URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/1310

This collection contains finding aids. A finding aid includes an inventory of the files in a collection, and information about the creator of the collection. For more information about the ASOR archives, click here.

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The American Schools of Oriental Research is a non-profit organization that sponsors archaeological research in the Near East. The ASOR archives document over one hundred years of excavations and publications. ASOR is located on the BU campus, at 656 Beacon St.

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  • William F. Albright Papers 

    Albright, William Foxwell (2010-04-14)
    The collection primarily contains correspondence between Albright and other archaeologists and ASOR colleagues regarding research, excavations, new archaeological methods, and logistical aspects of publishing ASOR bulletins, ...
  • G. Ernest Wright Papers, 1957-1972 

    Wright, George Ernest (2010-03-24)
    This collection primarily contains correspondence from Wright’s years as president of ASOR. Material dates as far back as 1957, and proceed into the early 1970’s. Some of Wright’s more notable correspondents include ...
  • Khirbet et-Tannur Excavation Records 

    American Schools of Oriental Research Ancient Manuscripts Committee (2010-03-23)
    The Khirbet et-Tannur Excavation Records document the 1938 excavation of a Nabataean temple. The excavation was directed by Nelson Glueck. The collection includes level books, excavation diaries, artifacts, and photographs. ...
  • Edmund Irwin Gordon Papers, 1936-1984 

    Gordon, Edmund Irwin (2010-03-23)
    The Edmund Irwin Gordon papers document Gordon’s studies and professional work. The collection contains correspondence, EIG’s writings for publication and otherwise, course materials from the University of Pennsylvania ...
  • Carl H. Kraeling Papers, 1947-1955 

    Kraeling, Carl Herman (2010-03-10)
    This collection contains correspondence with other archeologists and ASOR associates regarding research, finances, and political conditions in the Near East. The records also include annual financial records, trustee meeting ...
  • American Palestine Exploration Society Photograph Collection, 1875 

    Dumas, Tancrede (2010-03-10)
    The collection contains oversize albumin prints taken during the first photodocumented American survey of the regions east and west of the Jordan River. The photographs document ruins, architecture, and landscapes in Israel ...
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research (BASOR) Collection, 1919-1974 

    American Schools of Oriental Research Ancient Manuscripts Committee (2010-03-10)
    This collection contains original materials submitted for publication in BASOR, and copied of published bulletins.
  • William F. Albright Papers 

    Albright, William Foxwell (2010-03-10)
    The collection primarily contains correspondence between Albright and other archaeologists and ASOR colleagues regarding research, excavations, new archaeological methods, and logistical aspects of publishing ASOR bulletins, ...
  • American Schools of Oriental Research Ancient Manuscripts Committee Records, 1963-1981 

    American Schools of Oriental Research Ancient Manuscripts Committee (2010-03-10)
    The majority of this collection is correspondence regarding the study, publication rights, and preservation of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the funding of the Committee. The correspondence also documents the discovery and ...