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Bruno Bearzi papers, 1943-1983

Collection Identifier: BER-42
Content Description:

This collection primarily contains administrative and photographic documentation regarding the activity of bronze conservation and casting conducted by Bruno Bearzi.

Bernard and Mary Berenson papers

Collection Identifier: BER -8
Scope and Contents:

The papers contain for both Mary and Bernard Berenson biographical material, diaries, correspondence, and writings, both published and unpublished. There is also an extensive file of "Berensoniana," writings about Berenson and Villa I Tatti, but excluding reviews of publications. The papers are organized into seven series: I. Biographical, II. Collections, Villa I Tatti, and Harvard, III. Diaries, IV. Correspondence, V. Research and Writings, VI. Berensoniana, and VII. Photographs.

Berenson Library antiquities photograph collection

Collection Identifier: BER-19
Overview:

Includes photographs of Prehistoric, Egyptian, and Classical Antiquities that are part of the Berenson Library core photo collection.

Berenson Library core photograph collection

Collection Identifier: BER-47
Overview:

Includes photographic and photomechanical prints reproducing Italian painting, sculpture, and architecture, as well as illuminated manuscripts from various cultures.

Byzantine black and white mounted photograph collection

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: PH.BZ.001
Scope and Contents: The collection includes over 75,000 mounted black and white photographic prints of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology, its bulk being from the fourth through the fifteenth century, along with corresponding negatives where available. The emphasis is on materials that originated in the Byzantine empire and neighboring cultures: Italy, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia, Romania, Russia, Armenia, and Georgia, as well as Greece, Syria,...

Chester Brummel photograph collection

FOUND IN: Fine Arts Library
Collection Identifier: 010091305
Overview:

Summary: Architectural photographs, chiefly of churches, cathedrals, monasteries, and convents; also, some images of castles and palaces.

Early archaeological projects associated with Thomas Whittemore

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.017
Scope and Contents: This collection contains papers, photographs, and drawings dating from the 1910s through the early 1930s that relate to excavation projects conducted in Egypt and Bulgaria. The materials include excavation reports, fieldwork and research notes, transcriptions from publications, translations of texts, citations, and correspondence, as well as rubbings, drawings, watercolor paintings, and photographs. While a portion of the collection reflects original observations made in the field, the...

Josephine M. Harris research papers and photographs

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.007
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of Josephine M. Harris’ documentation of Coptic architectural sculpture from the site of Oxyrhynchos, Egypt (3rd-6th century CE). It includes research notes, drafts, and correspondence, but the majority of the collection consists of photographs and negatives of Coptic sculpture in Egypt, especially sculptural fragments from the site of Oxyrhynchos. These fragments were excavated by Evaristo Breccia in 1927-1931 and became part of the collection of the Graeco-Roman...

Exhibition Records of the Harvard Art Museums, 1905-2008

Collection Identifier: HC 6
Overview: These records were created by museum staff in the course of planning and installing exhibitions. They pertain primarily to exhibitions held in the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, but they also include materials related to traveling or off-site exhibitions. The records date from 1905-2008 and include correspondence on a wide range of topics, exhibition proposals, photographic prints and negatives, object lists, loan forms, press releases, clippings,...

Harvard Medical School interior images

Collection Identifier: RG M-CL02, Series 00096a
Overview:

This finding aid describes photographs, lantern slides, negatives and photomechanical prints depicting the interiors of Harvard Medical School buildings.

Kennedy, Clarence. Papers and photographs, 1921-1958.

FOUND IN: Fine Arts Library
Collection Identifier: VSCO 151
Overview: Photograph files contain over 6,000 photographic and photomechanical prints related to Italian quattrocento sculpture, with accompanying documentation, including note cards, clippings, correspondence, and several manuscripts. More than 150 sculptors are represented with Desiderio, Donatello, Rossellino, and Verrocchio having the most extensive coverage. Subject files include articles and offprints on printing, typography, and art history; also, some sales and exhibition catalogs, books, and...

Charles Loeser notebook and diaries

Collection — Box: Loeser 1Identifier: BER-17
Overview:

Calendars, notebook and address books of Charles Alexander Loeser.

Frederick Mason Perkins photographs and papers

Collection Identifier: BER-20
Overview:

Photographs, correspondence, notes, and other records. Most photos were sent to Frederick Mason Perkins by collectors and art dealers and they reproduce Italian art.

Papers of Alma Kline, 1929-1979

Collection Identifier: MC 198
Overview:

Photographs, articles, catalogs, etc., of Alma Kline, sculptor.

Papers of Cornelia Chapin, 1822-1959

Collection Identifier: MC 783
Overview:

Artwork, diaries, clippings, photographs, family correspondence, etc., of sculptor Cornelia Van Auken Chapin.

Papers of Lillian Louise Lidman Greneker, 1890-1990

Collection Identifier: MC 443
Overview:

Plays, short works in prose and verse, photographs, etc., of Lillian Louise Lidman Greneker, sculptor, inventor, and writer.

Slide lecture on large-scale sculpture by Beverly Pepper, 1978

Collection Identifier: A/P424
Overview:

"Public Sculpture and its Public," Beverly Pepper's talk and slide lecture on large-scale public sculpture.

Arthur Kingsley Porter photographs of architecture and manuscripts

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: PH.BZ.007
Scope and Contents: This collection includes selected duplicate photographs from Arthur Kingsley Porter's collection housed in the Fine Arts Library at Harvard University, which is comprised of images of medieval architecture and sculpture taken by Porter and his wife, Lucy. These photos were printed from original nitrate negatives owned by the Fine Arts Library at Harvard University in the 1980s. The nitrate negatives were subsequently destroyed. These duplicate photographs depict Byzantine and Medieval...

Papers of Ida Pruitt, 1850s-1992

Collection Identifier: MC 465
Overview:

Correspondence, writings, photographs, and papers of Ida Pruitt documenting her life and family in China and United States.

Salvadore and Giuseppe Salvadori records

Collection Identifier: BER-22
Scope and Contents: The papers provide a detailed view of the Salvadori business activities over nearly half a century. The bulk of documents, such as letters, cables, ledgers, account books, inventories and invoices, gives a vivid and precise account of their commerce in art, the management of the firm, and the individuals involved. Series 1 (52 boxes + 11 photograph albums + loose prints + photographic equipment) includes a large number of glass plate negatives related to the different artworks the firm...

Somerville High School Film Collection

Collection Identifier: hfa00030
Overview: Consisting of 385 educational films produced for classroom use between the 1930s and 1980s, the Somerville High School Collection provides a representative sample of the subjects and genres of educational media used in classrooms during this period. Though collected by Somerville High School, the films are aimed at students from primary grades through high school and cover a variety of subjects including art, math, music, science, health, and social studies. A highlight of the collection is...