Maktabat al-Wankarī lil-Makhṭūṭāt wa-al-Wathāʼiq - HMML Repository

Maktabat al-Wankarī lil-Makhṭūṭāt wa-al-Wathāʼiq

This is the library of the Jāmiʻ Sīdī Yaḥyá, a mosque and madrasah in Tombouctou (Timbuktu) that dates back to the 15th century. Also known as the Bibliothèque de Manuscrits al-Wangari, its collection of manuscripts was photographed by HMML in cooperation with the Endangered Libraries In Timbuktu (ELIT) project of the Endangered Archives Program (EAP).


  • Collection

  • Country

    Mali
  • City

    Tombouctou
  • Repository

    Maktabat al-Wankarī lil-Makhṭūṭāt wa-al-Wathāʼiq
  • Project Codes

    ELIT WAN
  • Project Numbers

    ELIT WAN 00001-01751, part nonsequential
  • Type

    Digital
  • Active Catalog Records

    0
  • Digital Surrogates

    2281
  • HMML Authority File

  • Languages

    Arabic
  • Preservation Status

    Not started
  • Cataloging Status

    Not started

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