Thomas Rymer after Unknown artist, line engraving, published 1819. NPG D5867. © National Portrait Gallery, London

The Digitization of Rymer’s Foedera: a British Library grant by Elizabeth A.R. Brown and Ralph S. Brown, Jr.

2022

In 2022, longtime British Library and ATBL supporters Elizabeth A.R. Brown and Ralph S. Brown, Jr., provided a grant to the British Library to support the digitization of a seminal manuscript in the understanding of British and European Medieval history: Rymer’s Foedera. This digitization project will ensure that readers and scholars all around the globe will now have access to a high-quality digital facsimile of this essential compendium of primary sources from the period.

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Aristotle, Constitution of the Athenians, 78–c. 100 B.C.E. Papyrus 131. 

An ATBL Grant to the British Library to Support the Cataloguing and Digitization of 2,100 Papyri Fragments 

2020

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Crowdsourced Knowledge Sharing and the 21st-Century Library

2021

In 2021, the ATBL provided grant support to fund the British Library’s “Wikimedian in Residence,” Dr. Lucy Hinnie (seen at right). Dr. Hinnie’s projects across Library departments and with external partners have furthered the British Library’s mission to make its collections widely accessible across the world, and to support a learning culture grounded in values of equity and inclusion.

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