Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
FOUND IN: Dumbarton OaksCollection 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,...
Overview: This collection contains negatives of photographs taken by E. H. Thompson during his explorations of the Yucatán Peninsula (1889-1908), Minnesota (1902), and Utah (1931). Many of the photographs are of Mayan artifacts (wooden, ceramic, and stone), Mayan ruins, ancient and contemporary architecture, engravings, and landscapes.
Overview: This collection contains negatives taken by Frederic Ward Putnam during an expedition to the Serpent Mound in Ohio from 1883-1888. The negatives capture camp life, landscapes and burial mounds. This expedition was a result of Professor Putnam's strong encouragement of research involving man's early occupation of the New World.
Overview: This collection includes negatives Samuel K. Lothrop took during Peabody Museum-sponsored expeditions to South and Central America, Antigua, and Puerto Rico. Many of the black and white negatives depict ancient ruins, artifacts, architecture, landscapes, and indigenous people engaged in daily and festive activities.
FOUND IN: Dumbarton OaksCollection 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...