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Correspondence between Byzantine Institute fund contributors and Edward Forbes, January 1957 - July 1958

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Boxes 6 - 13, Folder 184
Scope and Contents: Box 12 (folders 169 - 17) specifically contains correspondence related to the transfer of the Byzantine Institute Library in Paris to the French government and fieldwork, administrative, and financial affairs related to Kariye Camii. Also includes discussions about equipment requirements, work permits, and contributor information.

Correspondence between Edward W. Forbes and Boris Ermoloff, July 1950 – November 1958

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Boxes 4 - 5, Folder 63
Scope and Contents: The first box contains correspondence documenting the transition of the Byzantine Institute upon the death of Thomas Whittemore and Paul Underwood’s appointment as the new Field Director.

Correspondence between Edward W. Forbes and the Byzantine Institute (e.g., Sterling Dow, Seth Gano, and Boris Ermoloff), October 1949 – June 1950

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Boxes 2 - 3, Folder 38
Scope and Contents: Box 2 contains letters regarding the restoration and conservation of Hagia Sophia and Kariye Camii. They document: research activities, artifact purchases, film and photographic documentation, scaffolding plans, administrative and personnel matters following Whittemore’s death, grant and permit proposals, and official permits. Box 3 contains correspondence documenting the fieldwork activities in Kariye Camii. Also includes newspaper clippings, records of financial expenses and...

Correspondence from Edward W. Forbes to John Thacher, May 1960

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Boxes 14 - 15, Folder 209
Scope and Contents: Series I contains correspondence and administrative records that were created and compiled by the organizations’ fieldwork directors and staff members. This series documents the day-to-day administrative operations as well as matters related to staffing, grant proposals, and publications of fieldwork projects from the 1920s to 2000s. Folders may contain additional correspondents than the ones named in the folder titles.

Correspondence between Campbell Bonner, Edward Forbes, and the Byzantine Institute (e.g., John Thacher, Seth Gano, and Thomas Whittemore), April 1942 - March 1947

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Boxes 2 - 3, Folder 17
Scope and Contents: Box 2 contains letters regarding the restoration and conservation of Hagia Sophia and Kariye Camii. They document: research activities, artifact purchases, film and photographic documentation, scaffolding plans, administrative and personnel matters following Whittemore’s death, grant and permit proposals, and official permits. Box 3 contains correspondence documenting the fieldwork activities in Kariye Camii. Also includes newspaper clippings, records of financial expenses and...

Correspondence from Alice-Mary Talbot and Edward L. Keenan to Richard Harper, February 1972 - July 2002

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Box 18, Folder 254
Scope and Contents: Series I contains correspondence and administrative records that were created and compiled by the organizations’ fieldwork directors and staff members. This series documents the day-to-day administrative operations as well as matters related to staffing, grant proposals, and publications of fieldwork projects from the 1920s to 2000s. Folders may contain additional correspondents than the ones named in the folder titles.

Correspondence between the Fogg Art Museum (e.g., Edward Forbes), Dumbarton Oaks (e.g., John Thacher), and the Byzantine Institute (e.g., William MacDonald), January 1953 – September 1957

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Boxes 6 - 13, Folder 126
Scope and Contents: Box 12 (folders 169 - 17) specifically contains correspondence related to the transfer of the Byzantine Institute Library in Paris to the French government and fieldwork, administrative, and financial affairs related to Kariye Camii. Also includes discussions about equipment requirements, work permits, and contributor information.

Photographs of Thomas Whittemore with Edward VIII of England and Mrs. Wallis Simpson, while touring Hagia Sophia, and a newspaper clipping of Thomas Whittemore with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, 1936

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 2, 4, MS.BZ.004-02-04-01, Folder 482
Scope and Contents: Includes photographs of the Red Sea Monasteries in Egypt, and Hagia Sophia, Kariye Camii, and other sites in Istanbul, as well as images of Thomas Whittemore. This series also includes oversize photographs from the same sites.

Hagia Sophia Timesheets, 1972-1975

File Identifier: MS.BZ.012, MS.BZ.012-01, MS.BZ.012-01-01, MS.BZ.012-01-01-02, Folder 170/171/172
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence and administrative records, including: timesheets for assistant workers, expense reports, to-do lists, fieldwork notes, project-related correspondence, and personal correspondence intermingled with Van Nice’s work correspondence. These records document Van Nice’s multi-faceted role in the project. He was the project’s principal investigator as an architectural surveyor and draftsman, but he was also a researcher, manager, and occasional tour guide for visitors to Hagia...

Transcription from a publication by E. R. Ayrton and brochure for the Egypt Exploration Fund by Édouard Naville, Abydos, ca. 1910s

File Identifier: MS.BZ.017, MS.BZ.017-01, MS.BZ.017-01-01, Folder 001
Scope and Contents: Contains materials related to Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Abydos during the 1910s to the early 1930s. Whittemore was the American Representative to the EES excavations between 1911-1914; he also visited the site during the 1920s and early 1930s.