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Goldman, Hetty, 1881-1972 (archaeologist)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


Letter from James Stewart in Istanbul re fieldwork in Balikesir, 1936-03-22

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/2/1/24/16
Scope and Contents Addressed "Stambul', dated 22 March 1936. Stewart has spent a month at Balikesir and in this letter provides a very detailed account of all the small sites he visted within the plain of Balikesir. He also describes in detail the Balikesir-Yortan ware cemetery and the type of finds found there. He is considering a dig with Bittel at Baba Köy in April. He is struggling to identify Classical sherds and will photograph extensively to support further investigation in the future. He did not...
Dates: 1936-03-22

Letter from James Stewart in Istanbul re personal contacts and Near Eastern prehistoric chronology, 1936-01-20

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/2/1/24/13
Scope and Contents Addressed "Istanbul', dated 20 January 1936. Stewart writes with enthusiasm about his application for the Jerusalem job and also about the Benaki gold bowl and whether it is genuine or not. Athens has grown on him and he has enjoyed the company of Peter Megaw and Walton and praises Helen Thomas's expertise in Bronze Age pottery. He also writes warmly of Hamid Zubain but lists all the fTurkish frontier areas for which one cannot gain an excavation permit; even for Anatolia the process is time...
Dates: 1936-01-20

Letter from James Stewart in Istanbul re plans for trial excavation and an Asia Minor itinerary, 1936-01-02

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/2/1/24/9
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Addresed 'Wagon-lits, Galata, Istanbul', dated 2 January 1936. He has met with Dr Schecle and Karl Bittel. There are rising political tensions between Italy and Turkey. Gaining an excavation permit is fraught with dificulties. Stewart would like to drop a test trench to 'hunt' for Jortan (Yortan) or another site 'at or near Balikesir.' He sketches a possible itinerary for the next months, including visiting W. Lamb at Afyon. He has visited Haghia Sofia and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

Dates: 1936-01-02

Letter from James Stewart in Jerusalem re his transit stop en route to Athens and Istanbul, 1935-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/2/1/24/5
Scope and Contents Addressed 'Larssen House, Jerusalem', dated 5 November 1935, Stewart thanks AJBW for his letters of introduction, picked up at Port Said. He has made useful contacts already, including Noble and Bittel. He has bought a Luristan dagger in the souk, similar to the one in the Cambridge 'Downing street Museum' collections. They have also bought a Leica camera. They will journey to Istanbul via Piraeus so will spend some days in Athens. He asks for news of Miss Coutts. He then discusses early...
Dates: 1935-11-05

Letter from James Stewart in Sydney re his forthcoming Levantine and Turkish itinerary, 1935-09-16

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/2/1/24/3
Scope and Contents Addressed and dated 'Sydney. 16 Sept. 1935'. Stewart is still recuperating from his wisdom teeth extraction which has left his jaw feeling pulverised. He encloses a letter for a Sladen grant for AJBW's approval. He and Eleanor have been busy packing, although it has proved impossible to source some archaeology necessities. He sketches out a tentative Levantine and Turkish intinerary, to be agreed with Miss Coutts and to include picking up 'Johnny'. He asks if they could dig Jortan (Yortan,...
Dates: 1935-09-16

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