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SUB-GROUP — Box: H, Folder: 7a Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001

Marvin C. Ross, 1957

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence sent by Marvin C. Ross to Mildred Bliss discussing two Byzantine rings; photographs of two Byzantine rings; two published articles, one written by Marvin C. Ross titled, "Two gem carvings of the IV century (exhibited by the Walters Art Gallery) published in the American Journal of Archaeology under Archaeological Notes (pages 173-174) and the other published by V.[Vitalien] Laurent in "Revue des Etudes Byzantines" XVI, pages 298-300 about the Dumbarton Oaks collection of Byzantine antiquities. Also included are Notes by Marvin C. Ross to Mildred Bliss on the "Catalogue of Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiqutities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection" that he was going to publish.


  • 1957


Language of Materials

Materials chiefly in English with a few items in Greek, Latin, French, Italian, or Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

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23 boxes (approximately 2632 items including correspondence, expense reports, invoices, estimates, deposit records, book lists, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and plant lists.)

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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