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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1903-1946
Level:
subseries
Size:
135 Photographic prints (Volume one: 3 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The abbreviations used in the captions of published photos are: AHI--Archaeological History of Iran, Herzfeld IAE--Iran in the Ancient East, Herzfeld Frye--The Heritage of Iran, R.N.Frye Paikuli--Paikuli Monument ..., Herzfeld TA--Am Tor von Asien, Herzfeld

- "Photo File 28", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 135 photographic prints which relate primarly to architecture, monuments, rock reliefs and archaeological sites at Kurangun (Iran), Harnawa (Iran), Harunabad (Iran), Sahna (Iran), Bisutun site (Iran), Dukkan i Daud (Iran), Da u Dukhtar (Iran), Jinjun (Iran), Pasargadae (Iran), Naqsh-i...

- "Photo File 28" is composed of 135 photographic prints, several made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.1491; FSA a.6 04.GN.2171; FSA a.6 04.GN.2172; FSA a.6 04.GN.1492; FSA a.6 04.GN.2170; FSA a.6 04.GN.2173; FSA a.6 04.GN.1490; FSA a.6 04.GN.2174; FSA a.6 04.GN.2175; FSA a.6 04.GN.1007; FSA a.6 04.GN.1518; FSA a.6 04.GN.2169; FSA a...

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Pre-Achaemenid Monuments and Pasargadae (Photo File 28)

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Dates:
1948-1949
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NAA.1988-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This subseries was previously Photo Lot 86-4: Thomas Dale Stewart Photographs of Townsend Site, Delaware, circa 1948-1949. Stewart provided general supervision and advice for the Townsend Site excavations (1948-1949) which were conducted by the Sussex Society of Archaeology and History (Delaware). The subseries contains 133 silver gelatin prints an...

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1928-1932
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (15.5 cm. x 13 cm.)
1 Drawing (14.8 cm. x 10 cm.)
1 Drawing (17.7 cm. x 10.2 cm.)
1 Drawing (14.5 cm. x 6.7 cm.)
1 Drawing (17.6 cm. x 9.9 cm.)
1 Drawing (13.4 cm. x 9.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (16.8 cm. x 11.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (19.6 cm. x 13.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (11.8 cm. x 11 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1928-1932
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (15 cm. x 11.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (18.3 cm. x 12 cm.)
1 Drawing (15.3 cm. x 10.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (19.2 cm. x 14.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (18.3 cm. x 14.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (16.5 cm. x 12.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (20.8 cm. x 14 cm.)
1 Drawing (18 cm. x 14 cm.)
1 Drawing (20.2 cm. x 13.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Original caption on verso reads, "LVII. D-472 [is numbered] 2208."

- Additional information reads, "Drawings D-467, D-468, D-469, D-470, D-471, D-472, D-473, D-474, D-475 (water-colors) were mounted on mat numbered Pl.LVII."

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1931-1934
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (19 cm. x 8.2 cm.)
1 Drawing (15 cm. x 18 cm.)
1 Drawing (16 cm. x 7.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (6.9 cm. x 15.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (19 cm. x 15 cm.)
1 Drawing (18.7 cm. x 6.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (15.5 cm. x 9.9 cm.)
1 Drawing (16 cm. x 17.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Additional information from Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum; Part I, Inscriptions of Ancient Iran; Vol. I, The Old Persian Inscriptions reads, "The architectural activities in Persepolis started soon after 519 B.C. ...and continued until Alexander's arrival in 330 B.C.. The structures -and hence the cuneiform inscriptions- of Persepolis were thus c...

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1923-1946
Level:
file
Size:
1 Ledger (1 volume (98 pages), 44.5 cm. x 28.5 cm. x 3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- The first of a series of four inventory books, in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded archaeological remains, prehistoric artifacts and antiquities collected or acquired in several cities throughout Mesopotamia and Persia in 1923 and 1924.

- Additional information from staff reads: "Herzfeld has diversely applied to each inventory number, which are ranging from 1 to 2,032, a place of provenance and/or acquisition; dates; sketches; a storage box letter code; references to specific museum institutions, collectors, and antique dealers; physical descriptions; a dinasty and reign attribut...

- Handwritten caption, in pencil (probably later addition), on inside of front cover reads: "Herzfeld Coll."

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-89 reads, "Inventory of objects in Herzfeld Collection, Nos. 1-2032, most with sketch, description, place of acquisition, price and provenance. There are some cross-references to sketchbooks and, in some cases, a note of disposition."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 3: Notebooks; Inventory of Objects in Herzfeld Collection (N-89)

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1923-1946
Level:
file
Size:
1 Ledger (1 volume (98 pages), 44.5 cm. x 28.5 cm. x 3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- The second of a series of four inventory books, in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded archaeological remains, prehistoric artifacts and antiquities collected or acquired in several cities throughout Mesopotamia and Persia in 1923 and 1924.

- Additional information from staff reads: "Herzfeld has diversely applied to each inventory number, which are ranging from 1 to 1,864, and from 2,885 to 2,980, a place of provenance and/or acquisition; dates; sketches; a storage box letter code; references to collectors, and antique dealers; physical descriptions; a dinasty and reign attribution; ...

- "The content of ledger N-90 may tentatively be summarized into two subdivisions: 1) inventory numbers 1 to 1864, are a duplication of ledger N-89, and appear to be following a long series of entries entered in that ledger with much less handwritten annotations. As well, approximately 35 inventory numbers display different descriptive information ...

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-90 reads, "Inventory of Herzfeld's Collection. Nos.1-1864 are, in general, a duplication of the entries in N-89, except for the following: entries 105-120 differ from those in N-89; entry 786 is a stone statuette, in N-89 it is a bronze lamp, each missing in the other volume; 3 unnumbered bowls between...

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 3: Notebooks; Inventory of Objects in Herzfeld Collection (Abbreviated and Corrected Version of N-89 and Continuation of N-91)

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1904-1946
Level:
item
Size:
19 Leaves (Folder 1 and 2, 21 cm. x 28 cm. or smaller)
3 Letters (Folder 3 : correspondence : 7 letters ; 40 pages, 21 cm. x 32.7 cm. or smaller)
4 Items (photographic print Folder 4 : 1 photographic print, 29.5 cm. x 25.9 cm.)
5 Items (photographic print Folder 5 : 1 photographic print, 29.1 cm. x 26.4 cm.)
6 Items (photographic print Folder 6 : 1 photographic print, 30.3 cm. x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 1 reads, "Blue pamphlet. "Composition of Ancient Persian Artifacts". Spectrographic metallographic analysis by Lucius Pitkin. Inc. N.Y., Objects probably from prehistoric finds at Nihavand or Harsin."

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 2 reads, "Similar pamphlet from same firm, 1938: "Observations of the Nature of some ancient Persian iron" (dagger and bracelet). Folder also contains letter from "British Museum (1936) regarding analysis of glazes on two fragments from Nihavand; also a letter from the Chemical Laboratory o...

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 3, letter 1 reads, "Letter to Dr. C.H. Becker (founder of the Journal of Islamic Studies, Der Islam, and subsequently Minister of Education for Prussia). From Tehran (Zarganda, German Summer Legation), July 22, 1923. Herzfeld gives summary of trip London-Baghdad and on to Tehran via Paikuli...

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 3, letter 2 reads, "Letter to Dr. Becker from Tehran, Sept.30, 1923. Explanation of withdrawal of permission to go to Afghanistan (accused of being Bolshevik or British agent); Parsis offered money for trip and Herzfeld asked for 1000 pounds stlg.; mentions results of trip from Basra to Teh...

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 3, letter 3 reads, "Letter from N.S.Nyberg, Cairo (Matarieh), April 10, 1924. Long letter on decipherment of certain Pahlavi words and about Avroman documents, which Herzfeld sent him better copies and photographs. Comments "Wenn es nun endlich über Iran zu tagen beginn, so ist das zum alle...

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 3, letter 4 reads, "Letter from Nyberg, Uppsala, Nov.18, 1926. Thanks Herzfeld for Reisebericht (ZDMG) and congratulates on new Pahlavi inscriptions (quotation in No. 3 is from this letter)."

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 3, letter 5 reads, "Letter to Dr. Becker from German Legation, Tehran, March 30, 1928. Reviews significance of Kartīr inscriptions and prehistoric pottery from Persepolis. Writes of house, library and collections as foundation for German Institute in Persia and of lectures and teaching; arr...

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 3, letter 6 reads, "Letter to Excellenz Schmidt-Ott (Deutsche Notgemeinschaft, Berlin) from Basra-Karrachi, Feb.26, 1929. Thanks for funds for Sistan Expedition and describes trip with Reza Shah from Khurramabad to Ahwaz; and his own trip from Tehran enroute to Sistan."

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 3, letter 7 reads, "Letter from Minister Becker, Berlin, Dec.30, 1929. Comments on financial difficulties in Germany and changes in Ministries and Faculties.."

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 4 reads, "Large mounted print. Stolze photo. Naqsh-i Rustam, Sasanian combats."

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 5 reads, "Large mounted print. Stolze photo. Naqsh-i Rajab, Shāpūr investiture."

- In Finding Aid, Joseph Upton's caption for N-126, folder 6 reads, "Large mounted print. Aleppo, Bab Antakiya."

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1925-1929
Level:
subseries
Size:
110 Photographic prints (Volume one: 3 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The abbreviations used in the captions of published photos are: AHI--Archaeological History of Iran, Herzfeld AMI--Archaeologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, Herzfeld IAE--Iran in the Ancient East, Herzfeld SK--Refers to Herzfeld's Sketchbooks in the Archive This file should be used in conjunction with File 29, Kūh-I Khwāja and Shahristān Album"; ...

- "Photo File 17", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 110 photographic prints which relate primarly to a visit and a campaign of excavation at Kuh-e Khwaja (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in February 1925 as well as in February/March 1929.

- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "The prints are from four sources: (1) those from glass negatives (print No. 1 to 46); (2) those from color lantern slides (print No. 47 to 100); (3) those from cut film (3 prints at the end of the file); and (4) those for which there are no negatives (7 photograp...

- "Photo File 17" is composed of 110 photographic prints, most made from the following glass plates or color lantern slides, "FSA a.6 04.GN.3967; FSA a.6 04.GN.3968; FSA a.6 04.GN.3969; FSA a.6 04.GN.3970; FSA a.6 04.GN.3971; FSA a.6 04.GN.3972; FSA a.6 04.GN.3973; FSA a.6 04.GN.3974; FSA a.6 04.GN.3975; FSA a.6 04.GN.3976; FSA a.6 04.GN.3977; FSA ...

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Kuh-e Khwaja (Iran) with Sasanian Elephant and Hittite Pyxis (Photo File 17)