Time Magazine: WOMAN of the Millennium

Jack Andrews amiga at primenet.com
Thu Oct 1 05:48:01 EST 1998


> Hetty Goldman
>
>                                                         (1881-1972)
>
> Hetty Goldman, the first woman to direct an officially sanctioned archeological
> excavation, was born December 19, 1881 in New York,
> New York, U.S.A. In 1903, she graduated from Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr,
> Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts degree in Greek
> and English. In 1911, she earned a master of arts degree from Radcliffe College,
> Cambridge, Massachusetts.
>
> From 1910 to 1912, she was a recipient of the Charles Eliot Norton Fellowship to
> study at the American School of Classical Studies in
> Athens, Greece. She was awarded this fellowship based on an article she published
> in 1910. Her first excavation was done in 1911 at
> Halae, Greece, which she used to earn her Ph.D. degree. She received the Ph.D.
> degree in 1916 from Radcliffe College.
>
> At this time, she also became involved with humanitarian work. During World War
> I, she worked for the Red Cross in New York City
> and after the war she went back to Greece to give help to the Jewish communities
> there. Later, she was active in bringing into the United
> States refugees escaping Nazism.
>
> In 1921, she started excavating at Colophon in Ionia, Asia Minor. This work was
> interrupted the following year by the Greco-Turkish
> War. In 1932, she conducted an excavation in Yugoslavia. In 1934, and then in
> 1939, she started digging in Cilicia Tarsus in Turkey, but
> these, in turn, were interrupted by World War II.
>
> In 1936, she became the first woman professor in the School of Humanistic Studies
> at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton,
> New Jersey. In 1950, she was elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and
> Sciences. In 1960, she received a gold medal from
> the Archaeological Institute of America for Distinguished Archaeological
> Achievement. Her published books include Excavations at
> Eutresis in Boetia (1931) and three volumes about excavations in Tarsus published
> in 1950, 1956 and 1963. Hetty Goldman died in
> 1972 in Princeton, New Jersey.
>
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