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American Oriental Society

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

"The American Oriental Society is the oldest learned society in the United States devoted to a particular field of scholarship. The Society was founded in 1842, preceded only by such distinguished organizations of general scope as the American Philosophical Society (1743), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1780), and the American Antiquarian Society (1812)."

Founding Date:
1842

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
William Foxwell Albright
Archaeologist
24-May-1891 19-Sep-1971 Biblical archaeologist at Johns Hopkins
Gerald A. Larue
Scholar
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