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Dvornik, Francis, 1893-1975

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

"D" Miscellaneous, 1952-1957

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
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Correspondence sent to Mildred Bliss by persons or by Mildred Bliss to persons whose last name begins with "D".

Dumbarton Oaks stationary leaf, 1703 32nd Street, Washington, D.C. with signatures of Byzantine scholars, May 18, 1956 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:1956.05.18
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Dumbarton Oaks stationary leaf dated May 18, 1956 with signatures of Byzantine scholars of possible conference attendance on Byzantine art? Includes a note written in Greek.

Letter from A.M. Friend, Jr., Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1703 Thirty-second Street, Washington 7, D.C. to the Honorable and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1537 28th Street, Washington 7, D.C., March 15, 1952 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 1, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E1:Friend 1952.03.15
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from A.M. [Albert Mathias] Friend, Jr. to Robert Woods and Mildred Bliss informs them that at the meeting of the Board of Scholars held in Washington on April 27th, 1951, it was voted to hold a Symposim at Dumbarton Oaks on "Byzantium and the Slavs". This Symposium will be conducted under the direction of Reverend Francis Dvornik, Professor of Byzantine History at Dumbarton Oaks, Harvard University and it will be held on Thursday, April 24th to...

Letter from Francis Dvornik, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1703 Thirty-second Street, Washington 7, D.C. to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, April 29, 1952 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Dvornik 1952.04.29
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Father Francis Dvornik to Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Bliss thanking them for the support they gave during the Symposium and the party at their house at the end of the Symposium. He thanks The Lord for a successful Symposium in spite of the weather. Without them there would not have been a Dumbarton Oaks Research Trust or Symposium. He says the Blisses saw what was needed in this country and The Lord is rewarding them. Their great sacrifice was not in vain. They...

Letter from Francis Dvornik, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1703 Thirty-second Street, Washington 7, D.C. to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, December 23, 1953 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Dvornik 1953.12.23
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Father Francis Dvornik to Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Bliss tells them he is overwhelmed by their kindness and generosity and offers his thanks for their beautiful Christmas present. He will use it for the first time at his Christmas day Mass, and will say the Mass for both of them and also remember all their dearly departed. He hoped to be able to give them a copy of his new book, "The Slavs, their Early History and Civilization", but printing has been delayed...

Letter from Francis Dvornik, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to the Honorable and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 2750 Q Street, Washington, D.C., December 1, 1949 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Dvornik 1949.12.01
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Father Francis Dvornik to Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Bliss telling them he takes great pleasure in presenting a copy of his book, "The Making of Central and Eastern Europe" published recently in London. In the introduction and the final chapters, they will find are other proof of the importance of Byzantine history for a proper understanding of the twelfth centuries, so vital for the development of Germany, of Central Europe, and of Russia, has been misrepresented...

Letter from Francis Dvornik, Kirkland House, Cambridge 38, Massachusetts to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, November 15, 1956 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Dvornik 1956.11.15
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Handwritten letter from Father Francis Dvornik to Robert and Mildred Bliss send his latest publication, "Slavs,Their Early History and Civilization" published by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts as an early Christmas present. He is in Cambridge teaching a course based on the publication. He looks forward to seeing them again at Dumbarton Oaks.

Letter from Francis Dvornik, Vincent House, Pembridge, Square, London, W.2 to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, July 1952 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Dvornik 1952.07.15
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Father Francis Dvornik to Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Bliss reports that the lectures he gave at the University of London and the University of Paris were a "great success". He is pleased to tell that he was able to hold the flag of true scholarship and of Dumbarton Oaks, in particular, very high. He was surprised to find so many people interested in his research. He will return to the U.S. as a convinced and fervent American patriot. He is defending the U.S. where...

Letter from Francis Dvornik, Washington, D.C. to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, December 23, 1954 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Dvornik 1954.12.23
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Father Francis Dvornik to Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Bliss thanks them for their generous gift. He says, "Mr. Bliss knows the "good years!" He will enjoy the wine and Christmas cake. His gift for them is unfortunately on its way to be printed. He did all he could to have his new book printed before Christmas, but he has not succeeded. He has only finished the correction of the gallery proofs. He only has a small offprint in French to offer them. It is a short...

Letter from Mildred Bliss to Francis Dvornik, Vincent House, Pembridge Square, London, W.2, September 1, 1952 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Bliss 1952.09.01
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Mildred Bliss to Father Francis Dvornik tells him it was nice to receive his letter which followed her and Robert Woods Bliss about Europe for a few weeks. They had hoped to find Dvornik in London, but were told he would not be returning until the day they leave for France. She thinks Dvornik will reach Dumbarton Oaks before they do because they sail home on October 21st. They note what Dvornik wrote with great interest and look forward to a thorough talk with...

Picture postcard from Francis Dvornik to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, approximately August 15, 1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 4, item: 41Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E4:Dvornik 1960.08.15
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Picture postcard with signed handwritten note from Francis Dvornik to Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Bliss thanking them for a recent enjoyable conversation with them. He informs them he is in Canada at a French retreat house (photo on postcard is of Villa Saint-Martin, Maison de Retraites Fermees per hommes, 9451 boulevard Gouin ouest, Pierrafonds, Quebec) and said mass for them and the success for Dumbarton Oaks.

Program of Symposium on Byzantium and the Slavs at Dumbarton Oaks, April 24th-April 26, 1952, March 1952 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 1, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E1:Byz and Slavs 1952.04.24
Scope and Contents: Typescript program for the Byzantine Symposium on Byzantine and the Slavs held at Dumbarton Oaks, April 24th-April 26th, 1952. Symposium lead under the direction of the Reverend Francis Dvornik, Professor of Byzantine History at The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Harvard University. The three day program includes speakers: Roman Jakobson, Samuel Hazzard Cross Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature, Harvard University presented "Early Slavic Poetry and Its Byzantine...

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