See George Andrew Reisner, Clarence Stanley Fisher, and David Gordon Lyon, Harvard Excavations at Samaria 1908–1910 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1934), pp. 3–6; Cyrus Adler, Jacob H. Schiff: His Life and Letters, vol. 2 (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1928), pp. 18–31; Philip J. King, American Archaeology in the Mideast: A History of the American Schools of Oriental Research (Philadelphia: Eisenbrauns, 1983), pp. 39–41, 141–145; P.R.S. Moorey, A Century of Biblical Archaeology (Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1991), pp. 35–36, 56, 62–63; Neil Asher Silberman, Digging for God and Country: Exploration, Archeology, and the Secret Struggle for the Holy Land 1799–1917 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982), pp. 171–179.