The Saint John’s Bible illuminates the Word of God for a new millennium. It may also be able to help researchers answer questions about manuscripts written centuries ago.
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – A $3 million grant from the Arcadia Fund of London has been awarded to the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University. According to the Rev. Columba Stewart, OSB, executive director of HMML, the award will support HMML’s digitization, archiving and cataloging of newly identified endangered manuscript collections for a period of five years. Arcadia funding will also make these digitized materials freely available to users throughout the world.
The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library in Collegeville, Minnesota, preserves handwritten manuscripts around the world and makes the digital images freely available in an effort to understand and protect the history of humanity.