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 […]



In the last six months, we have completed and exceeded each of the goals established for this period in the work plan for the NEH-funded archives project. These goals fall into five categories: Digitization – Begin digitization of the materials stored at ASOR headquarters Metadata – Fine-tune a metadata schema and create MARC records for […]


ASOR Opens its Boston Archives

BU Today (Boston University) is announcing that ASOR (The American Schools of Oriental Research) is opening its archaeological archive in Boston to the public. Included in its collections are diaries of archaeologists; rare photos of various excavations, including Qumran in the West Bank, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered; and miscellanea, like a reproduction […]

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