National Archives and Library of Ethiopia - HMML Repository

National Archives and Library of Ethiopia

The National Library of Ethiopia today holds more than 800 items in its manuscript collection, chiefly in Ge'ez, Amharic, and Arabic. The UNESCO and EMML projects together microfilmed 165 Christian and secular codices from this instiution's holdings.


  • Collection

  • Country

    Ethiopia
  • City

    Addis Ababa
  • Repository

    National Archives and Library of Ethiopia
  • Project Codes

    EMML, UNESCO
  • Project Numbers

    EMML 7384-7387, 7389-7395, 7397-7413, 7419-7422, 7424-7442, 7447, 7459, 7461-7463, 7478, 7480-7484, 7487-7492, 7505, 7528; UNESCO 2-1 - 2-105
  • Type

    Digital, Microform
  • Digital Surrogates

    105
  • Microfilm Reels

    70
  • Date Preserved

    1969-1970, 1980
  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Ge'ez; Amharic; Arabic
  • Bibliography

    Imperial Ethiopian Government Antiquities Administration, Catalogue of the Ethiopian Manuscripts in the National Library of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, 1969/1970); Ministry of Education and Fine Arts, Catalogue of Manuscripts Microfilmed by the UNESCO Mobile Microfilm Unit in Addis Ababa and Gojjam Province (Addis Ababa, 1970)
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections