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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 01-250

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art

Research Files, 1989-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art
Title: Research Files
Dates: 1989-1995
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 01-250
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records consist of materials that document research done by Esin Atil, Curator of Near Eastern Art and, later, Historian, on Seljuk architecture, manuscripts, metalwork, ceramics, stone carvings, textiles, and rugs. Materials document both Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art and its predecessor, Curatorial - Near Eastern Art. Materials include color and black and white photographs, color negatives, notes, bibliographies, clippings, photocopies of images of objects, and three volumes of Technical Review Summaries for the 1989 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting research done by Esin Atil, Coordinator of Special Programs and, later, Historian, on Seljuk architecture, manuscripts, metalwork, ceramics, stone carvings, textiles, and rugs. Materials include color and black and white photographs, color negatives, notes, bibliographies, clippings, photocopies of images of objects, and three volumes of Technical Review Summaries for the 1989 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Atil took many of the photographs.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-250, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Curatorial - Islamic Near Eastern Art, Research Files

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Container List

Box 1

Bibliographical Abbreviations for Corpus of Seljuk Objects

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3.0 Architecture, Cities, A-B, Volume 1 (2 folders)

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3.0 Architecture, Cities, B-D, Volume 2 (2 folders)

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3.0 Architecture, Cities, D-K, Volume 3 (2 folders)

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3.0 Architecture, Cities, M-N, Volume 4

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3.0 Architecture, Cities, P-U, Volume 5

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Kayseri Fortress

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Konya: Alaeddinc

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3.0 Architecture, Hans

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Box 2

4.1 Manuscripts, Religious: Korans (Naskh) (2 folders)

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4.1 Manuscripts, Religious: Korans (Kufic)

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4.3 Manuscripts, Secular: Scientific (2 folders)

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4.4 Manuscripts, Secular: Literary (2 folders)

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5.0 Ceramics 5.1 Unglazed

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5.2 Underglazed Vessels I

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Manuscripts, Illustrations: FGA and AMSG

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5.0 Israel (May 1994)

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.4 Overglazed - Lustre Vessels I

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Box 3

5.0 Ceramics, 5.4 Overglazed - Lustre Vessels II

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.4 Overglazed - Lustre Vessels III

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.4 Overglazed - Lustre Vessels IV

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.5 Figurines

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.2 Underglazed Vessels II

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.2 Underglazed Vessels III

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.2 Underglazed Vessels IV

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.3 Overglazed - Minai Vessels I

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5.0 Ceramics, Overglazed - Minai Vessels II

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Box 4

5.0 Ceramics, 5.6 Titles I (2 folders)

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.6 Titles II (2 folders)

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5.0 Ceramics, 5.6 Titles III

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.11 Figurines (includes padlocks); 6.12 Animal Shaped Vessels, Incense Burners, and Braziers (2 folders)

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.12 Vessels I

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.12 Vessels II

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.12 Vessels (Stands, Lampshades and Candle Holders, Lanterns and Lamps, Frogs, and Miscellaneous)

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Box 5

Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.12 Vessels (Mortars, Kettles, Buckets, Vases, Jugs, Jars, Bottles, and Flasks and Vases)

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.12 Vessels (Trays, Dishes, Plates, Basins)

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.12 Vessels (Ewers)

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.12 Vessels (Pen Cases, Inkwells, Boxes)

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.12 Vessels (Bowls and Cups)

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Metalwork 6.10 Copper Alloys; 6.14 Musical Instruments; 6.15 Scientific Instruments; 6.16 Plaques, Fragments; 6.17 Architectural Components

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6.30 Silver; 6.31 Vessels; 6.32 Jewelry; 6.40 Gold; 6.41 Vessels; 6.42 Jewelry; 6.50 Iron and Steel

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Metalwork, 6.60 Coins

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7.0 Glass, Hard Stones, Ivory, and Bone; 10.0 Woodwork; 11.0 Leather

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Box 6

8.0 Stucco

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8.0 Stone, Anatolia (Free-Standing, Relief, Tombs) (2 folders)

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8.0 Stone, Non-Anatolian and Anatolian Non-Seljuk

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9.0 Textiles and Rugs

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Haci Becktas Museum and other Non-Seljuk mixed media

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Negatives, 1991

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Negatives, 1992

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Negatives, 1993

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Negatives, 1994

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Negatives, 1995

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Technical Review Summaries for the 1989 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Volume I

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Technical Review Summaries for the 1989 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Volume II

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Technical Review Summaries for the 1989 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Volume III

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