Noël Hume, Ivor (1927 (date of birth) - 2017 (date of death))
- Existence: 1927 (date of birth) - 2017 (date of death) - 2017
Ivor Noël Hume, known largely for his work on colonial American archeologucal excavations, is considered "the father of historical archaeology." Hume worked for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation from 1957 to 1988, retiring as the director of the archaeological program.
In 1962, he participated in the excavation of the New Bremen Glass Manufactory, also known as the Amelung Glass Manufactory, near present-day Frederick, Maryland. The excavation was sponsored by The Corning Museum of Glass and the Smithsonian Institution.