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Charles Tauss papers and records of the Kariye Camii Museum Project

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.011
Scope and Contents: This collection primarily contains administrative and photographic documentation for the wall painting conservation conducted by Charles Tauss and his assistant Betty Spitz at the Kariye Camii (also known as the Chora Museum) in Istanbul between 1984 and 1989, by permission of the Directorate of the Hagia Sophia Museum (the authoritative body for the Hagia Sophia Museum, Kariye Museum, Great Palace Mosaic Museum, and the Fethiye Museum). The conservation work is referred to as the “Kariye...

Thomas Whittemore papers

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.013
Scope and Contents: The bulk of the collection consists of Thomas Whittemore’s teaching materials, correspondence, printed materials (e.g., books, playbills, and pamphlets), and photographs, which were created between the late 1800s and 1950s. The items are related to Whittemore’s teaching career at Tufts College and Columbia University before he founded the Byzantine Institute in 1930. The contents also record and illustrate Whittemore’s other activities during this period, such as his trips to Europe, as well as...

Kurt Weitzmann photographs of manuscripts, 1980s-1990s

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: PH.BZ.008
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of photographs of pages of Greek, Latin, and ancient manuscripts taken by Kurt Weitzmann. The collection of nearly 17,000 black-and-white photographs duplicates the Kurt Weitzmann Archive at Princeton University.