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The Annual Meeting of the Society will be held at Cornell 
University, Ithaca, N. Y., on April 6-8, 1920. The Board of 
Directors will meet on the evening of April 5, the day preceding 
the first day of meeting. 

During the absence of the Treasurer, Prof. A. T. Clay, now 
in residence at the School in Jerusalem, all dues and business 
communications forwarded to his New Haven address will 
receive prompt attention. 

President Lanman of the Society has appointed the following 
Committee on Plan for Archaeological Exploration in the Near 
East: Messrs. Breasted (chairman), Torrey (acting chairman in 
Dr. Breasted 's absence from the country), Butler, Jewett, Nies. 


The Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and 
Exegesis was held at Union Seminary, New York, December 29 
and 30. The Presidential Address on 'The Origin of Acts,' by 
Prof. E. J. Goodspeed, was accompanied by a symposium on the 
Criticism of Acts as related to the History and Interpretation 
of the New Testament. The Society took important action in 
establishing a commission to catalogue all the Biblical and 
Patristic manuscripts to be found in this country. The officers 
elected for the following year are : President, Prof. A. T. Clay ; 
Vice-President, Prof. Kemper Pullerton ; Secretary, Prof. H. j! 
Cadbury; Treasurer, Prof. George Dahl. 

In connection with the above Society was held the annual 
meeting of the Managing Committee of the American School of 
Oriental Research in Jerusalem. It was reported that the School 
had been opened with Director Worrell and Professors. Clay and 
Peters in residence, that affiliation had been made with the Brit- 
ish School of Archaeology, and the Bute House within the Jaffa 
Gate had been secured as the home of the two Schools. The 
Fellow, Dr. Albright, reached Jerusalem on December 30. 

76 Notes of Other Societies, etc. 

The annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of Amer- 
ica, which could not be held in Toronto, the appointed place, 
because of an epidemic, was held in Pittsburgh on December 
29-31. The officers of the organization were in general reelected. 
Of general interest was the discussion on 'Archaeology and 
Classical Philology', in which Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and 
Italy were represented respectively by Drs. Currelly, Jastrow, 
Fowler, Laing. 

The Palestine Oriental Society was organized in Jerusalem in 
January at a meeting participated in by about thirty officials 
and scholars. It adopted a constitution similar to that of the 
American Oriental Society. The officers elected are: Pere 
Lagrange, president; Messrs. Clay and Garstang, vice-presi- 
dents ; Mr. Danby, treasurer ; Mr. Slousch, secretary ; Governor 
Storrs, Messrs. Ben Yehudah and Crea, directors.