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Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, NJ 08540-4907)
Sabine Schmidtke (Project Director: July 2017 to present)

The Zaydi Manuscript Tradition: A Digital Repository and Portal

Digitization of 488 Zaydi manuscripts held in European libraries and preparation of 143 microfilm images of manuscripts held at the University of Texas, Austin, and 1,000 images of manuscripts from collections in Yemen, currently held by the Institute of Advanced Study, for uploading to the digital repository at the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library. All 1,631 manuscripts, which range from the 9th to the 20th century, would be cataloged.

Project fields:
Intellectual History; Near and Middle Eastern History; Near and Middle Eastern Literature

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$315,000 (approved)
$315,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2018 – 4/30/2021