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Inge Gaberman
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Oral History Interview with Inge Gaberman, undertaken by Anna Bonnell-Freiden and Clem Wood at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on August 26, 2008. Inge Gaberman was a docent at Dumbarton Oaks from the inception of the program in 1982 until 2000. She also volunteered in the Byzantine Fieldwork and Photograph Archives (1988–2000).
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Peter Jacobs
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Oral History phone interview with Peter Jacobs, undertaken by telephone by Veronica Koven-Matasy on August 12, 2010. At Dumbarton Oaks, Peter Jacobs was a Senior Fellow of Garden and Landscape Studies (1998–2005). He was also the first Beatrix Farrand Distinguished Fellow of Garden and Landscape Studies (spring 2008).
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Michael Steen
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“Dumbarton Oaks: That House that Mike Built.” This is a transcription of the audio portion of a video produced by Michael Steen for Jacobs Facilities, Inc. on August 29, 2007. Mike Steen was then Project Manager of the Dumbarton Oaks Capital Construction and Renewal Program on contract from Jacobs. The project included the renovation and restoration of the Refectory, the Greenhouses, the Operations Building (also known as the Gardener’s Cottage), the Main House, and the Guest House (then known as the Fellows Building) and the new construction of the Library and the Gardeners’ Court. Mike was Director of Facilities at Dumbarton Oaks (2008–2013). The video also includes sections narrated by Page Nelson on office relocations and John Howell on the data center in the Operations Building.
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Edward L. and Judith Keenan
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Oral History Interview with Judith and Edward L. (“Ned”) Keenan, undertaken by James Carder at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on April 8, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Ned Keenan was Acting Director (1998–1999), Director (1998–2007), member of the Administrative Committee (1988–2007), and an Honorary Affiliate (2007–2015). Ned Keenan died in 2015.
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Mark Laird
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Oral History Phone Interview with Mark Laird, undertaken by Veronica Koven-Matasy on August 30, 2010. At Dumbarton Oaks, Mark Laird was a Fellow and Summer Fellow (1988–1989), a Fellow (1994–1995), and since 2008, a Senior Fellow of Garden and Landscape Studies.
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Henry and Eunice Maguire
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Oral History Interview with Eunice and Henry Maguire, undertaken by Anna Bonnell-Freiden and Clem Wood at the Maguire home in Baltimore, Maryland on September 3, 2008. At Dumbarton Oaks, Henry Maguire was a Junior Fellow (1971–1972), a Senior Fellow (1986–1990 and 1991–1996 ex officio), and Visiting Senior Research Associate (1989–1990) of Byzantine Studies; he was Director of Byzantine Studies (1991–1996).
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Natalia Teteriatnikov (DOA Interview)
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Oral History Interview with Natalia Teteriatnikov, undertaken by James W. Curtin and Joshua Wilson in the Dumbarton Oaks Study on June 24, 2013. At Dumbarton Oaks, Natalia Teteriatnikov was a Junior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1982–1983), Curator of Byzantine Visual Resources (1986–1994), and Curator of the Byzantine Photograph and Fieldwork Archives (1994–2008).
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Herbert L. Kessler
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Oral History Interview with Herbert L. Kessler, undertaken by telephone on June 25, 2013, by Joshua Wilson and James W. Curtin. At Dumbarton Oaks, Herb Kessler was an assistant to Paul Underwood (1963), a Junior Fellow (1964–1965), and a Senior Fellow (1980–1986) of Byzantine Studies. With Kurt Weitzmann, Herb Kessler directed the Cotton Genesis Project (1979–1982).
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Ercüment Atabay
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Oral History Interview with Ercüment Atabay, undertaken by Günder Varinlioğlu on May 19, 2011, at Mr. Atabay’s apartment in Istanbul. Mr. Atabay was associated with people and projects in Istanbul that were sponsored by Dumbarton Oaks. The interview was conducted in Turkish, transcribed, and translated into English. English conventions are used in the translation. For example, the English honorifics “Mr.” and “Mrs.” that accompany the Turkish names are an approximation of the Turkish honorifics “Hanım” and “Bey.”
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Typography at Dumbarton Oaks
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Resources documenting the history of typography at Dumbarton Oaks, with special emphasis on diplomatic typefaces for Roman and Byzantine inscriptions
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