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Friday, August 19, 2005

First grants from Endangered Archives Programme

Medieval manuscripts, texts, photographs, official records, audio tapes, music, rare indigenous scripts, suppressed and neglected transcripts from Africa, Asia, Russia, South America and Europe will all be preserved and digital copies made available to researchers in the British Library following the first awards from the Endangered Archives Programme sponsored by the Lisbet Rausing Charitable Fund. Grants totalling more than £600,000 have been awarded to twenty projects around the world

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