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Musja Kazhdan
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Oral History Interview with Musja Kazhdan (accompanied by translator Misha Kazhdan, grandson of Alexander and Musja Kazhdan), undertaken by Alice-Mary Talbot at the home of Misha Kazhdan on April 18, 2010. Musja Kazhdan was the wife of Alexander Kazhdan, Senior Research Associate of Byzantine Studies at Dumbarton Oaks (1979–1997) and editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991) (1983–1991).
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
Irfan Shahîd
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Oral History Interview with Irfan Shahîd, undertaken by Anna Bonnell-Freidin and Clem Wood in the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on August 11, 2008. At Dumbarton Oaks, Irfan Shahîd was a Junior Fellow (1954–1955), a Visiting Fellow (1960–1961 and 1972–1973), a Visiting Scholar (1975–1976), and an Associate Fellow (1979–1984 and 1999–2008) of Byzantine Studies. He is presently an Honorary Affiliate Fellow of Byzantine Studies.
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A Home of the Humanities
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James N. Carder, editor (2010)
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Oleg Grabar
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Oral History interview with Oleg Grabar (1929–2011) , undertaken by Anna Bonnell-Freiden and Clem Wood at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, on August 21, 2008. At Dumbarton Oaks, Oleg Grabar was a member of the Board of Scholars for Byzantine Studies (1972–1975) and a Senior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1978–1983). He was the son of the Byzantinist André Grabar (1896–1990), who at Dumbarton Oaks was Visiting Scholar (spring 1947), Henri Focillon Scholar (1948–1949), Professor of Byzantine Art and Archaeology (1949–1954), Visiting Scholar (spring 1957), member of the Board of Scholars for Byzantine Studies (1957–1965), and Honorary Associate of Byzantine Studies (1965–1991). Oleg Grabar died in 2011.
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
William Howard Adams
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Oral History Interview with William Howard Adams, undertaken by Anne Steptoe, Elizabeth Gettinger, and Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent at Hazelfield House, near Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia, on July 17, 2009. The garden design historian William Howard Adams was a member of the Garden Advisory Committee at Dumbarton Oaks between 1978 and 1983.
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James N. Carder
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Oral History Interview with James N. Carder, undertaken by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent, Elizabeth Gettinger, and Anne Steptoe in the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on July 15, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, James Carder was a Junior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1974–1976) and the Manager of the House Collection (since 1992) and Archivist (since 1999).
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
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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Elizabeth A. Fisher
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Oral History Interview with Elizabeth A. Fisher, undertaken by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent, Elizabeth Gettinger, and Anne Steptoe at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on July 6, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Elizabeth Fischer was a Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1990–1991 and 2007–2008).
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
Donald E. Smith (Interview)
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Interview with Donald E. Smith, undertaken by Philip Page in Don Smith's office and in the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks on several days in July, August, and September, 1992. At Dumbarton Oaks, both Don Smith and Philip Page were Superintendents of Gardens and Grounds. Don Smith was Assistant Superintendent (1952–1974) and Superintendent (1974–1992) of Gardens and Grounds. Philip Page was Superintendent of Gardens and Grounds (1992–1996). Don Smith died in 2012.
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
Elizabeth Sgalitzer Ettinghausen
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Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Sgalitzer Ettinghausen, undertaken by Gudrun Bühl at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on September 22, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Elizabeth Ettinghausen was a Junior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1943–1945).
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