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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Hidden Treasures winners announced

In spring 2007 the British Library, in collaboration with the Society of Chief Librarians, Scottish library authorities and Microsoft, launched the Hidden Treasures competition to put important manuscripts held in public libraries online. The five winners are:

- Dorset Federation of Women's Institutes War Records (1939-45)
- Textus Roffensis (1123-24)
- Arbuthnott Missal (1491)
- Staunton's Embassy to China: Proof Plates (1797)
- Diaries of William Searell of Beddgelert (1844-46)

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