Qeddest Śellāsē Cathedral - HMML Repository

Qeddest Śellāsē Cathedral

Holy Trinity Cathedral, founded by Emperor Haile Sellasie, possesses the largest library of any church in Addis Ababa. Nearly 200 manuscripts from it were microfilmed by the EMML in its early years.


  • Collection

  • Country

    Ethiopia
  • City

    Addis Ababa
  • Repository

    Qeddest Śellāsē Cathedral
  • Project Codes

    EMML, UNESCO
  • Project Numbers

    EMML 1011-1062, 1082-1083, 1087-1090, 1095-1151, 1156-1225; UNESCO 5-1 - 5-16, 5-20 - 5-37
  • Type

    Digital, Microform
  • Digital Surrogates

    31
  • Microfilm Reels

    185
  • Date Preserved

    1969-1970, 1974-1975
  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Ge'ez; Amharic
  • Bibliography

    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); William F. Macomber, A Catalogue of Ethiopian Manuscripts Microfilmed for the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library, Addis Ababa, and for the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, Collegeville. Vol. III: Project Numbers 701-1100 (Collegeville, 1978); Getatchew Haile, A Catalogue of Ethiopian Manuscripts Microfilmed for the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library, Addis Ababa, and for the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, Collegeville. Vol. IV: Project Numbers 1101-1500 (Collegeville, 1979)
  • Reading Room Collections

  • Uncataloged Collections