Towards an Iconographic Concordance in Mesoamerican Art
Fellowship / Iconography / Pre-Columbian

Towards an Iconographic Concordance in Mesoamerican Art

Written by Nawa Sugiyama, William R. Tyler Fellow (2012-2014) This Tyler Project was designed to follow up on the work previously completed by Dylan Clark on assessing the size and scope of the Kerr Photographic Archive that will be donated to Dumbarton Oaks. In preparation for the arrival of this collection to ICFA, my project re-examined … Continue reading

To Preserve and Protect: A Final Post on Digital Asset Management at Dumbarton Oaks
Digital preservation / Fellowship

To Preserve and Protect: A Final Post on Digital Asset Management at Dumbarton Oaks

This post was written by Heidi Elaine Dowding, Dumbarton Oaks’ National Digital Stewardship Resident. Her project focused on developing a holistic digital asset management solution for a diverse cultural heritage institution. You can find her online at @theglobal_lib. I first stepped into the NDSR program a year after finishing my MLIS at Wayne State University, … Continue reading

Digital Preservation and the Cultural Heritage Institution
Digital preservation / Fellowship

Digital Preservation and the Cultural Heritage Institution

This post was written by Heidi Elaine Dowding, Dumbarton Oaks’ National Digital Stewardship Resident. Her project focused on developing a holistic digital asset management solution for a diverse cultural heritage institution.  You can find her online at @theglobal_lib. As part of my work as the Library of Congress’ National Digital Stewardship Resident at Dumbarton Oaks, … Continue reading

Researching Digital Preservation Practices at Dumbarton Oaks
Digital preservation / Fellowship

Researching Digital Preservation Practices at Dumbarton Oaks

Written by Heidi Dowding, Resident, Library of Congress National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR)  It has been just under three months since I first arrived in my new post as National Digital Stewardship Resident at Dumbarton Oaks.  The program – administered by the Library of Congress and funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) – began … Continue reading

Kerr Photographic Archive Update (Phase II)
Appraisal / Fellowship / Photographs / Pre-Columbian

Kerr Photographic Archive Update (Phase II)

Written by Dylan Clark, Former Dumbarton Oaks William R. Tyler Fellow The first phase of the Justin and Barbara Kerr Photographic Archive appraisal took place in mid-November 2012 when Rona Razon (ICFA Archivist) and I traveled to New York City to visit the Kerrs in their studio and begin the inventory of their pre-Columbian photographic … Continue reading

DO’s National Digital Stewardship Resident: Heidi Dowding
Digital preservation / Fellowship

DO’s National Digital Stewardship Resident: Heidi Dowding

Dumbarton Oaks is delighted to announce that Heidi Dowding has been selected as our National Digital Stewardship Resident, one of the ten members of the Library of Congress’s inaugural class. Find out about the rest of the NDSR class. Recently returned from life abroad, Heidi is currently busy settling into DC and will begin work this September … Continue reading

Assessment of the Moche Archive at Dumbarton Oaks
Assessment / Fellowship / Iconography / Moche / Photographs / Pre-Columbian

Assessment of the Moche Archive at Dumbarton Oaks

Written by Lisa Trever, Tyler Fellow in Pre-Columbian Studies PhD in History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University The Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) at Dumbarton Oaks is the new home of the Christopher B. Donnan and Donna McClelland Moche Archive, 1968–2010. The archive was given to the institution by Dr. Donnan, professor emeritus of … Continue reading