Homer Thompson Papers: Series V

Athenian Agora Excavations (Boxes 135-153a)

BOX 135

Binders: The American Excavations in the Agora: Preliminary Report of the First Campaign by Theodore Leslie Shear (1931)
The American Excavations in the Agora: Preliminary Report of the Second Campaign by Theodore Leslie Shear (1932)
The American Excavations in the Agora: Preliminary Report of the Third Campaign by Theodore Leslie Shear (1933)

BOX 136

Binders: The American Excavations in the Agora: Preliminary Report of the Fourth Campaign by Theodore Leslie Shear (1934)
The American Excavations in the Agora: Preliminary Report of the Fifth Campaign by Theodore Leslie Shear (1935)

BOX 137

Binders: The American Excavations in the Agora: Preliminary Report of the Sixth Campaign by Theodore Leslie Shear (1936)
The American Excavations in the Agora: Preliminary Report of the Seventh Campaign by Theodore Leslie Shear (1937)
The American Excavations in the Agora: Preliminary Report of the Ninth Campaign by Theodore Leslie Shear (1939)

BOX 138

“Agora Season Report” –  Separate bound reports for years 1946-1964

BOX 139


“Agora Season Report” – Separate bound reports for years 1965-1973, 1975

BOX 140

Reports submitted to the Ford Foundation:
“Agora 1970 Director’s Report: Excavations in the Athenian Agora, The Campaign of 1970”
“Agora 1971 Director’s Report: Excavations in the Athenian Agora, The Campaign of 1971”
“Agora 1972 Director’s Report: Excavations in the Athenian Agora, The Campaign of 1972”

BOX 141

Folder 1: Athenian Agora Excavations 1935, Weekly Reports: Weeks 1-19
Agora Excavations 1936, Weekly Reports: Weeks 1, 2, 9, 10, 17, 18, 20
Agora Excavations 1937, Weekly Reports: Weeks 1-14, 16-20

Folder 2: Agora Excavations 1938, Weekly Reports: Weeks 1-21
Agora Excavations 1939, Weekly Reports: Weeks 1-18
Agora Excavations 1946, Weekly Reports: Weeks 1-13
Agora Excavations 1947, Weekly Reports: Weeks 1-31
Agora Excavations 1948, Weekly Reports: Weeks 1-8

Folder 3: Ten Agora Excavations: Monthly Reports: 1946 to 1952, 1953-54, 1954, 1957

Folder 4: Summary Reports
“Agora Excavations 1947”
“Excavations in the Athenian Agora: 1949”
“The Excavation of the Athenian Agora 1950”
“The Excavation of the Athenian Agora: Stock-Taking after Two Decades 1931-1950”

Folder 5: Summary Reports
“The Excavation of the Athenian Agora: Progress of Work 1931-1950” (two versions)
“The 15th Campaign in the Athenian Agora: 1950”
“Current Activity in the Athenian Agora: Autumn 1955”
“The Athenian Agora: A Quarter Century of Exploration in the Heart of Ancient Athens” (1958)
          “Activities in the Athenian Agora—Summer 1959”
“Report on the Progress of Excavations in the Athenian Agora: 1969”
“The Agora Excavations: Present and Future” (1975)

Folder 6: Agora reports submitted for publication
“The Latter Part of the Agora Campaign of 1933” (AJA 1933 reprint)
“The Conclusion of the 1936 Campaign in the Athenian Agora” (AJA 1936 reprint)
“The City Walls on the Pnyx Hills – Preliminary Notice: 1937” (hand-written and typed versions)
“Excavations in the Athenian Agora: 1948” (two versions) (AJA et al.)
“Excavations in the Athenian Agora: 1950” (two versions) (ILN)
“The Excavation of the Athenian Agora 1931-1951” (ASCSA Annual Report)
“The Season’s Work in the Athenian Agora: 1951” (read before AIA 1951)
“Excavations in the Athenian Agora: 1951” (AJA et al.)
“Recent Discoveries in the Athenian Agora” (1951) (ILN)

Folder 7: Agora reports submitted for publication
“Exploration in Athens 1952” (Bull. of the Near East)
“Excavations in the Athenian Agora 1952” (AJA et al.)
“Excavations in the Athenian Agora 1953” (JHS et al.)
“The Ancient Agora of Athens: 1954” (“Press Release”)
“The Athenian Agora: 1954” (“for the journals”)
“Activities in the Athenian Agora: 1955” (two versions) (Fasti et al)
“Activities in the Athenian Agora: 1956” (BCH et al.)
“Activities in the Athenian Agora: 1957” (two versions) (read at AIA 1957)
“Excavation in the Athenian Agora: 1960” (Annual Report of the Greek Arch. Service)
(Excavation Report) (nd)

BOX 142

Buildings and Sites in the Agora: notes, plans, photographs, matters concerning, etc.

Folder 1: Altar of Ares
Brick Building
Bronze-Casting Pit
Bronze-Casters Studio
Casting Pit to SW of Hephaisteion
Channel F
Church of the Holy Apostle, Reconstruction of (1953-1957)
~ see also A.C. Campbell , Jean France, Anastasios Orlandos
~ see also Associations: Samuel H. Kress Foundation
Civic Offices
Delta Wells

Folder 2: East Building and change in course of Panathenaic Way
Eleusinion
~ see also Marian McAllister, Arthur Parsons
Enneakaounos
Heliaia
Hephaisteion
Kleroterion
Late Roman Gymnasium
Leokorion

Folder 3: Metroon-Bouleuterion
Middle Stoa
          “The Building Which Served the Athenian Boule”

Folder 4: Miscellaneous Sites and Buildings from Homer A. Thompson notebook: Philopappos, Altar of Pity, M.O.G., Stoa of Attalos, Middle Stoa, etc.
Octagonal Room
Pnyx Hill (1934)
Section ΔΔ, ΕΕ, ΑΡ
Section KK
Section ΛΛ
Section OA
Section NN
Section ΠΘ
Section ΞΞ
South Stoa
Southwest Fountainhouse

Folder 5: Square Peristyle

BOX 143

Folder 1: Stoa of Attalos: Miscellaneous notes
Stoa of Attalos: Pre-Stoa remains beneath the Stoa of Attalos
Stoa of Attalos: Annex
Stoa of Attalos: Latrine behind
Stoa of Attalos: Plans and drawings

Folder 2: Stoa of Eumenes
Stoa of Zeus Eleutherios
Stoa Poikile
Synagogue

Folder 3: Theseion
Theseion: Plans and drawings
Small notebook with excavation notes of HAT (nd)
Binder: Lawcourts: Administrative small finds

BOX 144

Folder 1: Lawcourts: Testamonia (pp. 1-200) R.E. Wycherley’s MS

Folder 2: Lawcourts: Testamonia (pp. 201-346) R.E. Wycherley’s MS

Binders: Lawcourts: Testamonia I, R.E. Wycherley’s MS
Lawcourts: Testamonia II, R.E. Wycherley’s MS

BOX 145

Binders: Pottery Concordance (7 August 1949) #1-23912
Pottery Concordance #23913-26870
Pottery Concordance
Agora – Arv2 Checklist by L. Talcott (April 1964)

BOX 146

Binders: Architectural Index
Notebook with notes on Sculpture, Architectural Fragments, etc.

Folder 1: Miscellaneous Objects:
Herakles of the Hephaisteion Pediment (Baker Head)
Homer Group
Kantharos dedicated to Dionysos and Artemis
Lion Pair
Small Finds (photographs)
Terracottas

BOX 147

Binders: “Inventory of Finds” (two binders)

BOX 148

Binders: “Agora Excavations: Inscriptions, Concordance of Inventory Nos. and Negative Nos.”
“Photograph Concordance: Architecture”

BOX 149

Binders: “Agora Excavation Photographs I-LX”
“Agora Slides 1949-1958, Large Plate File through 1940, Leica Various”

BOX 150

Binders: “Agora Excavations: List of 2x2 slides 1949-1952”
“Agora Excavations: List of 2x2 Slides 53-1 to 55-298”
“Slide List Vol. III 55-299 to 60-end”
“Agora Slides 1961-1966”
“Athens Agora: Photos Lent”

Folder 1: “Agora: Set of Kodachrome Slides of the Athenian Agora”

BOX 151

Agora Finances (Correspondence concerning Agora finances are filed under ASCSA
Management. Here are foolscap, notes and prepared financial statements)

Folder 1: Agora Finances – Foolscap notes (1932-1957)
Agora Financial Matters: Staff wages, costs, budgets, etc.
Agora Financial Statements (1946-1957)

Folder 2: Agora Excavation Budgets (1950 - )
Agora Phase B Financial Statements (1957-1959)

Folder 3: Agora Phase B Financial Statements (1959-1960)
Agora Phase B Financial Statements (1960-1961)

Folder 4: Agora Phase B Financial Statements (1961-)

Folder 5: Agora Phase B Financial Statements (1962-1963)

Folder 6: Agora Phase B Financial Statements (1963-1964)

BOX 152

Folder 1: Stoa of Attalos Reconstruction – Estimates of Cost (1952-1956)

Folder 2: Stoa of Attalos Reconstruction – Balance Sheets, Audits, etc. (1953-1957) 
Stoa of Attalos Museum Installation – Estimates, Balance Sheets (1954-1957) 

Folder 3: Appeal to Ford Foundation for Funds for Extension of Agora, Phase C (1955-1957)
Appeal to Ford Foundation for Funds for Extension of Agora, Phase C (1964)
Appeal to Ford Foundation for Funds for Extension of Agora, Phase C (1972)

Folder 4: Grant Proposal to National Endowment for the Humanities (1973)
Grant Proposal to National Endowment for the Humanities (1978)
Proposal for the Construction of an Excavation House (1969)

BOX 153

Miscellaneous

Folder 1: Christmas card list 1952
Greek laws concerning land appropriation (1929-1949)
          “Agora Party 1949”
Folder 2: Agora Museum (1947)
Models of Agora buildings (1957-1958)
Model of Agora on display in museum
Museum attendance figures (1957-1967)
Museum: Coin count (1962)
Museum: Labels (1961)
Museum: Miscellaneous

Folder 3: Museum: Objects displayed (1947-1953)
Personnel: Photographs (1930’s)

Folder 4: Photographic Exhibition (1949)
Photographs: Price list (1949, 1980)
Postcards

Folder 5: Record Keeping Procedure (1971)
Samples for Spectrographic Analysis
Shear Memorial Fountain Plan (1954)
Staff Meeting (1956)
Stoa of Attalos: Admittance list (1967)
Stoa of Attalos: John D. Rockefeller Memorial (1962)

Folder 6: Stoa of Attalos: Letters of congratulations for reconstruction (1956)
Stoa of Attalos: Memorial plaque honoring donors (nd)
Summer Volunteers (1981-1995)
“Wells on Kolonos Agoraios with Good Water Supply” (nd)
Workroom Storage (nd)
Unidentified

BOX 153A

Plans

Agora: Temporary Workrooms and Museum Plans; Excavation House, Asteroskopeion St. (29 July 1945)
Agora: Plan of the Ancient Agora by J. Travlos (5 November 1946)
Agora Museum: Preliminary Diagrammatic Study (27 May 1947)
Agora Museum: Plans of First Floor and Plan of Basement and Elevations (24 July 1947)
Agora Museum: Plans by J. Travlos (26 July 1947)
Eleusis by J. Travlos (two plans) (20-27 October 1947)
Agora Museum: Site and Grading Plans (two copies), Elevations, Plan of Basement, Ground Floor Plan (15 October 1947)
Agora Museum: Proposed Plan showing Museum Entrance Relocated for Symmetrical Treatment of Court -Elevation (2 January 1948)
Agora Museum: Proposed Revision to Elevations (5 February 1948)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Drawings by G. Biris for First General Estimate (October 1950)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Basement Layout (1 June 1953)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Museum - Upper Floor (2 October 1953, rev. 18 January 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Museum - Ground Floor (three versions) (2 October 1953, rev. 18 January 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Museum - Upper Floor, Upper Floor Final Third, Ground Floor, Ground Floor Final Third, Upper Floor Cabinet Details, Toilet Room Details (six plans) (2 October 1953, rev. 26 October 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Basement Plan, Electrical (2 October 1953)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Basement Plan, Ventilating (2 October 1953)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Basement Plan, Plumbing (2 October 1953)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Suggested Method of Drain at South End of Stoa of Attalos to Prevent Water Running under Foundations (9 October 1953)
Agora: Preliminary Landscape Plans (four copies) (October 1953, rev. October 1955) - For a digitized copy of Ralph E. Griswold's preliminary report of October 15, 1953, see Box 179, folder 7.

BOX 153B

Plans

Proposed landscaped view from the Museum terrace (2 November 1953)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Plan of Foundations by J. Travlos (7 November 1953)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details Exhibition Wine Trade Room N.E. Corner Ground Floor (18 November 1953)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Aluminum and Plate Glass Partition to Ceiling – Upper Floor (24 November 1953)

Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Aluminum Doors, Transom and Sash in Openings to Agora Museum – Ground Floor (also Door opening to Stair Hall) (27 November 1953, rev. 18 January 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Proposed Changes to Basement Plan (8 December 1953)
Memorial Plaque Honoring Donors (December 1953, 1 April 1954, 1 November 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details for Underpinning of Existing Foundation Walls (25 January 1954)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Shelving in Basement (3 February 1954, rev. 25 June 1954
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Steel Sash (3 February 1954, rev. 7 October 1954)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Steel Doors in West Wall of West Basement (6 April 1954)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Aluminum Windows in East Wall, Upper Floor (4 June 1954, rev. 28 September 1954)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Basement Plan (4 June 1954, rev. 18 January 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: North Basement Plan (8 June 1954, rev. 18 January 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Cross Section of Museum and Details of Luminous Ceiling and Fluorescent Fixtures (18 June 1954)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Upper Floor Plan, Electrical (2 August 1954, rev. 18 January 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Ground Floor Plan, Electrical (2 August 1954, rev. 18 January 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: General Information Plan (5 August 1954)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Museum Cases with Aluminum Frames, Agora Museum, Ground Floor (8 October 1954)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Proposed Museum Layout (two versions) (6 December 1954)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Shop XXI, Detail of Beams (26 January 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Museum Layout (two copies) (31 March 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Aluminum Door and Window Details for Ground Floor of Stoa of Attalos (20 June 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Aluminum and Plate Glass Partitions, Second Floor (20 June 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Suggested Revision of Upper Floor (13 July 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Preliminary Plan of Museum (30 September 1955, rev. 7 October 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Doors (5 October 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Plan of Museum Showing Cases and Exhibits (two copies) (10 October 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Details of Exhibition Cases Ground Floor (three plans) (11 October 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Ground Floor Ceiling Plan and Wood Beams and Girder Details (12 October 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Detail of Exhibition Cases and Bench for Ground Floor (25 October 1955)

BOX 153C

Plans

Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Piraeus Stone Shelves and Pedestals (2 November 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Cabinet Details, Upper Floors (25 October 1955, rev. 8 December 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Second Floor Washrooms (11 November 1955)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: North Basement Storeroom, Layout of Shelving (October 1956)
Map of Properties in Agora Area (owners, size and cost of properties) (1956)
Stoa of Attalos with Earlier and Later Buildings. J. Travlos (1958)
Outer Limits of Square Peristyle. J. Travlos (1962)
Proposed Extension of Agora Excavations (1965)
Museum Plan (nd)
Stoa of Attalos Restoration: Museum Ground Floor and Upper Floors and Storage Basement and Photographs of the Stoa of Attalos as it looks now from the south (nd)
Proposed Landscaped View toward Hephaisteion (nd)
The Market Place as it will look on completion of the work (nd)
Perspective of Exterior of the Stoa of Attalos at Athens, Greece Showing Stoa Restored for 2/3 of Length (and full length) and photograph: “South end of the Stoa of Attalos as it looks now from the north” (nd)
Agora Museum, Photograph of Model (nd)
Drawing of Bench (nd)
Exedra (nd)
Miscellaneous Photographs: Agora (nd), Stoa of Attalos during reconstruction (December 1955), Agora toward Hephaisteion (nd), Corinth
Kapital welchen sich im Theseustempel befindet (two drawings) (nd)
Unidentified plan “PD 1217” (nd)
Unidentified plan “PD 1218” (nd)
Unidentified plan of foundation “PD #1220” (nd)
Unidentified plan “PD 1221” (nd)
Unidentified plan “PD 1222” (nd)

BOX 153D

Photographic Albums

- Album with photos "Excavation of the Athenian Agora. A few Photographs to Illustrate the Range and Variety of the Results and the Work Still to be Done” (1950)
- Album with photos from the dedication of the Stoa of Attalos (1950) - Digitized - (Also in the box that contains folders 7 and 8, article "Story of the Restoration of the Stoa of Attalus" published in "Weyerhaeuser News" (1956?); leaflets from the dedication of 1956; the program; and leaflet "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Beginning of Archeaological Explaoration in the Athenian Agora, 1859-1959.)

BOX 153E

Photographic Albums

- Album with photos “Mint of Athens” (1955)  (two copies)
- “The Church of the Holy Apostles” (1957)

BOX 153F

Photographic Albums

“The Stoa of Attalos: Past and Future” (3 copies) (1956)