Thursday, September 24, 2015

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library awarded grant preserving manuscript collections

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library awarded $4 million grant from Arcadia Fund. Press release. St. Johns University. September 22, 2015.
     Arcadia Fund has awarded a grant to the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John's University for photographic manuscript preservation, which is HMML's core mission. Rev. Columba Stewart said HMML is "currently preserving manuscript collections at sites in Lebanon, Iraq, the Old City of Jerusalem, Egypt, Mali and Malta" and the digital images and related cataloging will be available to scholars throughout the world. HMML has formed partnerships with over 520 libraries and archives to photograph more than 145,000 manuscripts from Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India.

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