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SERIES Identifier: PH.BZ.001, 01


Scope and Contents

The collection includes images from sites in the following countries: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine.


  • 1942-2000s

Conditions Governing Access

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


104 linear feet (249 boxes, containing approximately 20,200 black and white photographic prints)


Photographs are arranged alphabetically by country or geographic region, then alphabetically by city and site.


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:

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