Update from the ASOR Archives

In a photo from the Archives, archaeologist Nelson Glueck takes a break from his explorations to snap a photo with a soldier, circa 1938.

Greetings from the ASOR Archives! As you may know, the ASOR Archives has been a hive of activity for the last three years as we have been organizing, preserving, and digitizing over one hundred years of records documenting ASOR’s history and the history of American archaeology in the Near East.

In the last six months or so, we have really been able to focus on the goal established in our original NEH grant proposal – to make ASOR’s archival collections available to the public online. Though the project continues, I’d like to update you on our progress and introduce you to some of our collections. Continue reading