Endangered Archives Programme announces 3 new catalogs

The British Library‘s Endangered Archives Programme recently announced three new catalogs available on its web site (see the BL Blog for a quick overview).

EAP139 Rescuing Liberian history – preserving the photographs of William VS Tubman, Liberia’s longest serving President

The project conserved, organised and digitised approximately 6,500 unique Tubman-era photographs, containing the only extant visual records of a major period in Liberian history and its role in the African pre- and post-independence era. More information about the project can be found at http://eap.bl.uk/database/overview_project.a4d?projID=EAP139. And the catalogue can be found at http://eap.bl.uk/database/results.a4d?projID=EAP139

EAP334: Digital preservation of Wolof Ajami manuscripts of Senegal

This project digitised Ajami manuscripts written by the members of the Muridiyya Sufi order founded in Senegal in 1883 by Ahmadu Bamba (ca 1853-1927). More information about the project can be found at http://eap.bl.uk/database/overview_project.a4d?projID=EAP334. And the catalogue can be found at http://eap.bl.uk/database/results.a4d?projID=EAP334

EAP432: Documenting the written heritage of East Goğğam: a rich culture in jeopardy

This project documented and digitised valuable monastic collections in East Goğğam [Ethiopia]. More information about the project can be found at http://eap.bl.uk/database/overview_project.a4d?projID=EAP432. And the catalogue can be found at http://eap.bl.uk/database/results.a4d?projID=EAP432

For more information about the Endangered Archives Programme please visit: http://eap.bl.uk and our blog http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/endangeredarchives/

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