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Dorothy Cross


Dorothy Cross (1906-1972) lived in Trenton and was a professor at Hunter College in Manhattan.

Cross did much of her archaeological work in New Jersey; her research on New Jersey included Indian sites and on the Abbott Farm outside Trenton in 1941 and 1956.





Cross, Dorothy, and Joan Fowler. 1988. Dorothy Cross. Douglas Hyde Gallery. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1079182871  

Cross, Dorothy, and Enrique Juncosa. 2005. Dorothy Cross. Milan: Charta. http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/937060716 

Questions to Explore

What are some of the things Dorothy recovered in her archaeological adventures?

What did Dorothy teach at Hunter College in Manhattan? 

Additional Resources

Cross, Dorothy. Archaeology of New Jersey …. United States: Archaeological Society of New Jersey and the New Jersey State Museum, 1956.

Encyclopedia of New Jersey. United Kingdom: Rutgers University Press, 2004.