Pages from Joseph S. Meyer's Notebook: Exavacation in Niffer [Nippu], 1894. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Pages from Joseph S. Meyer's Notebook: Exavacation in Niffer [Nippu], 1894. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

In the Collection: Joseph S. Meyer Notebook

In the Collection: Joseph S. Meyer

Meyer joined the excavation of the ancient Sumerian city of Nippur in southern Iraq as an artist in 1894. His detailed notebook recording his observations of camp life and the dig site are held by Special Collections.