Papyrus Archives-Digital Collections Inventory

Commission on Preservation and Access

Council on Library Resources
Commission on Preservation and Access

Digital Collections Inventory Report

Preliminary Results

By Patricia A. McClung
February 1996

Papyrus Archives: Duke University

This NEH funded project provides electronic access to texts about and images of papyri from Ancient Egypt. The project focused on conserving, interpreting, cataloging, and imaging the Duke Papyrus collection. There are plans to expand the project to include papyrus collections at Columbia, Berkeley, Michigan, and other universities. The project is fully documented, complete with thumbnail images of the papyri, at its Web site:

Contact: Steven Hensen, Special Collections Dept., Duke University; 91 9/660-5826,