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Tal-e Malyan, Iran Expedition Records

1144

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Penn Museum Archives
Creator:
Sumner, William M., 1928-2011
Title:
Tal-e Malyan, Iran Expedition Records
Date [bulk]:
1971-1978
Date [inclusive]:
1963-2010
Call Number:
1144
Extent:
20 Linear feet (12 record storage boxes, 8 index card boxes)
Language:
English
PDF Version:

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Biography/History

Summary

Scope and Contents

16 record storage boxes, 1 manuscript box, 8 note card file boxes

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Penn Museum Archives,  July 2012

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Katie Odhner

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Card catalogs
  • Drawings (visual works)
  • Faculty papers
  • Maps
  • Negatives (photographic)
  • Photographs
Geographic Name(s)
  • Anshan (extinct city)
Personal Name(s)
  • Carter, Elizabeth, 1943-
  • Sumner, William M., 1928-2011
Subject(s)
  • Antiquities
  • Archaeological surveying
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Exhibits
  • Plans and drawings
  • Radiocarbon dating

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Collection Inventory

Administrative, 1971-1982.

Planning 1971 Season.

1971 Season.

Professional Staff 1971.

Funding & Expenditure Summaries 1971.

Planning 1972 Sesaon.

Funding & Expenditure Summaries 1972.

Planning 1974 Season.

1974 Season.

National Science Foundation Grant Proposal 1974.

Funding & Expenditure Summaries 1974.

1975 Program.

National Science Foundation Grant Proposal 1975.

Planning 1976 Season.

1976 Season.

Professional Staff 1976.

Funding & Expenditure Summaries 1976.

Correspondence with the National Science Foundation 1976.

NSF Grant No. SOC75-01483 Final Report.

Planning 1978 Season.

Professional Staff 1978.

Funding & Expenditure Summaries 1978.

1978 Season-Grants and Proposals.

NSF Grant No. BNS 76-06455 Final Report.

Correspondence with the National Science Foundation 1979-1981.

NSF Grant No. BNS-7905860 Final Report 1982.

Summary of Financial Support.

Funding Correspondence: University of Pennsylvania.

Funding Correspondence: University of Michigan.

Funding Correspondence: Ohio State University.

Funding Correspondence: National Geographic.

Guestbook.

Dig House Plans.

Miscellaneous (Dig Life) 1971-1978.

Instructions (1 of 2).

Instructions (2 of 2).

Registration Instructions by Season 1971-1978.

Loan Records.

Loan Forms.

Bibliography.

Correspondence, 1963-2010.

Correspondence A-B-C, 1993-1994.

ABC Publication, 1996-2001.

Academic Correspondence (WMS), 1965-1968.

Academic Correspondence (WMS), 1972.

Academic Correspondence (WMS), 1973.

Official Academic Correspondence (WMS), 1963-1972.

Academic Correspondence (WMS)-Ohio State University Activities, 1973-1989.

American Institute of Iranian Studies, 1970-1971.

John Alden, 1972-2008.

Abbas Alizadeh, 1982-1996.

Pierre Amiet, 1977-1985.

Guillemo Agaze, 1986-1988.

Firouz Bagherzadeh (Iranian Centre for Archaeological Research), 1975-1978.

Banesh-Kaftari Interface, 2003.

M. James Blackman, 1972-1985.

Pierre Briant, 1985.

Correspondence D-E-F, 1977-1994.

Pierre de Miroschedji, 1971-1984.

Genvieve Dolfuss, 1984.

Robert Dyson (1 of 2), 1970-2004.

Robert Dyson (2 of 2), 1970-2004.

Peter Farries, 1971-1978.

Correspondence G-H-I, 1971-2003.

Chris Hamlin and Carol Kramer, 1972-1984.

Mary Virginia Harris, 1971-1990.

Georgina Herrmann (British Institute of Persian Studies), 1971-1978.

Bari Hill (Ceramics), 1978.

Iran-America Society, Shiraz, 1971-1978.

Iranian Centre for Archaeological Research, 1971-1978.

Correspondence J-K-L, 1973-1987.

C.C. Lamberg-Karlovsky, 1973-1982.

Correspondence M-N-O, 1975-1990.

Naomi Miller, 1976-2001.

Roger Morehouse, 1975-1978.

Ilene Nicholas, 1989-1990.

Janet Nickerson, 1978-1979.

John L. Nickerson, Jr., 1973-1991.

Sid Norris-Malyan School, 1999-2005.

Oriental Institute, 1980-1997.

Correspondence P-Q-R, 1971-1990.

David Paradine Films, Ltd., 1976.

Holly Pittman, 1976-1998.

Edith Porada, 1971-1980 (Bulk, 1971-1973) .

Michael Rosenberg, 1978-1994.

Correspondence S-T-U, 1973-1990.

Vesta (Sarkhosh) Curtis, 1974-1984.

Shiraz, 1967-1969.

Matthew W. Stolper, 1973-1987.

David Stronach, 1971-1981.

Ann & Guiseppe Tilia, 1974-1982.

Maurizio Tosi, 1971-1974; 1986.

Correspondence V-W-X-Y-Z, 1981-2004.

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, 1978-1981; 1997, 1998.

Mary Voigt, 1977-1989.

L. Vanden Berghe, 1980-1990.

Harvey Weiss, 1973-1992.

Andrew Williamson, 1981-1982.

Donald Whitcomb, 1972-1981.

Henry Wright, 1971-1986.

T. Cuyler-Young, 1972-1984.

Al Zagarell, 1979-1989.

Melinda Zeder, 1973-1986.

Melinda Zeder-Letters to others 1981.

Melinda Zeder-Dissertation, 1982-2007.

Field Notes, 1970-1978.

Trip to Tehran Notebook 1967.

KRB/Marv Dasht Survey Notebook 1967.

KRB Survey Notebook 1967.

KRB Survey Notebook 1967.

KRB Survey Notebook 1967-1968.

KRB Survey Notebook 1968.

KRB Survey Notebook 1968.

KRB Survey Notebook 1968.

Trip to Tehran & Azerbaijan Notebook 1968.

KRB Survey Notebook 1969.

Surface Pick-Up 1971.

Operation A 1971.

Operation A1 1972.

Operation A63 1976.

Operation ABC 1976.

Operation ABCN 1974 (1 of 2).

Operation ABCS 1974 (1 of 2), 1974.

Operation ABCN 1974 (2 of 2), 1974.

Operation ABCS 1974 (2 of 2), 1974.

Operation B 1971.

Operation B1 1972.

Operation BB33 1976.

Operation BY8 1976.

Operation BY8 1978.

Operation C 1972.

Operation C1 1972.

Test Trenches C, D, F 1971.

Test Trench D 1971.

Operation CC43 1974.

Operation CC45 1974.

Operation DD41 1974 (1 of 2).

Operation DD41 1974 (2 of 2).

Operation DD43 1974.

Operation DD45 1974.

Operation EE16 & EE10 1972.

Operation EE39 & EE10 1972.

Operation EE39 1976.

Operation EE41 1972.

Operation EE43 1974.

Operation EE45 1976.

Operation F26 1976.

Operation FF41 1976.

Operation FX106 1976.

Operation FX106 Summary & Indices 1976.

Operation GGX98 1976 (1 of 2).

Operation GGX98 1976 (2 of 2).

Operation GGX98 1978.

Operation GGX98 Summary & Indices 1976-1981.

Operation GHI 1978 (1 of 5).
Photocopied

These field notes are photocopies. The location of the originals is unknown.

Operation GHI 1978 (2 of 5).
Photocopied

These field notes are photocopies. The location of the originals is unknown.

Operation GHI 1978 (3 of 5).
Photocopied

These field notes are photocopies. The location of the originals is unknown.

Operation GHI 1976-1978 (4 of 5).
Photocopied

These field notes are photocopies. The location of the originals is unknown.

Operation GHI 1976 (5 of 5).
Photocopied

These field notes are photocopies. The location of the originals is unknown.

Operation H5 1978.

Operation H5 Summary & Indices 1978-1981, .

Operation TUV 1974 (1 of 3).

Operation TUV 1974 (2 of 3), 1974.

Operation TUV 1974 (3 of 3).

Operation TUV: Plans 1971-1976.

Operation TUV: Field Find Indices 1974-1976.

Operation TUV: Lot Indices 1974-1976.

Operation T168 (TUV) 1976.

Operation U166 (TUV) 1976.

Operation U168 (TUV) 1976.

Operation V166 (TUV) 1976.

Operation V168 (TUV) 1976.

Operation V168 Southwest Quad (TUV) 1976.

Operation X65 1972.

Operation XX 1976.

Operation Z46 1976.

Field Photography Notes (Jack Balcer) 1976.

WMS Daily Notes 1974-1976.

WMS Journals 1971-1974.

Fars Survey 1970.

Fars Survey: Site List & Analysis.

Topographical Survey 1972-1974.

Baiza District Survey 1974-1978.

KRB Survey: Alden-Jacobs 1976 (1 of 2).

KRB Survey: Alden-Jacobs 1976 (2 of 2).

Marv Dasht Cave Survey (Rosenberg) 1978.

Eshkaft-e Gavi (Rosenberg) 1978.

ADDITIONAL FIELD PHOTOS.

Post-Excavation Analysis.

Seals (Holly Pittman).

Banesh Ceramics.

Pottery Counts.

Pottery-Bari Hill.

Restricted Forms Data (1 of 2).

Restricted Forms Data (2 of 2).

Necked Forms Data.

Carinated Forms & Lids Data.

ABC Pottery Information.

Miscellaneous Pottery Information.

Radiocarbon.

City Wall (BY8).

City Wall (BY8) Publication Preparations.

ABC Flint & Miscellaneous Stone (1 of 2).

ABC Flint & Miscellaneous Stone (2 of 2).

Rosenberg Study: Malyan Flints.

Obsidian Analysis.

MASCA-Metal Samples List.

Blackman: Ceramics and Clays.

Blackman-Sample Numbers.

Blackman-Mineral Class.

Blackman-Miscellaneous Materials Analysis.

Kaftari Birds.

Kaftari Figurines.

Nickerson: Kaftari Coding (1 of 2).

Nickerson: Kaftari Coding (2 of 2).

Catalogs, 1971-1989.

Malyan Register M001-M228 (bound), 1971.

Malyan Register M229-M508 (bound), 1972.

Malyan Register M509-Mf781 (bound), 1972.

Malyan Register Mf00782-Mf00999 (bound), 1979.

Malyan Register Mf00782-Mf01299 (bound), 1972-1974.

Malyan Register Mf01300-Mf01499 (bound), 1974.

Malyan Register Mf01500-Mf01749 (bound), 1974.

Malyan Register Mf01750-Mf02030 (bound), 1974.

Malyan Register Mf02031-Mf02592 (bound), 1979.

Malyan Register Mf02593-Mf03699 (bound), 1976.

Malyan Register Mf03700-Mf04499 (bound), 1976.

Malyan Register Mf04500-Mf05099 (bound), 1976.

Malyan Register Mf05800-Mf06279 (bound), 1976.

Malyan Register Mf05100-Mf05799 (bound), 1976.

Malyan Register Mf06280-Mf07499 (bound), 1979.

Malyan Register Mf07500-Mf07749 (bound), 1978.

Malyan Register Mf07750-Mf07999 (bound), 1978.

Malyan Register Mf08000-Mf08249 (bound), 1978.

Malyan Register Mf08250-Mf08499 (bound), 1978.

Malyan Register Mf08500-Mf08749 (bound), 1978.

Malyan Reigster Mf08750-Mf08999 (bound), 1978.

Malyan Register Mf09000-Mf09249 (bound), 1978.

Malyan Register Mf09250-Mf09549 (bound), 1978.

Malyan Register Mf09550-Mf09999 (bound), 1978-1979.

Malyan Register Mf10000-Mf10493, 1979-1980.

Malyan Register Mf10494-Mf10988, 1980.

Malyan Register Mf10989-Mf11298, 1980-1989.

Register: Terra Cotta Figures and Miscellaneous Objects.

Register: Miscellaneous Objects.

Register: Sealings.

Register: Seals.

Register: Inscribed Brick.

Register: Uninscribed Bricks.

Register: Inscribed Tablets.

Register: Worked Sherds.

Register: Pottery.

Register: Pottery-Alden Survey.

Register: Clay Cones.

Register: Frit Glass & Glazed Objects.

Register: Stone Vessels.

Register: Miscellaneous Stone Objects.

Register: Mineral Samples, Plaster & Paint.

Register: C14 Samples.

Register: Botanical Samples.

Register: Flotation Samples.

Register: Charcoal.

Register: Beads.

Register: Kiln Waster.

Register: Metal Objects.

Register: Slag.

Register: Bitumen.

Register: Shell.

Register: Operation D, 1971.

Register: DD41 (1 of 3), 1974.

Register: DD41 (2 of 3), 1974.

Register: DD41 (3 of 3), 1974.

Register: DD43, 1974-1976.

Register: EE16, 1972; 1980.

Register: EE39, 1976.

Register Record, 1971-1972.

Notebook Paper Register, 1974.

Register Record by Dig Site, 1974.

M to Mf# Index.

Find Index: A-TTC.

Find Index: CC45-EE16.

Find Index: EE39-FF41.

Find Index: H5-T168.

Find Index: U164-Z46.

Study Material Index, 1972.

Flotation Logs.

Float-Screen Analysis Forms: ABC Float.

Float-Screen Analysis Forms: ABC Screen.

Float-Screen Analysis Forms: EDD.

Float-Screen Analysis Forms: GGX98, FX106, BY8, A63, F26.

Float-Screen Analysis Forms: GHI.

Float-Screen Analysis Forms: TUV.

Mineral ID List (Blackman).

Mineral ID List (Nickerson).

Pennsylvania Find Inventory.

Official Inventories in Persian.

CARD CATALOG.

Reports, Publications & Exhibit, 1967-2003.

William Sumner Research Proposal for Study in Southern Iran 1967.

KRB Survey Reports 1967-1969.

William Sumner Dissertation Proposal.

First Inscribed Brick 1971.

Magnetometer Survey Report 1972.

Miscellaneous Interpretive Materials 1971-1981.

Newspaper Clippings and Press Releases 1973.

1974 Malyan Newsletter.

AAA Symposium Talks 1975-1976.

Planning Papers 1973-1980.

Miscellaneous Official Reports 1972-1976.

Season Reports to Iranian Centre for Archaeological Research 1971-1976.

Summary Malyan Project 1979.

MASCA Reports 1981-1983.

Banesh Sherd Typology, Aaron Keirns 1976.

Broberg Senior Thesis (Mineralogy) 1982.

Rosenberg Proposal for Dissertation Research 1977.

Janet Nickerson-Student Papers 1977-1979.

Janet Nickerson Dissertation: Malyan Figurines 1979 (1 of 2).

Janet Nickerson Dissertation: Malyan Figurines 1979 (2 of 2).

KRB Survey Evaluation for Marching and Chowder Society 1982.

Anshan Exhibit: Publicity & Programming 1994.

Anshan Exhibit: Layout Plans & Display Materials 1994.

Anshan Exhibit: Administrative 1993-1994.

Texts Reports and Publications: Matthew Stolper and Erica Reiner 1971-1975.

EDD Publication: Elizabeth Carter (1 of 3), 1971-1996.

EDD Publication: Elizabeth Carter (2 of 3), 1971-1996.

EDD Publication: Elizabeth Carter (3 of 3), 1971-1996.

TUV Paper: Ilene Nicholas (1 of 3), 1975-1997.

TUV Paper: Ilene Nicholas (2 of 3), 1975-1997.

TUV Paper: Ilene Nicholas (3 of 3), 1975-1997.

Monographs: Contributor's Agreements and Contents of Volumes.

KRB Gazetteer: Map Villages 1978-1981.

KRB Gazetteer: Appendix B (Villages).

KRB Gazetteer: Villages and Site Maps.

KRB Gazetteer: Prints.

KRB Gazetteer: Figures.

KRB Gazetteer: Maps Final.

KRB Gazetteer: Rough Notes 1980-1985.

KRB Gazetteer: Worksheets and Corrections.

KRB "Gazetteer by Period" (1 of 3).

KRB "Gazetteer by Period" (2 of 3).

KRB "Gazetteer by Period" (3 of 3).

KRB Gazetteer: Working Copy (1 of 4), ca. 2003.

KRB Gazetteer: Working Copy (2 of 4).

KRB Gazetteer: Working Copy (3 of 4).

KRB Gazetteer: Working Copy (4 of 4).

Drawings, Maps, and Plans.

ABC Sealings.

ABC Banesh Find Drawings.

Banesh Ceramics.

ABC Relief Pottery.

ABC Original Layouts.

ABC Plans.

EDD Pottery.

FX106 Pottery and Small Finds.

TUV Pottery.

Pottery-Surface/Qanats.

Surface Pick-Up 1971.

Beads.

Open Forms.

Miscellaneous Find Drawings.

Miscellaneous Find Drawings.

Miscellaneous Find Drawings.

Miscellaneous Find Drawings.

Soon Canal Cross Sections.

Miscellaneous Find Drawings.

Site Sections.

Topographic Maps of Site.

Site Plans traced from 1:5000.

KRB 1:5000: Reduction & Notes.

Renderings.

H5 Ceramics Strats A-E.

H5 Sections and Overlays.

Drawer

H5 Sections and Overlays.

P-19

TUV BL iii Plan from "The Proto-Elamite Settlement at TUV".

P-19

TUV Ceramics from "The Proto-Elamite Settlement at TUV".

p-19

TUV Ceramics from "The Proto-Elamite Settlement at TUV".

Drawer

BB33 Pottery.

P-19

BB33 Pottery.

Drawer

FX106 Overlays and Sections.

P-19

Plans from "Malyan Excavation Reports Vol ii".

P-19

Misc. Ceramics from "Malyan Excavation Reports Vol ii".

P-19

ABC Site Plans and Sections from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

P-19

ABC Plans and Sections Negatives from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

P-19

ABC Wall Paintings from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

P-19

ABC Wall Paintings from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

Drawer

BL ii Pithoi from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

P-19

BL ii Pithoi from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

ABC Pedestal Bases from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

Drawer

Misc. Ceramics from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

P-19

Misc. Ceramics from "Early Urban Life in the Land of Anshan".

Drawer

Page Mockups from "The Proto Elamite City Wall at Tal-e Malyan".

P-19

Photographs & Negatives.

Malyan Photographs (1971).

Malyan Photographs (1974).

ABC Field Photographs (1 of 3).

ABC Field Photographs (2 of 3).

ABC Field Photographs (3 of 3).

Field Photographs (EDD & FF41).

Find Photographs (EDD).

Miscellaneous Photographs.

Photographic Records.

Notes for Negatives. These notes were mixed in with the negatives. Some record loans, others seem to be short descriptions of the objects in the negatives..

List of Photographic Negatives.