By digging at the site of the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson in 1929, Engineer Donald Page gets the nod as Tucson, Arizona’s first historical archaeologist. That was his only excavation, and less than ten years later, his life took a tragic/stupid turn (alcohol and a handgun were involved). See Donald Page: Tucson’s Tragic First Historical Archaeologist by Homer Thiel.
From the UK’s National Archives, details on politics and permits regarding archaeology in Syria in the 1930s, featuring Jazz Age Adventurer Leonard Woolley:
Archaeological business as usual? Digging in the Hatay in the 1930s by Juliette Desplatt
Physical anthropologist Henry Field, as in, the Field Museum, added to the list of Jazz Age Adventurers.