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Highly Skilled Romanian Shepherd Dogs Fend Off Wolves 🐾 | Smithsonian Channel

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Weavers, scribes, and kings a new history of the ancient Near East Amanda H. Podany

Title:
New history of the ancient Near East
Author:
Podany, Amanda H  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 662 pages illustrations, maps, plans 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Middle East
Date:
2022
To 622
Topic:
Civilization  Search this
History  Search this
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Smithsonian Libraries
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Arabia Felix an exploration of the archaeological history of Yemen Alessandro de Maigret ; [translated by Rebecca Thompson]

Author:
De Maigret, Alessandro  Search this
Physical description:
384 pages illustrations, maps 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Yemen (Republic)
Yémen
Jemen
Date:
2002
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Fouilles (Archéologie)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Archäologie  Search this
Antiquités  Search this
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Smithsonian Libraries
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers

Creator:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Names:
American Ambulance Field Hospital (Juilly, France)  Search this
Greenwich House (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Whitney Studio Club  Search this
Cushing, Howard Gardiner, 1869-1916  Search this
De Meyer, Adolf, Baron, 1868-1949  Search this
Miller, Flora Whitney  Search this
Strelecki, Jean de, count  Search this
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960  Search this
Whitney, Harry Payne, 1872-1930  Search this
Extent:
36.1 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lithographs
Photographs
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Scrapbooks
Blueprints
Sketches
Date:
1851-1975
bulk 1888-1942
Summary:
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers measure approximately 36.1 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1975, with the bulk of the material dating from 1888 to 1942. The collection documents the life and work of the art patron and sculptor, especially her promotion of American art and artists, her philanthropy and war relief work, her commissions for memorial sculpture, and her creative writing. Papers include correspondence, journals, writings, project files, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material, two sound recordings, and miscellaneous personal papers.
Scope and Content Note:
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers measure approximately 36.1 linear feet and date from 1851 to 1975, with the bulk of the material dating from 1888 to 1942. The collection documents the life and work of the art patron and sculptor, especially her promotion of American art and artists, her philanthropy and war relief work, her commissions for memorial sculpture, and her creative writing. Papers include correspondence, journals, writings, project files, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material, two sound recordings, and miscellaneous personal papers.

Material relating to more personal aspects of Whitney's life include school papers, a paper doll book dating from her childhood, financial material, interviews, awards and honorary degrees, address and telephone books, committee files, and other items. Correspondence consists of incoming and outgoing letters concerning both personal and professional matters, including her patronage of the arts and sponsorship of artists, her sculpture commissions and exhibitions, and her war relief work and other philantrophic activities. Also found are family correspondence and correspondence received by the Flora Whitney Miller and the Whitney Museum of American Art after Whitney's death. Journals include personal ones that she kept periodically from the time she was a child to near the end of her life, in which she recorded her travels, her impressions of people, her experiences with friends, and her thoughts on art, among other topics; and social ones, in which she recorded dinners and dances attended, and people invited to different social gatherings, and in which she collected invitations received and accepted.

Scattered files can be found that relate to the Whitney Studio Club and the Whitney Museum of American Art, consisting of notebooks, catalogs, a financial report, and other material. Files relating to Whitney's own sculpture projects are more extensive and consist of correspondence, contracts, printed material, notes, financial material for proposed and completed commissions for fountains, memorials, and monuments. The Whitney Museum of American Art, rather than Whitney herself, seems to have kept these files. Files relating to Whitney's philanthropic activities span from the time just before to just after the First World War and consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, and printed material stemming from her contributions to charities and war relief organizations, her sponsorship of the war hospital in Juilly, France, and her support of the Greenwich House Social Settlement.

Whitney's writings include extensive drafts, and handwritten and typed manuscripts and copies of novels, plays, and stories, as well as some autobiographical and early writings, notes and writings on art, and clippings of published writings, documenting her principle means of creative expression towards the end of her life. Also found are some writings by others. Scrapbooks consist of clippings, photographs, letters and other material, compiled by Whitney, Flora Whitney Miller, and possibly others, documenting Whitney's public life, her sculpture commissions and exhibitions, exhibitions at the Whitney Studio, the war hospital in Juilly, France, the death of Harry Payne Whitney in 1930, and the sickness and death of Whitney in 1942.

Photographs include ones of the Whitney and Vanderbilt families, ones of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (including portraits taken by Baron Adolf de Meyer and Count Jean de Strelecki), ones of various Vanderbilt and Whitney residences and of Whitney's studios, ones of Whitney's sculpture exhibitions as well as exhibitions at her studio, and ones of her sculptures, as well as some miscellaneous and unidentified ones. Artwork consists of sketchbooks and sketches by Whitney (including sketches for sculptures) and artwork by others (including a sketchbook of Howard Cushing's containing a sketch of her and albums of World War I lithographs) collected by Whitney. Also found amongst the collection are printed material (clippings, exhibition catalogs, programs, and publications) and blueprints (including drawings for Whitney's studio on MacDougal Alley and various of her sculptures).
Arrangement:
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers are arranged into twelve series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Miscellaneous Personal Papers, 1888-1947, 1975 (Boxes 1-3, 33-34, OV 42; 2.5 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1889-1949, 1959 (Boxes 3-9; 6 linear feet)

Series 3: Journals, circa 1886-1939 (Boxes 9-12, 33; 2.5 linear feet)

Series 4: Whitney Studio Club and Whitney Museum of American Art Files, 1921-1943 (Box 12; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 5: Sculpture Files, 1900-1960 (bulk 1909-1942) (Boxes 12-15; 3 linear feet)

Series 6: Philanthropy Files, 1902-1923 (bulk 1915-1920) (Boxes 15-17; 2 linear feet)

Series 7: Writings, 1889-1942, 1974 (Boxes 17-26; 10 linear feet)

Series 8: Scrapbooks, 1893-1942 (Boxes 26-27, 33, 35; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 9: Printed Material, 1859-1942 (Boxes 27-28, 36; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 10: Photographs, 1862-1942 (Boxes 28-32, 36-41, OV 43-51; 6.4 linear feet)

Series 11: Artwork, 1871-1930s (Boxes 32, 41, OV 52-54; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 12: Blueprints, 1913-1945 (OV 55; 0.1 linear feet)
Biographical/Historical note:
New York art patron and sculptor, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875-1942), was the eldest daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt II and Alice Gwynne Vanderbilt, and founder of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Whitney was born January 9, 1875 in New York City, the. She was educated by private tutors and attended Brearley School in New York. From the time she was a young girl, she kept journals of her travels and impressions of the people she met, and engaged in creative pursuits such as sketching and writing stories. In 1896, she was married to Harry Payne Whitney. They had three children, Flora, Cornelius, and Barbara.

In 1900, Whitney began to study sculpture under Hendrik Christian Anderson, and then under James Fraser. Later, she studied with Andrew O'Connor in Paris. From the time she started studying sculpture, her interest in art grew, as did her particular concern for American art and artists. In 1907, she organized an art exhibition at the Colony Club, which included several contemporary American paintings. She also opened a studio on MacDougal Alley, which became known as the Whitney Studio and was a place where shows and prize competitions were held. (She also had other studios in Westbury, Long Island and Paris, France.) Over the years, her patronage of art included buying work, commissioning it, sponsoring it, exhibiting it, and financially supporting artists in America and abroad. From 1911 on, she was aided in her work by Juliana Force, who started out as Whitney's secretary, was responsible for art exhibitions at the Whitney Studio, and became the first director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

The first recognition Whitney received for her sculpture came in 1908 when a project on which she had collaborated (with Grosvenor Atterbury and Hugo Ballin) won a prize for best design from the Architectural League of New York. The following year she received a commission to do a fountain sculpture for the Pan-American Building in Washington, D. C. She went on to do numerous other commissioned works over the next several decades, including: a fountain for the New Arlington Hotel in Washington D.C. (the design of which was reproduced in various sizes and materials, one cast being submitted to the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition where it won a bronze medal and a later cast being installed on the campus of McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 1930); the Titanic Memorial (designed in 1913 and erected in 1930); the Buffalo Bill Memorial (1924) in Cody, Wyoming; the Columbus Memorial (1929) in Port of Palos, Spain; the Peter Stuyvesant statue in Stuyvesant Square (1939); and The Spirit of Flight (1939) for the New York World's Fair. In 1916, she had her first one-man show at the Whitney Studio, another at the Newport Art Association, and a retrospective at the San Francisco Art Association Palace of Fine Arts. A traveling exhibition in the Midwest followed in 1918.

During the First World War, Whitney was involved with numerous war relief activities, most notably establishing and supporting a hospital in Juilly, France. She made several trips to France during the war, keeping a journal and eventually publishing a piece on the hospital in several newspapers. Her sculpture during this period was largely focused on war themes. In 1919, she exhibited some of these works at the Whitney Studio in a show called "Impressions of War." In the years after the war, she was also commissioned to do several war memorials, including the Washington Heights War Memorial (1922) and the St. Nazaire Memorial (1926) commemmorating the landing of the American Expeditionary Force in France in 1917.

In 1918, Whitney opened the Whitney Studio Club, which served as pioneering organization for American art, putting on exhibition programs and offering social space and recreational amenities to its members (one point numbering over four hundred artists living in New York). She planned an "Overseas Exhibition" of American art, which traveled to Paris and other European cities in 1920-1921, and had her own shows in Paris and London in 1921. In 1928, the Whitney Studio Club was transformed into an art gallery, known as the Whitney Studio Galleries and directed by Juliana Force, which eventually became the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1931.

Whitney pursued creative writing throughout her life, but beginning in the 1930s writing became her principle means of creative expression. Over the years, she produced numerous manuscripts for stories, novels, and play. One novel, Walking the Dusk, was published in 1932 under the pseudonym L. J. Webb. Beginning in 1940, Whitney took a "Professional Writing" course at Columbia University with Helen Hull, which resulted in the production of numerous short stories. In 1941, she collaborated with Ronald Bodley to adapt one of her stories as a play and attempted to get it produced, although unsuccessfully.

In 1934, Whitney was involved in a custody battle for her niece, Gloria Vanderbilt (daughter of her late brother, Reginald Vanderbilt and his wife, Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt). In an agreement reached by the court, custody was awarded to Whitney and visitation rights to Gloria's mother. Litigation continued in the ensuing years.

In 1935, Whitney established the World's Fair Five Organization, with Juliana Force and four architects, to work on preparing a plan for the site of the 1939 New York World's Fair at Flushing Meadow, although the fair's own Board of Design ended up coming up with its own plan.

Whitney continued her work in sculpture, writing, art patronage, and philanthropy throughout the remaining years of her life. She died on April 18, 1942.
Related Archival Materials note:
Related material found in the Archives includes Research Material on Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney compiled by Flora Miller Irving and the Whitney Museum of American Art artists' files and records, available on microfilm only (originals are located in the Whitney Museum of American Art). Also found in the Archives of American Art's Miscellaneous Exhibition Catalog Collection are a bundle of Whitney Studio Club and Mrs. H. P. Whitney's Studio catalogs and announcements.
Provenance:
The Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers were donated in 1981 and 1991 by Whitney's granddaughter, Flora Miller Irving.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Philanthropists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art patrons -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lithographs
Photographs
Interviews
Sketchbooks
Diaries
Scrapbooks
Blueprints
Sketches
Citation:
Whitney Museum of American Art, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Papers, 1851-1975 (bulk 1888-1942). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.whitgert
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Alphabet scribes in the land of cuneiform sēpiru professionals in Mesopotamia in the neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid periods Yigal Bloch

Author:
Bloch, Yigal  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 497 pages 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Iraq
Babylonia
Middle East
Date:
2018
Topic:
Scribes  Search this
Alphabet  Search this
Cuneiform writing  Search this
Semitic languages--Alphabet  Search this
Écriture cunéiforme  Search this
Langues sémitiques--Alphabet  Search this
cuneiform  Search this
Langues sémitiques  Search this
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co.  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938 -- Art collections  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L. -- Art collections  Search this
Arenberg, duc d' -- Art collections  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of -- Art collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de, 1885-1925  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Theme:
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
Art Gallery Records
Art Market
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers

Topic:
Papyrus
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Verlag Philipp von Zabern  Search this
Anistās Mārī, al-Karmilī, ab, 1866-1947  Search this
Becker, Carl Heinrich, 1876-1933  Search this
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926  Search this
Berchem, Max van, 1863-1921  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930  Search this
Sarre, Friedrich Paul Theodor, 1865-1945  Search this
Extent:
150 Linear feet (circa 30,000 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Clippings
Notebooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Articles
Paper squeezes
Correspondence
Diaries
Sketches
Rubbings
Place:
Turkey
Mesopotamia
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran
Iraq
Lebanon
Persepolis (Iran)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Syria
Date:
1903-1947
Summary:
An outstanding scholar in the field of Iranian studies, Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948) explored all phases of Near Eastern culture from the prehistoric period to Islamic times. This collection documents Herzfeld's excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo and includes correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Papers (1899--1962) of German born archaeologist Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879--1948), a preeminent scholar of Near Eastern and Iranian studies. The collection measures 150 linear feet (circa 30,000 items) and documents Herzfeld's work as a pioneer in the field and sheds light on his excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo. Formats include correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.
Arrangement:
This collection is organized into seven series.

Series 1: Travel journals

Series 2: Sketchbooks

Series 3: Notebooks

Series 4: Photographic files 1-42

Series 5: Drawings and maps

Series 6: Squeezes

Series 7: Samarra Expedition
Biographical / Historical:
The Ernst Herzfeld Papers document the career of Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948), a German architect, archaeologist, and historian of Islamic and Pre-Islamic studies. After training as an architect he studied archaeology under Delitzch from 1903 to 1906 at the excavations at Assur in Mesopotamia. A student of Latin, Greek, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Hebrew, Herzfeld received a doctorate in Humanistic Studies at universities in Munich and Berlin in 1907. His work with Friedrich Sarre to survey the monuments of the Tigris-Euphrates valleys resulted in landmark studies in architectural history, published in 1911 and 1920.

In 1920 Herzfeld was appointed to the chair of Historical Geography in Berlin and began his excavation at Samarra. Herzfeld's work there led to a six-volume publication. He published widely throughout his life on the sources of Islamic architecture and ornament, including the Royal Palace at Persepolis.

From 1934 until the end of his life Herzfeld spent his time producing many books and articles, lecturing, and working at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton (1936--1945.) Many of his works continue to be published post-humously.

1879 July 23 -- Born in Celle, Germany.

1897 -- Received diploma from Joachimsthaler Gymnasium, Berlin.

1897-circa 1898 -- Fulfilled military service.

circa 1899 -- Studied architecture at the Technical University and Assyriology, art history, and philosophy at the Friedrich-Wilhems Universität in Berlin.

1903 -- Passed exam in structural engineering.

1903-1905 -- Assistant to Walter Andrae (1875-1956) in Assur.

1905-1906 -- Traveled throughout Iran and Iraq.

1907 -- Excavation in Cilicia. Passed oral exam in February. Awarded doctorate in Humanistic Studies by Friedrich-Wilhems Universtät zu Berlin. After receiving Ph.D. traveled extensively in Syria and Iraq with Friedrich Sarre, director of the Islamic Museum in Berlin.

1910 -- Herzfeld and Sarre jointly publish, Iranische Felsreliefs (Berlin, 1910).

1911-1913 -- Field Director under direction of Sarre during expedition to Samarra.

circa 1914 -- Drafted into service in France and Poland during World War I. Sent to Iraq where he functioned as a surveyor.

1916 -- Father died.

1917 -- Appointed associate professor for Historical Geography and Art History of the Ancient Orient at Berlin. Along with Friedrich Sarre and others, founded the German-Persian Society to increase cultural and economic exchange between Germany and Persia.

1920 -- Appointed world's first full professor of Near Eastern Archeology. Begins excavation at Samarra.

1922 -- Mother died.

1923-1934 -- In Persia, where he completed many excavations and studies.

1928 -- Excavation at Pasargadae.

1931-1934 -- Appointed director of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and moved to Persepolis.

1934 -- As grandson of Jews, Nazi legislation expelling state employees of Jewish descent forced Herzfeld to retire as a professor employed by the state. Moved to London.

1936 -- Delivered Lowell Lectures. Moved to Boston. Lectured on Iranian history and appointed a member of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.

1944 -- Retired from Princeton University.

1948 January 20 -- Died.
Provenance:
Ernst Herzfeld donated his papers to the Freer Gallery of Art in 1946.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ayyubids  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Abbasids  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Clippings
Notebooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Articles
Paper Squeezes
Correspondence
Diaries
Sketches
Rubbings
Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Records of Samarra Expeditions

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Dietrich Reimer Verlag (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Verlag Philipp von Zabern  Search this
Anistās Mārī, al-Karmilī, ab, 1866-1947  Search this
Becker, Carl Heinrich, 1876-1933  Search this
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926  Search this
Berchem, Max van, 1863-1921  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930  Search this
Sarre, Friedrich Paul Theodor, 1865-1945  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
186 Items (Field notes: drawings, sketches, sketchbooks, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, blueprints, notes, diaries, prints, journals (accounts), publications, articles, clippings, rubbings.)
Type:
Archival materials
Articles
Blueprints
Clippings
Correspondence
Drawings
Diaries
Journals (accounts)
Notebooks
Photographs
Rubbings
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Lebanon
Syria
Mesopotamia
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Date:
1906-1945
Scope and Contents:
The material from the excavations at Samarra, except for the photographs mounted in Photo Files 19--3, and drawings which are in Series 5: Drawings.
"Two campaigns of excavation at Samarra in Iraq, carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913 mark the beginning of large-scale archaeological research on Islamic antiquities. During this time, Herzfeld was supported for brief periods by the swiss architect Samuel Guyer, Commander von Ludloff, various technical assistants, and finally Friedrich Sarre, who was the director of the Islamic department at the museum and initiator of the expedition. For most of the time, however, all tasks that today would be divided among a team of archaeologists rested solely on Herzfeld's shoulders: coordinating hundreds of workmen at various sites, measuring buildings, drawing architecture and objects, and cataloging finds, but also negociating with local authorities who were often uncooperative. Still working at a time when the success of a venture such as the Samarra expedition was measured by its spectacular finds in both architecture and precious objects, the immense responsibility for bringing this expedition through the unexplored territories of Islamic archaeology to a successful conclusion presented an enormous physical and psychological challenge. In an effort that from the perspective of modern archaeology must be called Herculean, he excavated and examined nineteen sites [Great Mosque of al-Mutawakkil, Congregational Mosque of Madinat al-Mutawakkiliyya, Shiite Shrine Complex, Qubbat al-Ṣulaibiyya; palaces of Balkuwārā, Ṣūr ʿĪṣā, and the Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; the Cemetery at Shabbat al-Hawā; Mausoleum of Imām al-Dūr; Tall al-ʿAlīq; Ḥarba Bridge and finally the residential architecture at al-Quraina, al-Qāṭūn, al-Jubairiyya, and west of Ṣūr ʿĪṣā, and the baths] and collected a stupendous corpus of material, one that in many respects still forms the foundation for our knowledge of the city of Samarra and ʼAbbāsid art in the 3rd/9th centuries. What is astonishing is that Herzfeld himself considered his achievements during the first campaign in Samarra to be merely a dress rehearsal for the more ambitious second campaign which focused on the Dār al-Khilāfa." [Leisten, Thomas, 2003: "Excavation of Samarra, v. I. Architecture : Final report of the first campaign 1910-1912. Verlag Philipp von Zabern, Mainz am Rhein, 2003. Preface, p.IX."]
Arrangement:
135 units of original materials; numbered subseries, kept in the order in which they arrived, and housed in document boxes.
Biographical / Historical:
"Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an orientalist whose many talents led him to explore all phases of Near Eastern culture, from the prehistoric period to Islamic times and from linguistics and religion to art and architecture." [Margaret Cool Root, 1976: "The Herzfeld Archive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 119-124."]
Local Numbers:
FSA A.06 07
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, Thomas Leisten's publication, "Excavation of Samarra, vol 1," and Alastair Northedge's publication, "An Interpretation of the Palace of the Caliph at Samarra (Dar Al-Khilafa or Jawsaq Al-Khaqani). In Ars Orientalis, Vol. 23."
Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Field notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Papyrus  Search this
Abbasids  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Blueprints
Clippings
Correspondence
Drawings
Diaries
Journals (accounts)
Notebooks
Photographs
Rubbings
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Series 7
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3580e42ce-5d00-4c2c-85db-fcaa3aa760e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10431

S-1: "Samarra Fundjournal." Contains 1161 entries of finds with sketches, location, description, date of discovery, Inventory number and cross-references to photographs and sketchbooks.

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (43.3 cm. x 27 cm.)
Container:
Volume S-1
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Journals (accounts)
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1910-1913
Scope and Contents:
- Original caption in German reads, "Fund Journal." Translated caption in English reads, "Finds Journal."
- Additional information for the first campaign reads, "Herzfeld started to excavate at the Great Mosque of Samarra on January 9 and finished the work on February 26, 1911 [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-1 through IN-46]. The same day that the excavation in the Great Mosque was closed, work began at al-Quraina. Here, Houses I-X were excavated mainly during March and the first week of April 1911. Work on House IX continued through May since outstanding fresco paintings were discovered there [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-47 through IN-50; IN-61 through IN-65; IN-69 through IN-205; IN-208]. In the first week of April, Herzfeld split his groups of workers to be able to examine three more sites simultaneously. In a two-day campaign he cleared House XI at Qātūn [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-206 and IN-207]. At the same time, excavation began on a residential complex situated to the west of Ṣūr ʿĪṣā palace [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-209; IN-215 through IN-227; IN-257 through IN-266]. Finally two baths were discovered to the west of the Great Mosque [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-210 through IN-214; IN-267]. Activity at all three sites ended between April 9 and 11. Herzfeld spent the third week of April documenting the excavations in the Great Mosque and registering small finds. In the second half of May [May 8-28] Herzfeld started to work on two more sites. During work at a place called Shabbat al-Hawā, they found a pre-islamic cemeterey beneath the Islamic layers. The cemetery was explored between May 15-25 [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-295 through IN-384; IN-477 through IN-480]. A second excavation was carried out in what Herzfeld then referred to as House XVII (May 15-28) north of Jubairiyya [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-385 through IN-403]. More excavations of residential architecture were undertaken to the north of the modern city in an area called 'kūra,' [May 8-13] [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-270 through IN-294]. With a few of the remaining workers Herzfeld moved to the Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq on May 28, only to leave them on June 3 for the first of a series of excursions he took in the course of both campaigns. He returned as late as June 30 [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-404 through IN-476]. On the way back he visited the mausoleum at al-Dūr for the first time. On July 13, Herzfeld complained that work in ʿĀshiq had not brought results. In an attempt to change this situation he sent his trusted friend Shaul to Ḥilla to hire workmen from this region. With a total of 70 workers he began to clear structures at Manqūr during the last week of July that soon turned out to be the central audience hall of Balkuwārā [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-481 to IN-488; IN-491 to IN-499]. On August 30, Herzfeld, convinced of the need for plans in order to obtain funding for a second campaign in Samarra, decided to stop the excavation at Manqūr immediately and to suspend all excavations for two more months until the arrival of Friedrich Sarre in October 1911. During the first week of December 1911, Herzfeld was still at work finishing the leveling of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-500 through IN-508]. Only now, in the last two weeks of the first campaign in Samarra [December 9-25], were Viollet's finds examined. On the last day before he left {December 9-11], Bartus by chance found a building on the west side of the Shāriʿ al-Aʿẓam. The walls were covered with a set of frescoes showing human figures and various animals, the most interesting so far discovered in this campaign [According to the Finds Journal, finds were collected and listed as IN-513 to IN-516]. [The last registered entry (IN-553) for the first campaign in Samarra reads, "December 18, 1911."]. On December 25, Bedri Bey arrived at Samarra and drew up an official letter ending the campaign according to the proposal of both Sarre and Herzfeld. An inventory of all the finds and tools was made and they were prepared for storage." [Leisten, Thomas, 2003: "Excavation of Samarra, v. I. Architecture : Final report of the first campaign 1910-1912. Verlag Philipp von Zabern, Mainz am Rhein, 2003. p. 11-19."]
- Additional information for the second campaign reads, "The second campaign's excavation was mainly concerned with the Dār al-Khilāfa. According to the Finds Journal, The first find (IN-554) of the second campaign was collected and registered on December 3, 1912. Finds registered as IN-554 through IN-829 were carefully listed with sketches, location, description, date of discovery, inventory number and cross-references to photographs and sketchbooks. The last find of the second campaign (IN-1004) has no date since dates of discovery were consistently provided through IN-948 only."
- Additional information for the end section of the Finds Journal reads, "The remaining registered finds (IN-1005 through IN-1161) appear to have been unconsistently listed at a later period. Sketches, location, description, date of discovery, and cross-references to photographs and sketchbooks are partly missing for most of the entries. The locations appear to cover various excavated sites from both the first and the second campaign in Samarra."
- Additional information from staff reads, "IN-874 (7/9, p.2)."
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Finds Journal
Arrangement:
Drawings, sketches, notes and prints are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
S-1

FSA A.06 07.01
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
Journals (accounts)
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File FSA A.06 07.01
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3727478b5-e695-445c-ba30-78f29291121f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10433

S-2: Corrected page-proofs of Vol.VI, "Die Geschichte der Stadt Samarra" (November 28, 1945)

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Dietrich Reimer Verlag (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (Publication (300 pages), 30 cm. x 21.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume S-2
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Publications
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1945-1946
Scope and Contents:
Additional information from staff reads, "IN-874 in right display (7/9, p.12)."
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Corrected page-proofs of Vol. VI, "Die Geschichte der Stadt Samarra"
Arrangement:
Drawings, sketches, notes and prints are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
S-2

FSA A.06 07.02
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Herzfeld's publication, "Geschichte der Stadt Samarra. Hamburg, Eckardt & Messtorff; Buchhändlerischer Vertrieb durch D. Reimer, Andrews & Steiner, Berlin, 1948," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Genre/Form:
Publications
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File FSA A.06 07.02
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc375045970-b392-4ed5-9ccc-603b6ffb5b31
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10434

S-3: Package of second copy of page-proofs of Vol.VI

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Dietrich Reimer Verlag (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (Publication (300 pages), 30 cm. x 21.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume S-3
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Publications
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1945-1946
Scope and Contents:
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Corrected page-proofs of Vol. VI, "Die Geschichte der Stadt Samarra, Including Original Handwritten Annotations"
Arrangement:
Drawings, sketches, notes and prints are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
S-3

FSA A.06 07.03
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Herzfeld's publication, "Geschichte der Stadt Samarra. Hamburg, Eckardt & Messtorff; Buchhändlerischer Vertrieb durch D. Reimer, Andrews & Steiner, Berlin, 1948," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Genre/Form:
Publications
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File FSA A.06 07.03
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3bc825b5b-6ed3-484b-94cc-34535bd92a99
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10435

S-4: Scrapbook

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (22.5 cm. x 12 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Journals (accounts)
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1910-1913
Scope and Contents:
- Original title on cover in German reads, "Samarra, kleinfund, text - abb., S-4:1."
- Original handwritten notes for page 01 reads, "[First, for each finds, Herzfeld has entered the original sketchbook number followed then by the inventory number]: Holz (Wood): I 3, IN-16; I 8, IN-21; IV 20, IN-xx; V 18, IN-658, IN-660; V 29, IN-597; V 30, IN-597, IN-598; V 34, IN-619; V 35, IN-618; VI 2, IN-724; VI 21, IN-702; VI 22, IN-706 ; VI 23, IN-793; VI 24, IN-793, IN-809; VI 25, IN-793; VI 30, IN-793; VI 35, IN-885; VI 39, IN-890; VII 12, IN-783, IN-877, IN-886; VII 13, IN-774, IN-886; VII 14, IN-886, IN-597, IN-823; VII 15, IN-783, IN-809; VII 16, IN-597; VII 17, IN-658."
- Original handwritten notes for page 02 reads, "Marmor (Marble): I 3; I 8; I 9, IN-29; I 10; I 14; I 17; I 19; I 21; I 22;I 27, IN-70, IN-69; I 35-36, IN-185 to IN-188; I 37, IN-199; I 38, IN-151, IN-196; I 41, IN-129; II 2, IN-209; II 21, IN-57; II 21, IN-211, IN-220, IN-222, IN-227; II 24, IN-245, IN-246; II 34, IN-284, IN-285; II 34, IN-292; II 35, IN-292; III 2, IN-323; III 12, IN-370; III 20, IN-440; III 25, IN-452; IV 1; IV 4; IV 19, IN-695, IN-693, IN-752, IN-802, IN-880, IN-881."
- Original handwritten notes for page 03 reads, "Perlmutt; Elfenbein; Alabaster (Mother of Pearl, Ivory, Alabaster): I 1, IN-2; I 4; I 38, IN-110; I 40, IN-141, IN-95, IN-116; I 41, IN-160, IN-168, IN-125; I 42, IN-176, IN-111, IN-112; II 7, IN-138; II 8, IN-191; II 9, IN-165; II 10, IN-224; II 23, IN-249; II 29, IN-262; II 31, IN-265; II 33, IN-284, IN-288, IN-265; II 38, IN-326; II 40, IN-325; III 12, IN-368; III 17, IN-392; III 18, IN-391; III 22, IN-447; III 23, IN-448, IN-450, IN-451, IN-452; III 24, IN-449, IN-450; V 26, IN-557; V 27, IN-596; V 28, IN-585; V 46, IN-711."
- Original handwritten notes for page 04 reads, "Glas (Glass): I 1, IN-1; I 7; III 26, IN-473; III 34-35, IN-487; III 37; III 44, IN-508; V 19, IN-603; V 20-21, IN-561; V 22, IN-561; V 22-23, IN-604, IN-562; V 25, IN-610; V 30; V 46, IN-707; VII 28, IN-986; VIII 27, IN-784, IN-887; VIII 28, IN-265; II 33, IN-284, IN-288, IN-265; II 38, IN-326; II 40, IN-325; III 12, IN-368; III 17, IN-392; III 18, IN-391; III 22, IN-447; III 23, IN-448, IN-450, IN-954; VIII 29, IN-887, IN-779, IN-781, IN-750; VIII 30, IN-899; VIII 41, IN-767, IN-888, IN-951; VIII 42-43."
- Original handwritten notes for page 05 reads, "Bronze (Metal): I 14, IN-26; II 2, IN-225; II 3, IN-68; II 7, IN-113, IN-137, IN-139, IN-144, IN-122; II 8, IN-144, IN-154, IN-155, IN-162, IN-147; II 9, IN-193, IN-202, IN-203, IN-205, IN-226; II 17, IN-150, IN-200; II 22, IN-241; II 23, IN-242, IN-243; II 37, IN-327; III 2, IN-324, IN-327; III 11, IN-358, IN-366; III 18, IN-393; III 25, IN-454; III 26, IN-457, IN-458; III 27, IN-471; III 30, IN-490; IV 5, IN-55; V 26, IN-662, IN-670."
- Original handwritten notes for page 06 reads, "Schwarze stein (Blackstone): I 39, IN-108, IN-126; II 25, IN-244; II 25, IN-247; III 25, IN-248; II 25-26, IN-250, IN-251; II 27, IN-251, IN-252; II 31-32, IN-287, IN-288; II 33, IN-287; II 40, IN-286; III 18, IN-390; III 19, IN-443; III 20, IN-444; III 21, IN-441, IN-444; III 22, IN-445; IV 17, IN-513; V 29, IN-586; V 28, IN-587; VI 30; VI 31; VI 32, IN-734; VI 33, IN-816, IN-851; VI 34."
- Original handwritten notes for page 07 reads, "II 21; V 32-33, IN-601, IN-686; VI 5, IN-735; VI 6, IN-704; VI 7, IN-704; VI 47, IN-861."
- Original handwritten notes for page 08 reads, "Marmor (Marble): V 2-3, IN-556, IN-559, IN-637; V 6, IN-621, IN-622; V 6, IN-634; V 7; V 12, IN-628, IN-633; V 13, IN-637; V 14, IN-632, IN-620; V 15, IN-623; V 16, IN-620, IN-621; V 36, IN-664; V 37, IN-689; V 38, IN-691; V 39, IN-693; V 40, IN-693; V 41, IN-699; V 42, IN-703; V 43, IN-703; V 44, IN-703; V 45, IN-709; VI 1, IN-717; VI 6, IN-704; VI 11, IN-742; VI 11, IN-732; VI 12, IN-746; VI 13, IN-737; VI 14, IN-737; VI 16-17, IN-751, IN-752, IN-753; VI 19, IN-751."
- Original handwritten notes for page 09 reads, "Metall (Metal): V 31, IN-600; V 36, IN-675, IN-697; V 46-47, IN-712; VII 1, IN-780, IN-825, IN-860; VII 3, IN-670, IN-675, IN-860; VII 4, IN-788, IN-895; VII 5, IN-600, IN-788; VII 6, IN-600, IN-769, IN-810; VII 7, IN-769, IN-825, IN-788; VII 8, IN-895; VII 9, IN-590, IN-769, IN-895; VII 10, IN-769, IN-788, IN-825; VII 22; VII 38, IN-990; VII 46, IN-995; VII 48, IN-995."
- Original handwritten notes for page 10 reads, "Perlmutt; Elfenbein; Onyx (Mother of Pearl, Ivory, Onyx): VI 2, IN-2; VI 5, IN-733; VI 14, IN-793; VI 15, IN-740; VI 34-35, IN-790; VI 35, IN-798; VI 36-37, IN-816; VII 10, IN-764; VII 11, IN-795; VII 13, IN-886; VII 14, IN-857, IN-774, IN-783; VII 22, IN-793; VII 26, IN-989; VII 27, IN-989; VII 28, IN-986; VII 46, IN-999; VII 47, IN-997."
- Original handwritten notes for page 11 reads, "Marmor (Marble): VI 30, IN-587; VII 41, IN-983; VII 42, IN-983; VII 44, IN-982; VIII 1, IN-917; VIII 2, IN-917; VIII 2-3, IN-918; VIII 8, IN-968; VIII 9, IN-977; VIII 10-11, IN-916, IN-967; VIII 12, IN-916; VIII 13, IN-967; VIII 16; VIII 17, IN-918; VIII 26, IN-912."
- Original handwritten notes for page 12 reads, "Holz (Wood): VII 20-21, IN-924; VII 23, IN-923, In-924; VII 24, IN-963; VII 26, IN-980; VII 27, IN-980; VII 39, IN-965; VII 40, IN-965; VII 41, IN-965; VIII 23; VIII 24; VIII 24; VIII 46."
- Original handwritten notes for page 13 reads, "Kleine Plane (Small plans)."
- Original handwritten notes for page 14 are in English
- Original handwritten notes in red for page 15 reads, "to Throne-names...."
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Small Finds Journal
Arrangement:
Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-4

FSA A.06 07.04.1
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Journals (accounts)
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, File FSA A.06 07.04.1
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc306611fb0-2677-4584-8ee9-fd90aa7cb465
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10436

S-4: "Samarra." Miscellaneous notes dealing primarily with derivations and meanings of Arabic, Persian and Greek terms

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (11 pages, 22.5 cm. x 12 cm.)
Container:
Volume S-4
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1910-1913
Scope and Contents:
- Finding aid title reads, "marked 'Samarra.' Miscellaneous notes dealing primarily with derivations and meanings of Arabic, Persian and Greek terms." [Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, compiled in 1974]
- Additional annotations in Arabic, German, English, French deal with publication's excerpts as well as local people's informal accounts.
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Miscellaneous Notes
Arrangement:
Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-4:2

FSA A.06 07.04.2
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.04.2
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / FSA A.06 07.04.1: S-4: Scrapbook
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc34aaa93d3-c52b-4abe-899e-cd3ac8752fa9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10438

S-4: Airplane photographs of Samarra (British Airforce and British Museum)

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
19 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 17.1 cm. x 24.5 cm., 20 cm. x 22cm.)
15 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 18.7 cm. x 18 cm.)
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 12.5 cm. x 17.6 cm.)
Container:
Volume S-4
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
bulk 1917
Scope and Contents:
- Finding aid title reads, "Manilla envelope with airplane photographs of Samarra (British Airforce and British Museum)." [Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, compiled in 1974]
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Airplane Photographs of Samarra (British Airforce and British Museum)
Arrangement:
Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-4:3

FSA A.06 07.04.3
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.04.3
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / FSA A.06 07.04.1: S-4: Scrapbook
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc30a343033-9e1b-4ea0-87a5-a9382a33ba2c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10439

S-4: Airplane photographs of Samarra

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
77 Blueprints (b&w, 18.6 cm. x 18.3 cm.)
Container:
Volume S-4
Type:
Archival materials
Blueprints
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
bulk 1917
Scope and Contents:
- Finding aid title reads, "Blueprints of airplane photographs of Samarra (British Airforce and British Museum)." [Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, compiled in 1974]
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Airplane Photographs of Samarra (British Airforce and British Museum)
Arrangement:
Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-4:4

FSA A.06 07.04.4
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.04.4
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / FSA A.06 07.04.1: S-4: Scrapbook
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc38b34a9ef-ac1c-4f22-9e4a-def1c4152f2b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10440

S-4: "Samarra." Arabic quotations dealing with place-names or the uses of certain words

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (18 pages, 25.4 cm. x 20 cm.)
Container:
Volume S-4
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1910-1913
Scope and Contents:
- Finding aid title reads, "marked 'Samarra.' Arabic quotations dealing with place-names or the uses of certain words." [Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, compiled in 1974]
- Transcripts of inscriptions in Persian and Arabic language, found on architecture, potteries, as well as in monasteries around Samarra. Additional handwritten annotation in German.
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Miscellaneous Notes
Arrangement:
Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-4:5

FSA A.06 07.04.5
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.04.5
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / FSA A.06 07.04.1: S-4: Scrapbook
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc34239258f-8ca1-485e-834a-ea4bd05f6f3f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10441

S-4: List of cases with Inventory numbers

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (16.8 cm. x 10.4 cm.)
Container:
Volume S-4
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
1910-1913
Scope and Contents:
Original information in German reads, " Samarra. Vergleich von in den abgepackten und abgelieferten Kisten enthaltenen Inventarnummern." Translated information in english reads, "Samarra. Revised inventory of packaged items and shipped cases."
- Finding aid title reads, "Another list of cases with Inventory numbers." [Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, compiled in 1974]
- Additional information from staff reads, "IN-874 (2/9, p.1)."
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Detailed List of Cases Containing Small Finds, mostly Fragments of Ceramics
Arrangement:
Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-4:8

FSA A.06 07.04.8
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.04.8
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / FSA A.06 07.04.1: S-4: Scrapbook
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3dc7fd99e-71ad-4412-838f-9d939d740004
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10444

S-5: An outline for the illustrations of a Samarra Publication, "Private Houses and Wall-decorations."

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence (3 leaves), 32.7 cm. x 20.9 cm)
Container:
Volume S-5
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Scope and Contents:
- Original caption for item 'a' reads, "SAMARRA. REIHE IV. Privat hauser und Wanddecorationen." Translated caption reads, "Samarra. Series IV. Private Houses and Wall-decorations."
- Finding aid title reads, "marked 'Samarra. Aufstellungen für die Gesamtpublication, etc.'." [Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, compiled in 1974]
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Contents of a Planned Volume Devoted to the Architecture of the Private Houses and their Wall Decorations
Arrangement:
- S-5 is organized into 8 subdivisions representing each one or several items of original materials.
- Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-5a

FSA A.06 07.05.1
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.05.1
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / S-5: "Samarra. Aufstellungen für die Gesamtpublication, etc."
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc31ce1ed63-9dde-40c1-9816-d28e8d896978
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10446
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S-5: Copy of the agreement between Prof. Sarre and Herzfeld governing the conduct of the Expedition at Samarra. October 1, 1910

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Sarre, Friedrich Paul Theodor, 1865-1945  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence (2 leaves), 33 cm. x 20.5 cm)
Container:
Volume S-5
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Date:
bulk 1910
Scope and Contents:
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Copy of the Agreement between Sarre and Herzfeld Governing the Conduct of the Expedition
Arrangement:
- S-5 is organized into 8 subdivisions representing each one or several items of original materials.
- Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-5b

FSA A.06 07.05.2
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.05.2
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / S-5: "Samarra. Aufstellungen für die Gesamtpublication, etc."
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3993858f2-34be-4509-941d-d057e84588fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10447
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S-5: Herzfeld's "Entwurf für die Publication des Materials von Samarra. Zugleich Inventar des Photographien und Zeichnungen."

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence (6 leaves), 32.7 cm. x 20.9 cm)
1 Item (Correspondence (28 leaves), 33 cm. x 21 cm)
Container:
Volume S-5
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra
Scope and Contents:
Finding aid title reads, "marked 'Samarra. Aufstellungen für die Gesamtpublication, etc.' Herzfeld's 'Entwurf für die Publication des Materials von Samarra. Zugleich Inventar des Photographien und Zeichnungen'." [Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, compiled in 1974]
Additional information from staff reads, "IN-874 (2/5, p.2 and 3)."
Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Detailed Draft Listing the Contents of the Unpublished Report on the Architecture of Samarra
Arrangement:
- S-5 is organized into 8 subdivisions representing each, one or several items of original materials.
- Journals, letters, and sketchbooks are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes.
Local Numbers:
S-5c

FSA A.06 07.05.3
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive and Thomas Leisten's publication, Excavation of Samarra, vol 1.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. FSA.A.06. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 07.05.3
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions / S-5: "Samarra. Aufstellungen für die Gesamtpublication, etc."
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3c99fdd89-b646-432a-a16f-033e061d8b70
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10448
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