CollectionAmerican Colony in Jerusalem, 1870-2006 This electronic presentation features selected materials from the physical American Colony in Jerusalem Collection. The full collection in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress represents well over 16,600 items stemming...
- Contributor: Spafford, Anna T. - Spafford, Horatio Gates - American Colony (Jerusalem) - Vester, Bertha Spafford
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CollectionCoptic Orthodox Liturgical Chant and Hymnody With its roots in Ancient Egyptian music, Coptic Christian chant is one of the oldest liturgical genres still performed today. Drawing on the Ragheb Moftah Collection, this presentation explores some of the...
- Contributor: Wilson, Marian Robertson - Newlandsmith, Ernest - Moftah, Ragheb - Tóth, Margit
- Date: 1926
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CollectionEdward F. Edinger Papers The papers (3,100 items; 10,077 images) of leading Jungian analyst Edward F. Edinger (1922-1998) span the years 1550 (photostatic copy of an alchemical treatise) to 2016, with the bulk of the material...
- Contributor: Edinger, Edward F.
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CollectionHannah Arendt Papers The papers of author, educator, political philosopher, and public intellectual Hannah Arendt (1906-1975) constitute a large and diverse collection (25,000 items; 82,597 images) reflecting a complex career. The collection spans the years...
- Contributor: Arendt, Hannah - Blücher, Heinrich
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CollectionLamb Studios Archive This online presentation offers images of nearly 2,500 design sketches for stained glass windows, murals, mosaics, furnishings, metalwork, and interior architecture. The drawings feature striking watercolors created from the 1860s to the...
- Contributor: J. & R. Lamb Studios
- Date: 1869
Collection Items: View 2,456 Items
CollectionManuscripts from the Monasteries of Mt. Athos The twenty monasteries which comprise the historic and legendary yet largely inaccessible monastic complex on Mt. Athos in Greece house a rich collection of over 11,000 manuscripts. In 1952 and 1953, the...
- Contributor: Library of Congress
- Date: 1952
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CollectionManuscripts in St. Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai The renowned Eastern Orthodox Monastery of St. Catherine’s on Mt. Sinai was constructed by the Byzantine Emperor, Justinian I, in the late sixth century AD over the relics of the martyred saint...
- Contributor: Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai) - Clark, Kenneth Willis
- Date: 1950
Collection Items: View 1,694 Items
CollectionManuscripts in the Libraries of the Greek and Armenian Patriarchates in Jerusalem As Jerusalem, the location of Christ’s Passion, has been central to the Christian religion since its inception, all the early churches sought a presence in that storied and holy city. The Greek...
- Contributor: Stone, Michael E.
- Date: 1969
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CollectionMatson (G. Eric and Edith) Photograph Collection This collection is a rich source of historical images of the Middle East. The majority of the images depict Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank) from 1898 to 1946. Most...
- Contributor: Matson Photo Service - American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department
- Date: 1898
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CollectionPapal Transition 2013 Web Archive The resignation of a presiding Pope of the Catholic Church is an event that has not happened in 600 years. In 2005, the Library of Congress captured websites relating to the death...
- Contributor: Library of Congress. Researcher and Reference Services Division - Library of Congress
- Date: 2013
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CollectionPolitical Islam Web Archive The Political Islam Web Archive is a collection of websites from Islamic political parties and political Islamist organizations. In Afghanistan, Egypt, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey, Islamic religious parties already, or...
- Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. African and Middle Eastern Division
- Date: 2013
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CollectionSelections from the Naxi Manuscript Collection The Library of Congress’s collection of 2,780 Naxi (Nashi) manuscripts is the largest collection outside of China and is considered the finest in the world—unrivaled in quality, quantity, and variety among Naxi...
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CollectionSelections of Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Calligraphy “Whoever writes the bismillah in a beautiful writing enters Paradise without judgment.” (1-84-154.56) Scholars and practitioners of Islamic calligraphy have long considered the written word the quintessential medium for expressing religious sentiment...
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CollectionSikkim Photos (Kandell Collection) This selection of 300 images portrays the people and landscape of a kingdom high in the Himalaya Mountains. Sikkim, now part of India, borders on Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan. Dr. Kandell captured...
- Contributor: Kandell, Alice S. - Tse Ten Tashi
- Date: 1965
Collection Items: View 321 Items