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Dumbarton Oaks
Byzantine Studies, Pre-Columbian Studies, and Landscape Architecture Studies

Dumbarton Oaks

Dumbarton Oaks houses extensive libraries in the fields of Byzantine studies, pre-Columbian studies, and landscape architecture studies; a photographic archive of Byzantine art, archaeology, and architecture; a Byzantine field work archive relating to Dumbarton Oaks projects; a garden drawing and photographic archive relating to the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens designed by Beatrix Farrand and Ruth Havey; important collections of Byzantine and pre-Columbian art; and a rare book collection of manuscripts, drawings, prints, and books relating to all aspects of garden history. Dumbarton Oaks offers residential fellowships in three areas: Byzantine studies, pre-Columbian studies, and studies in landscape architecture. Junior fellowships (for graduate students working on their doctoral dissertations) and fellowships (for postdoctoral research and writing) are normally awarded for the academic year (September–May) or for a single term; summer fellowships are awarded for six to nine weeks (June–August).

Dumbarton Oaks
Office of the Director
1703 32nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: (202) 339-6400
Fax: (202) 339-6419