Research Catalog

Arthur Upham Pope papers,

Title
Arthur Upham Pope papers, 1921-1951.
Author
Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
  • Ackerman, Phyllis, 1893-
  • American Institute for Iranian Art and Archaeology.
  • American Institute for Persian Art and Archaeology.
  • Asia Institute.
  • Behr, Elizabeth.
  • Carruthers, John.
  • Committee for National Morale.
  • Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars.
  • Friends of the Spanish Republic.
  • Grunebaum, Gustave E. von (Gustave Edmund von), 1909-1972.
  • Hoenigswald, Henry M., 1915-
  • International Brigade Dependents and Wounded Aid Committee.
  • Iranian Institute of America.
  • Keeling, E. H. (Edward Herbert)
  • Kelley, Charles Fabens, 1885-
  • Longden, Alfred A.
  • Mirzayanz, J.B.
  • Payne, Robert, active 1589.
  • Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce, 1881-1960.
  • Ragini Devi.
  • Ross, E. Denison (Edward Denison), Sir, 1871-1940.
  • Schmidt, Erich Friedrich, 1897-1964.
  • School for Asiatic Studies.
  • School for Iranian Studies.
  • Schroeder, Eric, 1904-
  • Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967.
  • Smith, Myron Bement.
  • Stora, Maurice.
  • Stora, Raphael.
  • Taylor, Myron Charles, 1874-1959.
  • United China Relief.
  • United States. Army.
  • United States. Office of Strategic Services.
  • United States. Office of War Information.
  • Writers' War Board.
Description
19 linear feet (21 boxes)
Summary
  • Collection consists of Pope's correspondence and other papers, records of the Institute and scrapbooks of clippings.
  • Scrapbooks contain clippings, 1930-1941, about archaeological, artistic and political matters in or relating to Iran, and activities of the Institute and of Pope and other Iranian scholars. Other clippings of articles concern current events in China, 1945-1947, and other countries in Asia.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Oriental Division, NYPL
Biography (note)
  • Arthur Upham Pope (1881-1969) was an American authority on Persian art and antiquities. During the 1920s and 1930s, he organized international exhibitions of Persian art; advised museums, dealers and purchasers of Iranian art objects; edited the multi-volume Survey of Persian Art (published in 1938); and conducted archaeological expeditions to Persia (later Iran) and photographic surveys of Persian architecture. In 1930 he founded the American Institute for Persian Art and Archaeology which became the Asia Institute in 1947 after several name changes. Pope was director of the Institute and chancellor of the School for Iranian Studies until his retirement in 1953. He also wrote and lectured and was active with various political groups during the Spanish Civil War and World War II.
Language (note)
  • Some material in French.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2454
Author
Pope, Arthur Upham, 1881-1969.
Title
Arthur Upham Pope papers, 1921-1951.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Arthur Upham Pope (1881-1969) was an American authority on Persian art and antiquities. During the 1920s and 1930s, he organized international exhibitions of Persian art; advised museums, dealers and purchasers of Iranian art objects; edited the multi-volume Survey of Persian Art (published in 1938); and conducted archaeological expeditions to Persia (later Iran) and photographic surveys of Persian architecture. In 1930 he founded the American Institute for Persian Art and Archaeology which became the Asia Institute in 1947 after several name changes. Pope was director of the Institute and chancellor of the School for Iranian Studies until his retirement in 1953. He also wrote and lectured and was active with various political groups during the Spanish Civil War and World War II.
Language
Some material in French.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on internet.
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Finding Aid
Occupation
Art consultants.
Art historians.
Added Author
Ackerman, Phyllis, 1893-
Carruthers, John.
Behr, Elizabeth.
Hoenigswald, Henry M., 1915-
Keeling, E. H. (Edward Herbert)
Kelley, Charles Fabens, 1885-
Longden, Alfred A.
Mirzayanz, J.B.
Pinchot, Cornelia Bryce, 1881-1960.
Payne, Robert, active 1589.
Ragini Devi.
Ross, E. Denison (Edward Denison), Sir, 1871-1940.
Schroeder, Eric, 1904-
Schmidt, Erich Friedrich, 1897-1964.
Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967.
Smith, Myron Bement.
Stora, Maurice.
Stora, Raphael.
Taylor, Myron Charles, 1874-1959.
Grunebaum, Gustave E. von (Gustave Edmund von), 1909-1972.
American Institute for Iranian Art and Archaeology.
American Institute for Persian Art and Archaeology.
Asia Institute.
Committee for National Morale.
Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars.
Friends of the Spanish Republic.
International Brigade Dependents and Wounded Aid Committee.
Iranian Institute of America.
School for Asiatic Studies.
School for Iranian Studies.
United China Relief.
United States. Army.
United States. Office of War Information.
United States. Office of Strategic Services.
Writers' War Board.
LCCN
ms 79001868
Research Call Number
MssCol 2454
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