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Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML), located at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, holds the world’s largest archive of manuscript photographs in both microfilm and digital format.

HMML identifies manuscript collections around the world that need photographic preservation. HMML’s archives now contain more than 200,000 complete manuscripts, ranging in size from large codices of hundreds of folios to brief documents consisting of just a few leaves.

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Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Projects

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Digitization of Manuscripts in the Middle East and Africa

To digitize endangered manuscripts in libraries in the Middle East, Africa and India and to make them available for free online.

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Digitizing Greek Orthodox Manuscript Collections in Syria

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library will support the Antiochian (Greek) Orthodox Church in Syria in preserving more than a thousand secular and religious manuscripts housed i…

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