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FILE Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 2, Series 1, Box 1, Folder 8

Typewritten extracts from 'The Ancient Coptic Churches of Egypt, Vol. 1', by Alfred J. Butler, late 1920s - early 1930s Digital


  • late 1920s - early 1930s

Language of Materials

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

Conditions Governing Access

An appointment is required to consult the collection. Please submit appointment requests here: For research queries, contact the staff of Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives ( 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.


1 folders

General note

Contains:"The Church of Burbarah, or St. Barbara"; "The Churches of Mari Girgis and Al'Adra", and "Coptic Art (Introduction)." Also includes a paper submitted to Professor Thomas Whittemore, "Coptic Art: Buildings in Ancient Egyptian Temples", by Bernard S, Myers, January 10, 1929.

Repository Details

Part of the Dumbarton Oaks Repository

With more than a million unique and historical items, archival collections in ICFA represent the three areas of study supported by Dumbarton Oaks: Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape. Collections are generally comprised of administrative records, fieldwork papers, photographic prints, negatives, slides, oversize drawings, and moving images. Appointments are available Monday to Friday from 9:30am-12pm and 1-4:40pm (excpet Federal Holidays).

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