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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Awatovi Expedition records

Collection Identifier: 995-11, 35-126, 36-131, 38-120,39-97
Overview:

The collection documents the Peabody Museum Expedition to Awatovi (northeastern Arizona) from 1935-39, and includes historical material, financial records, field notes, diaries, photographs, drawings, correspondence, and field and artifact cards.

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...

David Robbins Coffin papers, 1918-2003

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.GL.001
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of Coffin's personal papers and materials relating to his teaching career at Princeton University and his scholarly research interests in Renaissance architecture and garden history. Materials include notebooks, index cards, correspondence, typescripts, course syllabi, class and lecture notes, and offprints. Of particular note are Coffin's notebooks, which contain extensive research notes on English, French, and Italian gardens. There is also a significant amount of...

Sirarpie Der Nersessian papers and photographs

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.005
Scope and Contents: Sirarpie Der Nersessian was one of the pioneers of Armenian-Byzantine art history. She established the methodology for the study of Armenian illuminated manuscripts and incorporated Armenian art into the scope of Byzantine art history. Over the course of her career, Der Nersessian visited and cataloged the three most significant collections of Armenian manuscripts in the world: the collection of Etchmiadzin now held at the national library, Matenadaran in Yerevan, Armenia; the Armenian...

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...

Felix Fleischner papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c57
Overview:

The Felix Fleischner papers, 1919-1971 (inclusive), are the product of Fleischner’s activities as a radiologist, lecturer, consultant, and contributing member of national and international organizations, including the American Roentgen Ray Society and the New England Roentgen Ray Society.

Karl G. Heider papers on New Guinea

Collection Identifier: 2011.22.1
Overview: Karl Heider was a member of the Harvard-Peabody Expedition to New Guinea, spending an additional twenty-one months observing the Dani people on his own after the other members had departed. The purpose of the expedition and Heider’s work was to holistically capture the lives of the Dani people before the changes of the modern era began to infiltrate their preliterate, “Stone Age” culture. The records include field notebooks, tape...

Lorna and Laurence Marshall expeditionary notebooks and journals

Collection Identifier: 2003.36
Overview:

Diaries, record books, and laboratory notebooks documenting Lorna and Laurence Marshall's journeys to Africa from 1951-1968 and their ethnographic research of the Ju/'hoansi people of Nyae Nyae (now Nambia).

Morton H. Levine collection

Collection Identifier: 2014.1.29.1-2014.1.29.2
Overview:

This collection contains Levine’s original writings and research materials pertaining to prehistoric art. The collection includes Levine’s original manuscripts, translations, papers and book chapters collected by him, as well as photographs and card files.

Papers of William Dandridge Peck

Collection Identifier: HUG 1677
Overview: William Dandridge Peck (1763-1822) was the first Massachusetts Professor of Natural History at Harvard. The Papers of William Dandridge Peck contain his personal and professional correspondence, travel journals, lectures, writings, and botanical and zoological drawings, dated 1775-1822. The collection also includes an obituary notice and auction catalogue of Peck’s library and research notes and transcripts of letters and journals of Peck by biographer Thomas Barbour, created circa...

Papers of Perry T. Rathbone, 1929-1933

Collection Identifier: SC 7
Overview:

Student artwork and research notes of Perry Townsend Rathbone (Class of 1933).

Papers concerning Agnes Mongan, 1990-1996

Collection Identifier: SC 12
Overview:

The collection contains Robert Sennett's correspondence, notes, newsletters, and microcassette interviews of and regarding Agnes Mongan.

Paul Atkins Underwood Research Papers

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.019
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 6 boxes of records that contain: lecture and research notes; note cards; drafts for outlines and essays; bibliographies and lists of objects; and photographs of Byzantine art and architectural drawings. These items were primarily created by Paul Underwood between 1936 and 1950 and by Albert Mathias Friend, Jr. between 1945 and the mid-1950s. The collection includes Underwood’s research papers as a graduate student in the Department of Art and Archeology...

Robert L. Van Nice fieldwork records and papers

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.012
Scope and Contents: This collection documents the architectural survey of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, conducted by Robert L. Van Nice from the late 1930s to the 1980s. The project was sponsored by William Emerson, Dean of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from 1937 until Emerson’s death in 1957. The project was then sponsored by Dumbarton Oaks until Van Nice’s retirement in 1989. Materials in the collection include administrative records, correspondence, research...