George H. Forsyth papers: 1912-2015 (bulk 1920-1999)
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Title: George H. Forsyth papers
Creator: Forsyth, George H.
Inclusive dates: 1912-2015
Bulk dates: 1920-1999
Extent: 18.25 linear feet (in 24 boxes)
Extent: 68.2 MB
Extent: 10 oversize folders
Extent: 1 tubes
George H. Forsyth (1901-1991) was an eminent archeologist, architectural, and art historian who led archeological expeditions to Angers, France, Mount Sinai, Egypt, and countries in the Near East including Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. Forsyth was a professor at the University of Michigan, chairman of the History of Art Department and director of the Kelsey Museum. Ilene H. Forsyth, who continued George's publishing activities posthumously, was an art historian and professor at the University of Michigan. The collection is comprised of personal materials, teaching materials, and extensive documentation of George's personal travel and archeological expeditions to Europe and the Near East such as correspondence, field notes, and visual materials.
Call number: 2017040 Aa 2 UAl
Language: The material is primarily in English. Some material is in French and a small amount is in Middle Eastern languages.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid created by Lilly Carrel, April 2018.