Work of the Eckley B. Coxe, Jr. Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1929-1930
Film taken by Paul Beidler, Architect of the expedition.
Paul Beidler was active in archaeological expeditions organized by the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Under their auspices he travelled to Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Italy, the British Honduras, Africa, and Asia. He became Housing Adviser to the government of Iraq (1954-1955). From 1945 to 1946 he lectured at Black Mountain College; in 1946 he lectured and exhibited his works at the University of North Carolina; and in 1947 he began a series of annual lectures on modern architecture at Lehigh University.