Saturday, April 18, 2009

Biographies of some women associated with the Oriental Institute

An offshoot of the 1994 book Breaking Ground: Pioneering Women Archaeologists, the website Breaking Ground: Women in Old World Archaeology includes biographies of women not included in the printed volume.

Included in this project are the stories of the lives of a number of women associated with the history of the Oriental Institute:

Martha Rhoads Bell
Linda Braidwood
Henriette Antonia Groenewegen-Frankfort
Caroline Nestmann Peck
Caroline Louise Ransom Williams
Elizabeth Stefanski
Elizabeth Thomas