George and Ilene Forsyth Papers
 


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George and Ilene Forsyth papers

The materials in this online repository form part of a larger George and Ilene Forsyth papers record group held by the Bentley Historical Library. For a more complete index to the materials, please consult the collection's online finding aid.

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Abstract:
The George and Ilene Forsyth papers (1912-2015) document the career of George H. Forsyth, an archeologist, architect, 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.

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Copyright has been transferred to the Regents of the University of Michigan.



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