Conservation, cataloguing and digitization of over 2000 historic manuscripts from three libraries, East Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Palestine

Amount $ 344.2K

Years 2020 - 2021

Operator Khalidi Library

Type of grant Call for projects

(c) Khalidi Library
(c) Khalidi Library

The combined collections of the Jerusalem-based Khalidi, Al-Budeiri and Nashashibi Libraries as well as the Al-Ma'mal Art Foundation hold some of the oldest and largest private collections in Jerusalem, with rare manuscripts from the 12th century onward. The Khalidi Library is coordinating the common effort of these institutions to protect and preserve their threatened heritage.