Alice E. Kober papers

For those interested in a more in-depth look at the state of Minoan/Mycenean script decipherment in the late 1940s, or more generally in the life of Alice Kober, here is a link to a wonderful digital collection of her papers, held at the University of Texas.  It’s neat stuff, giving a detailed look at the discipline just prior to the decipherment of Linear B, and involving correspondence with many of the luminaries of the age.

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