Sirarpie Der Nersessian and the Sinai Photography Project
Photographs / Research

Sirarpie Der Nersessian and the Sinai Photography Project

Written by Anne-Marie Viola, Metadata and Cataloging Specialist In further exploring the connections between former Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Art and Archaeology Professor Sirarpie Der Nersessian and the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives’ illuminated manuscript photograph collection (described in my previous post), I followed a lead from our curatorial files that took me to the Library … Continue reading

Discovering connections between collections: Sirarpie Der Nersessian’s contributions to ICFA’s Illuminated Manuscripts Photograph Collection
Photographs / Research

Discovering connections between collections: Sirarpie Der Nersessian’s contributions to ICFA’s Illuminated Manuscripts Photograph Collection

Written by Anne-Marie Viola, Metadata and Cataloging Specialist Since processing this tiny, two-box collection last year, I keep coming back to my subject, Professor Sirarpie Der Nersessian, to explore the web of relationships that she maintained in a life that blurred the personal and professional – as was typical of faculty in the early days of … Continue reading

New Finding Aids from ICFA
Byzantine Institute / Dumbarton Oaks / Finding Aid / Thomas Whittemore

New Finding Aids from ICFA

The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) is pleased to announce the publication of four new finding aids on the department’s archival collections webpage. ICFA staff completed the archival processing and finding aids for the following collections: Thomas Whittemore Papers, ca. 1875-1966 Early Archaeological Projects Associated with Thomas Whittemore, 1910s-1930s Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks … Continue reading