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Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss to Royall Tyler, undated [9]

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Despite your Elisina’s letters, hope for at least short visits Cambridge Princeton. Dumbarton InstituteDumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. inauguration November first second third. Original papers FocillonHenri Focillon (1881–1943), a French art historian with a specialty in medieval art. Beginning in 1938, he was a professor at Yale University and, in 1940, he was named the first senior scholar at Dumbarton Oaks. His inaugural lecture at Dumbarton Oaks was “Prehistoire et Moyen Age,” published in Dumbarton Oaks Papers 1 (1941). RostovtzeffMichael Ivanovich Rostovtzeff (1870–1952), a Ukrainian historian with a specialty in ancient Greek, Iranian, and Roman history. Between 1925 and 1944, he was Sterling Professor of Ancient History and Archaeology at Yale University. His inaugural lecture at Dumbarton Oaks was “The Near East in the Hellenistic and Roman Times,” published in Dumbarton Oaks Papers 1 (1941). MoreyAmerican art historian Charles Rufus Morey (1877–1955) was a professor and chairman of the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University between 1924 and 1945. He was best known for his expertise in medieval art and his Index of Christian Art. His inaugural lecture at Dumbarton Oaks was “The Early Christian Ivories of the Eastern Empire,” published in Dumbarton Oaks Papers 1 (1941). Koehler.Wilhelm Reinhold Walter Koehler (1884–1959), an Estonian-born art historian and museum director with a specialty in medieval art. Between 1932 and 1953, he was professor of medieval art at Harvard University, and between 1941 and 1943, he served as senior fellow in charge of studies at Dumbarton Oaks. His inaugural lecture at Dumbarton Oaks was “Byzantine Art in the West,” published in Dumbarton Oaks Papers 1 (1941). Love,

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