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  • Royall Tyler — Excerpts from Letters about his Travels — Dumbarton Oaks
    a historian diplomat economist and art connoisseur Although raised in Quincy Massachusetts he spent most of his life in Europe He moved to London in 1898 and was educated at Harrow School 1898 1902 as well as New College Oxford 1902 1903 the Universidad de Salamanca 1903 1904 and the École des Sciences Politiques in Paris 1906 1908 taking a degree only at Harrow School In 1908 he met and eventually married Elisina Palamidessi de Castelvecchio Their son William Royall Tyler would become the second Director of Dumbarton Oaks Royall Tyler was fluent in French Spanish and German and proficient in Italian Hungarian and Greek He authored Spain A Study of Her Life and Arts 1909 In 1911 the Public Record Office of the British Home Office appointed him editor of the Spanish Calendar of State Papers which consisted of translations of the correspondence to English monarchs from their diplomats in Spain Tyler completed five volumes between 1913 and 1953 With Hayford Peirce he also authored Byzantine Art 1926 and L art byzantin vol 1 1932 and L art byzantin vol 2 1934 Tyler was instrumental in organizing the first international exhibition of Byzantine art in Paris in 1931 In the same year he became the League of Nations Financial Committee s financial advisor to the Hungarian government in Budapest 1931 1938 In 1938 Tyler was appointed as expert in the Economic and Financial Section of the League of Nations in Geneva 1938 1943 Bulgaria October 1927 from a letter written to Mildred Barnes Bliss on October 24 1927 Constantinople October 1927 from a letter written to Mildred Barnes Bliss on October 24 1927 Mount Athos Greece November 1933 From a letter to Mildred Barnes Bliss of November 27 1933 Russia and the Ukraine from a letter written to Mildred

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  • The Underworld Courier—An Early Dumbarton Oaks Newsletter — Dumbarton Oaks
    letter signed with so many names is nevertheless a very simple letter It is a letter of thanks It is a letter written by men and women who have found in the house you made an unforgettable happiness and who feel for it and for you a gratitude of which they take this means to speak To have created a house in which learning and the arts of music and of talk were equally at home is to have created as fine a thing as men are capable of making The houses famous for music and for beautiful speech and for the company of those who love these things are not numerous in the history of any time Dumbarton Oaks which with an unexampled generosity you have now given to a great university for the uses of scholarship was such a house and we who shared it sometimes with you cannot watch your giving of it without these words of our appreciation and our praise But whatever we remember of this house whether the music or the voice of Royall Tyler in the winter dusk or the boxwood alleys or the ficus vine or the gray and golden salon with its yellow rug or the galloping bronze horse or El Greco s blue robed angel what ever we remember of this house is good and sharp and lasting as all art and learning is And for these things we write you now our admiration and our thanks Peter Mary Jesus and John the Baptist by Natalia Petrovna Scheffer in a Maryland Russian Orthodox Chapel Vol II No 5 While the Blisses would have returned to Washington after their winter vacation Robert Bliss became very ill while in California which prevented their departure As a result The Courier continued to be published and sent to the Blisses almost weekly By the end of 1941 the staff who had originally contributed to the publication had left Dumbarton Oaks with the exception of Bellinger Vol II No 4 September 25 1941 includes the following note New name for the Courier New character Obviously it will no longer be the Underworld Courier since all but me are fled We will try to think of a new name which will be agreeable to our subscriber should they want to renew their subscription May we be notified about that last point Obviously it should have a new character We must try to think about that too No longer perhaps of so light a character so formless Possibly a series of reports not too long from each room upstairs A weekly batch of separate notes giving a picture of the activities as seen by each Would that please you Would you like us to continue In some form or other We will be guided by your wishes and meantime continue much as before till we hear The final edition of the Courier dated November 1 1941 the one year anniversary of Dumbarton Oaks s transfer to Harvard

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  • Books in Print — Dumbarton Oaks
    History Numismatics Sigillography Historical Texts Facsimiles and Translations Dumbarton Oaks Symposia Proceedings Byzantine Studies Byzantine History Dumbarton Oaks Papers Pre Columbian Studies Contemporary Landscape Architecture Landscape Architecture History Garden and Landscape Studies Museum Collections 5 Publication Series No Series Dumbarton Oaks Papers Dumbarton Oaks Texts Dumbarton Oaks Studies Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Symposia and Colloquia Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Saints Lives in Translation Dumbarton Oaks Other Titles in Byzantine Studies Byzantium and the Arabs Corpus des Mosaiques de Tunisie Dumbarton Oaks Pre Columbian Symposia and Colloquia Dumbarton Oaks Pre Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series Pre Columbian Art at Dumbarton Oaks Dumbarton Oaks Other Titles in Pre Columbian Studies Dumbarton Oaks Colloquia on the History of Landscape Architecture Dumbarton Oaks Contemporary Landscape Series Dumbarton Oaks Other Titles in Garden and Landscape Studies Dumbarton Oaks Other Publications Dumbarton Oaks Annual Reports Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Humanities Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Publications Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection Catalogs Ex Horto Dumbarton Oaks Texts in Garden and Landscape Studies Catalog of Byzantine Coins in DO Collection and in the Whittemore Collection Catalog of Byzantine Seals at DO and in the Fogg Museum of Art Catalog of Byzantine and Early Med Antiquities in the

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  • Online Publications — Dumbarton Oaks
    For multiple copies used as classroom reading assignments please inquire about our permission fee structure at DoaksBooks doaks org Your comments on this series of electronic texts are also welcome at the same email address Byzantine titles Garden and Landscape titles Pre Columbian titles Dumbarton Oaks institutional publications Selected issues of Dumbarton Oaks Papers our journal of Byzantine Studies are also available for download Technical notes The texts captions and footnotes are fully searchable using the find option binoculars on the Acrobat Reader menu bar In Acrobat the clarity of the text can be improved if you turn off the Smooth text option in Preferences Page Display but some files require this option to present images effectively The Select option on the menu bar allows direct cut and paste of selected text to a word processing application Download the free Adobe Reader All texts are copyright by Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Publications Online Resources Publications Books in Print Online Publications Byzantine Titles Online Pre Columbian Titles Online Garden and Landscape Titles Online Dumbarton Oaks Institutional Online Publications Dumbarton Oaks Papers Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library Annual Reports Resources for Authors and Editors Byzantine

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  • Dumbarton Oaks Papers — Dumbarton Oaks
    further notice Info Dumbarton Oaks Papers The annual journal Dumbarton Oaks Papers was founded in 1941 for the publication of articles relating to late antique early medieval and Byzantine civilization in the fields of art and architecture history archeology literature theology law and the auxiliary disciplines Numerous maps tables illustrations and color plates provide supplementary information for many of the articles Copies of Dumbarton Oaks Papers may be ordered here The following selected issues are available for free download Dumbarton Oaks Papers 53 1999 Dumbarton Oaks Papers 54 2000 Dumbarton Oaks Papers 55 2001 Dumbarton Oaks Papers 56 2002 Dumbarton Oaks Papers 57 2003 Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Publications Online Resources Publications Books in Print Online Publications Dumbarton Oaks Papers Dumbarton Oaks Papers 53 Dumbarton Oaks Papers 54 Dumbarton Oaks Papers 55 Dumbarton Oaks Papers 56 Dumbarton Oaks Papers 57 Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library Annual Reports Resources for Authors and Editors Byzantine Seals Online Catalogue Bliss Tyler Correspondence Middle East Garden Traditions Manuscripts in the Byzantine Collection Online Exhibitions Athena Ruby Inscription Font Typography at Dumbarton Oaks Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us

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  • Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library — Dumbarton Oaks
    scholars from within and without medieval and Byzantine studies are the target audience DOML provides original language texts alongside an accurate and readable English translation of canonical Byzantine Medieval Latin and Old English works although the criteria vary according to the natures of each respective field Alongside the greats are important texts by minor authors as well as occasional thematic volumes that bring together texts by more than one author Texts and translations alike are either new or at least substantially revised from other publications Some translators rework existing critical editions to suit the series format and others adapt existing translations to accord with DOML aims all texts published in the series are as reliable as the best available critical editions DOML fills the chronological gap between two other existing series also published by Harvard University Press The Loeb Classical Library LCL which includes ancient and late antique Greek and Latin texts will not venture much beyond the fourth or fifth centuries It will retain some texts by Christian authors already in the series but it will not incorporate any new ones Likewise the ambit of the I Tatti Renaissance Library ITRL runs from the late thirteenth through the early seventeenth centuries while Boccaccio figures in ITRL Dante will not DOML was inspired by both series and in its uniform trim size and general layout it resembles the latter closely Dumbarton Oaks and Harvard University Press regard DOML as one of its major publishing commitments The titles in the series are conceived with the longue durée in mind and the appearance of the volumes is meant to convey an equivalent solidity The contents of the volumes are also intended to be solid while simultaneously distinguished by what could be called disciplined simplicity Such simplicity is not the antonym but rather

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  • Annual Reports — Dumbarton Oaks
    Available Online 2010 2011 2008 2010 2006 2008 2003 2004 2001 2003 1989 2001 Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Publications Online Resources Publications Books in Print Online Publications Dumbarton Oaks Papers Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library Annual Reports Resources for Authors and Editors Byzantine Seals Online Catalogue Bliss Tyler Correspondence Middle East Garden Traditions Manuscripts in the Byzantine Collection Online Exhibitions Athena Ruby Inscription Font Typography at Dumbarton Oaks Dumbarton

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  • Resources for Authors and Editors — Dumbarton Oaks
    treats matters of style the general principles we follow in grammar usage and other matters relating to texts for Byzantine publications produced by Dumbarton Oaks List of Abbreviations used in Byzantine Publications Abbreviations used frequently in Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine publications Guide to Unicode Greek Submission Guide for Pre Columbian Publications Style Guide Pre Columbian Publications This document treats matters of style the general principles we follow in grammar usage and other matters relating to texts for Pre Columbian publications produced by Dumbarton Oaks Submission Guide for Garden and Landscape Publications Style Guide Garden and Landscape Studies Artwork Submission Guide Guidelines for editors and authors for submitting artwork and images for publication at Dumbarton Oaks Artwork Submission Guide pdf Download a pdf of the Artwork Submission Guide for authors and editors of Dumbarton Oaks publications Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Publications Online Resources Publications Books in Print Online Publications Dumbarton Oaks Papers Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library Annual Reports Resources for Authors and Editors Byzantine Manuscript Submission Guide Style Guide Byzantine Publications List of Abbreviations used in Byzantine Publications Guide to Unicode Greek Submission Guide for Pre Columbian Publications Style Guide Pre Columbian Publications Submission Guide for Garden and Landscape Publications

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