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Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962

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role Collector Patron
dates 1875-1962
city Washington
other citiesSan Juan, Puerto Rico; Venice, Italy; St. Petersburg, Russia; Brussels, Belgium; Paris, France; Stockholm, Sweden; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santa Barbara, CA;
gender M
historical notes Robert Woods Bliss (1875-1962) and his wife, Mildred Barnes Bliss (1875-1969) were prominent art collectors and the founders of Dumbarton Oaks, an estate which they developed and conveyed in 1940 to Harvard University as the Center for Byzantine Studies. Contains personal, philanthropic and United States Foreign Service-related papers.
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Harvard University Archives Administrative records of Dumbarton Oaks, 1940-1965 (inclusive). see details...
Harvard University Archives Correspondence between R. W. Bliss and Edward Forbes and Paul Sachs, 1925-1940. see details...
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology [Tozzer, Alfred Marston), 1877-1954, Papers 1900-1980] see details...
Yale University Library George Henry Nettleton papers, 1819-1959 (inclusive). see details...
Harvard University Archives Papers of Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss, ca. 1860-1969 (inclusive), 1900-1967 (bulk). see details...
Dumbarton Oaks Census of Objects of Early Christian and Byzantine Art in North America Collection see details...

see also:
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Tyler, Royall, 1884-1953