatives
2 boxes of slides
1 box of research materials (Addendum)
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Existence and location of originals
- German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut), Istanbul, Turkey
- Robert College Archives, Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey
- Robert College Records, 1858-1986, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University, New York, NY
- The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC), St. Louis, MO
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At Dumbarton Oaks:
- Robert L. Van Nice Records and Fieldwork Papers, ca. 1936-1989, MS.BZ.012. Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives. Contact sheets and lantern glass slides attributed to Van Nice are likely by Artamonoff.
- Architecture, Black and White Photograph Collection. Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives. http://www.doaks.org/library-archives/icfa/icfa_pdfs/doaks-icfa-byz-architecture.pdf.
At other institutions:
- Myron Bement Smith collection, ca. 1910-1970, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. http://www.asia.si.edu/archives/finding_aids/smith.html.
- Robert College Records, 1858-1986, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University, New York, NY. http://findingaids.cul.columbia.edu/ead/nnc-rb/ldpd_6607719/summary.
Alyssa DesRochers and Günder Varinlioğlu. “Through the Lens: Nicholas V. Artamonoff and his 25 Years at Robert College,” Robert College Quarterly 41 (2011): 42-43.
Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives Staff. Blog posts related to Nicholas Artamonoff. ICFA: A blog from the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C., 2011-. (http://icfadumbartonoaks.wordpress.com/category/nicholas-artamonoff/).
Matthew McClellan, "Snapshots of the past: Amateur photographer documented fading Byzantine ruins," Harvard Gazette (January 17, 2012). (http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/01/snapshots-of-the-past/).
Günder Varinlioğlu, ed. Artamonoff: Picturing Byzantine Istanbul, 1930-1947. (Istanbul: Koç University Press, 2013). Exhibition of the same name held June 26-November 10, 2013 at Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, Istanbul, Turkey, Günder Varinlioğlu, curator. (http://rcac.ku.edu.tr/exhibitions/artamonoff).
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Name access points
- Artamonoff, Nicholas V. (Creator)