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Explore the many countries, cities and institutions of HMML’s fieldwork sites.

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Meet some of the people, communities and traditions who are part of HMML’s global team.

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Manuscripts

Learn more about the manuscripts in HMML’s digital and microfilm collections.

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Upcoming Events

HMML is sharing a new series – HMML @ HOME. These short episodes, focused on vHMML.org manuscripts, rare book items, and objects from the collections, can be found on the HMML’s YouTube channel.

The series airs Wednesdays at 1pm US Central Daylight Time.

June 3: A Medieval Mentor: The Winchester Bible– This series looks at the historical origins of the tools, methods, and materials used in making The Saint John’s Bible (www.saintjohnsbible.org). This segment discusses how the 12th century Winchester Bible influenced The Saint John’s Bible.


Cut, Eaten, Burnt, Stained: The Perilous Life of Old Books 
*Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, this event has been postponed. Check back for updates.
March 26, 2020
MCBA Lecture Series 2020: HMML’s Dr. Melissa Moreton explores the world of damaged medieval books and demonstrate the resilience of these carriers of knowledge. 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Tickets.


Books ripped away: Secularization and the Removal of Monastic Books to State Libraries
*Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, this event has been postponed. Check back for updates.

April 16, 2020
MCBA Lecture Series 2020: HMML’s Dr. Matthew Heintzelman looks at the history of monastic collections that were built over centuries and their removal to the Bavarian State Library, state libraries and archives in Austria. 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Tickets.