Various (All Repositories) - HMML Repository

Various (All Repositories)

The Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library (EMML), forming HMML's first venture into Africa as one of the project's founding partners, microfilmed 9238 manuscripts in Ethiopia between 1973 and its conclusion in 1994. It comprises the largest and most important collection of Ethiopic manuscripts available to researchers.


  • Collection

    Eastern Christian; Islamic
  • Country

    Ethiopia
  • City

    Various
  • Repository

    Various (All Repositories)
  • Project Codes

    EMML
  • Project Numbers

    EMML 1-9232 (nonsequential)
  • Type

    Digital/Microform
  • Active Catalog Records

    3061
  • Digital Surrogates

    ca. 650
  • Microfilm Reels

    ca. 7600
  • Date Preserved

    1973-1994
  • HMML Reading Room (first record)

  • Languages

    Arabic; Ge'ez; Amharic
  • Bibliography

    See below
  • Preservation Status

    Complete
  • Cataloging Status

    In progress
  • Yes

Bibliography

William F. Macomber, "Two New Projects for Microfilming Oriental Manuscripts," in XVIII. deutscher Orientalistentag vom 1. bis 5. Oktober 1972 in Lübeck, ed. Wolfgang Voigt (Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft Supplement 2; Wiesbaden, 1974), 82-86.

William F. Macomber, A Catalogue of Ethiopian Manuscripts Microfilmed for the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library, Addis Ababa, and for the Monastic Manuscript Microfilm Library, Collegeville. Vol. I: Project Numbers 1-300 (Collegeville, 1975).

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. II: Project Numbers 301-700 (Collegeville, 1976).

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).

Getatchew Haile and 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. V: Project Numbers 1501-2000 (Collegeville, 1981).

Getatchew Haile and 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. VI: Project Numbers 2001-2500 (Collegeville, 1982).

Getatchew Haile and 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. VII: Project Numbers 2501-3000 (Collegeville, 1983).

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. VIII: Project Numbers 3001-3500 (Collegeville, 1985).

William F. Macomber, "The Present State of the Microfilm Collection of the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library," in Ethiopian Studies: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference, Tel-Aviv, 14-17 April 1980 (Rotterdam and Boston, 1986), 389-396.

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. IX: Project Numbers 3501-4000 (Collegeville, 1987).

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. X: Project Numbers 4001-5000 (Collegeville, 1993).

Columba Stewart, "A Brief History of the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library," in Studies in Ethiopian Languages, Literature, and History: Festschrift for Getatchew Haile, ed. Adam Carter McCollum (Aethiopistische Forschungen 83; Wiesbaden, 2017), 447-472.

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