Document Reference NumberD13
TitleAlan J.B. Wace Notebook.
DescriptionNotebook belonging to Alan J. B. Wace. The volume contains manuscript notes relating to his time in Cyrenaica with the War Damage Committee.
Date13 January 1946
Extent1 item
AdminHistoryAlan John Bayard Wace (13 July 1879- 9 November 1957), was an archaeologist who served as the director of the British School of Athens from 1914 to 1923.

Following this, he occupied the position of Deputy Keeper in the Department of Textiles in the Victoria and Albert Museum for a decade, the second Laurence Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Cambridge (1934 - 1944) and subsequently as professor at the Farouk I University in Alexandria, Egypt, from 1943 to 1952.

He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1948, 1951, 1952 - 1955.

During his career, he was also a member of many foreign archaeology societies including the Royal Swedish Academy, the American Philosophical Society, German Archaeology Institute, American Archaeology Institute (Hon. Member), Royal Northern Antiquaries, Greek Archaeology Society.

He died in Athens, Greece, on 9 November 1957.

Source: "WACE, Alan John Bayard," in Who Was Who (London: A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920-2016); online ed., (Oxford: OUP, 2014); online ed., April 2014, (accessed January 21, 2016).
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