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SUB-SERIES Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Boxes 6 - 13

Correspondence, 1950s - 1960s

Scope and Contents

Box 12 (folders 169 - 17) specifically contains correspondence related to the transfer of the Byzantine Institute Library in Paris to the French government and fieldwork, administrative, and financial affairs related to Kariye Camii. Also includes discussions about equipment requirements, work permits, and contributor information.

Dates

  • 1950s - 1960s

Language of Materials

Coptic, English, French, German, Greek, Russian, Turkish

Physical Description

8 boxes including 122 folders

Conditions Governing Access

An appointment is required to consult the collection. Please submit appointment requests here: http://www.doaks.org/research/library-archives/access-and-hours/schedule-an-appointment. For research queries, contact the staff of Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (icfa@doaks.org). Subgroup 2, Series 1 of this collection (fieldwork notebooks and research notes, 1929- 1970s) has been fully digitized and is accessible online through this finding aid.

Extent

1 collection

Repository Details

Part of the Dumbarton Oaks Repository

Dumbarton Oaks holds archival collections in its Rare Book Collection, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, and the Dumbarton Oaks Archives. The collections include: the papers of noteworthy scholars in the three fields that Dumbarton Oaks supports (Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape); image collections depicting objects or sites of topical interest to scholars in the three fields; Beatrix Farrand’s personal archive of letters and original drawings that document the development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden; and institutional records and architectural plans and drawings documenting the history of Dumbarton Oaks. For more information about hours and to make an appointment to consult any of the collections listed here, please fill out the request form: https://www.doaks.org/research/library-archives/schedule-an-appointment

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