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Image and Archival Collections

David Robbins Coffin papers, 1918–2003

The collection consists of Coffin’s personal papers and materials relating to his teaching career at Princeton University and his scholarly research interests in Renaissance architecture and garden history.

Contemporary landscape design collection, 2001–2009

The collection focuses on a select group of contemporary landscape designers from around the world and a selection of their most significant projects. Materials were selected with the goal of illuminating each designer’s design process, including preliminary studies, documentation of the design period, documentation of the finished product, and finally, the project's evolution.

Dumbarton Oaks research archive, approximately 1940–1949

The collection consists of photographs and research notes related to Early Christian and Byzantine monuments. Geographic coverage includes: Algeria, Bulgaria, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Libya, Syria, Transjordan, Tunisia, Turkey, and (former) Yugoslavia.