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The Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks fieldwork records and papers

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.004
Scope and Contents: This collection contains fieldwork records and papers produced by the staff of the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks, as well as Thomas Whittemore and Paul Underwood, between the 1920s and 2000s. It is comprised of correspondence, minutes, financial records, logbooks, fieldwork notebooks, research notes, ground plans, maps, oversize drawings, tracings, paintings, photographs, films, newspaper clippings, and publication materials. The collection is organized by the method of creation and...

The CIAM Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1982-0002-000603297
Scope and Contents: The CIAM Collections includes correspondence files and manuscript material related to the planning and proceedings of the organization’s conferences (1928-1956) as well as organizational files and photographs.

The correspondence, reports, photographs and ephemera related to the International Congress of Modern Architecture, drawn from the files of Josep Lluís Sert, who was both a founding member of the organization and its president (1947-1956).

“The Controversy” records, 1945-1966.

Collection Identifier: I A-3
Abstract: The collection contains records of the legal dispute between The Association for the Arnold Arboretum, Inc. and the President and Fellows of Harvard College that became widely known as “The Arnold Arboretum Controversy.” After a protracted legal battle the outcome was finally adjudicated by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in 1966.

The Curutchet Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1977-0002-000603292
Overview: Drawings, correspondence and photographs related to the design, by Le Corbusier (1887-1965), and construction of the Curutchet House, La Plata, Argentina.

The Eduard Alekseyev Fieldwork Collection of the Musical Culture of Yakutia, 1957-1990.

FOUND IN: Loeb Music Library
Collection Identifier: AWM RL 16252 - 16357, AWM V 11592 - 11597
Overview: This collection contains original field recordings by ethnomusicologist Eduard Yefimovich Alekseyev. The recordings were made in various regions in Russia, and primarily represent the musical culture of the Yakut (Sakha) peoples, as well of Crimean Tartar and Ukrainian peoples.

The educational career of Susan Miller Dorsey, 1949

Collection Identifier: MC 256
Overview: Carbon copy of the dissertation, The Educational Career of Susan Miller Dorsey, by Georgette Foster McGregor, educator and superintendent of Los Angeles public schools.

The Edward Larrabee Barnes Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1993-0001-004165878
Scope and Contents: The Edward Larrabee Barnes Collection includes architectural drawings, photographs, clippings, lectures, and publications related to Barnes’ architectural practice that spans over five decades of work during the 20th century.His early works consisted of small commissions: private houses, camps and university projects. Later works were larger in scale and range from museums and galleries such as the Walker Art Center (1966-1971, 1984) and the Dallas Museum of Art (1983-1984, 1993),...

The Ernest Weissmann Archive

Collection Identifier: DES-2013-0003-014379936
Scope and Contents: The Ernest Weissmann Archive is comprised of 43 linear feet of personal and professional papers. Most material documents his many years of extensive and significant international work in housing, urban, and regional development as an officer of the United Nations based in New York. It includes drafts and final versions of lectures, writings and reports, as well as extensive visual documentation (mainly slides) carried out during UN missions. It also contains some material related to his...

The Excavators' Club of Harvard University records

Collection Identifier: 53-12-00/1
Scope and Contents: The papers documents the conception of and organization of the Club, highlighting its work at the Blue Hills, St. Johns River, and Danforth-Foxcroft sites. Rowe's "President's File" consists primarily of correspondence regarding the formation of the club, the membership, and arrangements for speakers and digs. Later correspondence (1950's) concerns the deposition of Excavators' Club materials in the Peabody Museum. Many of the materials excavation by Club members are in the Peabody...

The Ferrari Hardoy Archive

Collection Identifier: DES-1995-0001-007823498
Scope and Contents: The Ferrari Hardoy Archive includes drawings, plans, competition entries, manuscripts, correspondence and research materials related to Jorge Ferrari Hardoy’s work as a designer, architect and city planner.Jorge Ferrari Hardoy’s papers span approximately forty years: from his student years in the 1930’s to the mid-1970’s. There are substantial files related to CIAM Argentina and Grupo Austral, the forums for the discussion of modern architecture in Argentina during the late 1940’s....