Samuel Noah Kramer

Samuel Noah Kramer

Fellow: Awarded 1937
Field of Study: Near Eastern Studies
Fellow: Awarded 1938
Field of Study: Near Eastern Studies
Fellow: Awarded 1961
Field of Study: Near Eastern Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Education: University of Chicago

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

KRAMER, SAMUEL NOAH:  Appointed for studies in the field of the history of Sumerian culture, to be based on tablets from approximately 2000 B.C. excavated at Nippur, Iraq; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1937.

Born September 28, 1897, in Russia.  Education:  Temple University, B.S., 1921; University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 1929. American Council of Learned Societies Fellow, 1929–30.

Assistant on the Assyrian Dictionary Staff, 1932—, Research Associate, 1937—, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.

Publications:  Assyriological Study No. 8 of the Oriental Institute, 1937. Articles in Annual of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Journal of the Oriental Society, American Journal of Semitic Languages, Open Court Magazine, Archiv Orientální. Editor of Sumerian Epics and Myths, 1934; Sumerian Texts of Varied Contents, 1934.

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