(left to right): Kirsopp Lake (1872-1946), Silva Tipple New Lake (b. 1898), and Robert Pierce Casey (1897-1959)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5016]

Creator: Lord, Avery

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: Mar-38

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-5016

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Summary

Kirsopp Lake (1872-1946), Silva Tipple New (b. 1898), and Robert Pierce Casey (1897-1959), co-leaders of a 1938 Brown University-University of Pennsylvania joint expedition to excavate the site of the ancient city of Van in Asia Minor. Kirsopp Lake was a noted British biblical scholar who lost his appointment at Harvard as a result of the scandal following his divorce and remarriage to Silva Tipple New. Robert Pierce Casey was chairman of the Department of Biblical Literature at Brown University.

Subject

  • Lake, Kirsopp 1872-1946
  • Lake, Silva b. 1898
  • Casey, Robert Pierce b. 1897
  • Brown University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Harvard University

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-5016

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

Mar-38

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Topic

  • Biblical scholars
  • Archaeology

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5016]

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