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Downey, Glanville, 1908-1991


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

"D" Miscellaneous, 1952-1957

Sub-Group — Box E, Folder: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

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
Scope and Contents:

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 Glanville Downey, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1703 Thirty-second Street, Washington 7, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, May 4, 1955 Digital

File — Box E, Folder: 3, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Downey 1955.05.04
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Glanville Downey to Mildred Bliss enclosing a copy of the paper which he read at the Symposium that Mildred asked to see. He apologizes for having been so slow in providing it, but it has taken him longer to copy it than he supposed it would. He asks that it be returned to him eventually as he has to publish it. Also enclosed is an offprint which is badly printed as the Syrians are newcovers n such things. He reports that they deserve to be encouraged. Paper and...

Letter from Glanville Downey, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, September 26, 1956 Digital

File — Box E, Folder: 3, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:Downey 1956.09.26
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Glanville Downey to Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Bliss informing them that he and his family are very comfortably settled in Princeton, and they look forward to a pleasant year. They will miss Washington [D.C.] and Dumbarton Oaks. They are living in a furnished apartment provided by the Institute which is quite adequate and with a few minutes walk of the Institute buildings where Glanville has been given an excellent study. He reports there...

Letters from William H. Willis and Glanville Downey on contributing to the publication of a book in honor of David M. Robinson, University of Mississippi to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, January 31, 1950-March 15, 1950 Digital

File — Box E, Folder: 17, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E17:Downey 1950.03.15
Scope and Contents:

Typescript letter from William E. Willis to Robert and Mildred Bliss asks for a financial contribution to publish a book in honor of Professor David M. Robinson, an American classical archaeologist. Two letters from Glanville Downey to Mildred Bliss discourages the contribution. Copy of typescript letter from Glanville Downey to David M. Robinson on behalf of Robert and Mildred Bliss tells Robsinson that they are unable to make a contribution to the cost of publishing his volume.

Paul Atkins Underwood Research Papers

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.019
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 6 boxes of records that contain: lecture and research notes; note cards; drafts for outlines and essays; bibliographies and lists of objects; and photographs of Byzantine art and architectural drawings. These items were primarily created by Paul Underwood between 1936 and 1950 and by Albert Mathias Friend, Jr. between 1945 and the mid-1950s. The collection includes Underwood’s research papers as a graduate student in the Department of Art and Archeology...