As objects of everyday use newspapers are often read, then discarded. Yet they also embody many of the ideals we attach to democracy, such as freedom of the press and the public’s right to know.
The people of cologne have lost a vital link with their past.
The project focused on undertaking a survey of endangered records, but also copied items from the jamaica archives and records department, the national library of jamaica, the library of the university of the west indies and the roman catholic chancery in kingston. All four institutions contain valuable material relating to the lives of enslaved africans and free blacks in jamaica during the period 1655-1800.
Human beings use the spoken word and written texts to pass on knowledge.
I first read about the Endangered Archives Programme (EAP) in 2015. I also discovered that EAP had funded several projects in Sri Lanka, ranging from community manuscripts to religious collections
The aim of EAP627 was to digitise the oldest historical documents in the state of Paraíba, Brazil.
Among all the ancient languages, Sanskrit excels as being used in the greatest number of written works. Sanskrit is used for mainly Hindu and Buddhist manuscripts, covering medical manuals, literature and astrological works.
The first live EAP webinar “Completing a Successful Preliminary Application” took place on 2 November 2018.
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke have been awarded the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes in Literature after the award was suspended last year due to a sexual assault scandal.
We would like to receive good, focused applications from as many parts of the world as possible.
My name is Yiru Guo, a student of Museum Studies from the University of Leicester, on a summer placement with the Endangered Archives Programme (EAP).
As we celebrate World Ballet Day in the year which sees the centenary of the birth of Margot Fonteyn, arguably the greatest ballerina that a British company has ever produced, it is instructive to consider how much farther back the tradition of ballet as we know it extends.
EAP1114 digitised a collection of print and manuscript Islamic material deriving from the collection of the late imam and teacher, Maalim Muhammad Idris – known locally as Maalim Idris.
The deadline for applications for the next round of EAP grants is fast approaching! Midday GMT on Monday 11th November.
International Archives Day is celebrated annually on the 9 June – and I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to give an update on the archives of the United National Independence Party of Zambia (EAP121), a project that was funded in 2007.
Looking through the Endangered Archives’ collection, I came across a file of photographs taken by Madanmani Dixit, the first photojournalist in Nepal.