Hill Museum & Manuscript Library ~ the Saint John’s Bible

During the 2012 AAIF Biennial Conference, we will tour the Hill Museum and go to see the Saint John’s Bible

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Awarded National Medal of Honor   

October 25, 2011 

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. –The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University has been awarded the National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor for libraries and museums and is sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services… Medal winners are selected from nationwide nominations for institutions that demonstrate innovative approaches to public service, outstanding community outreach, and advancement of global cultural understanding.

As one of the world’s leading cultural preservation organizations, HMML’s mission is to identify, digitally photograph, catalog, and archive the contents of endangered manuscripts belonging to threatened communities, and then to make these unique cultural resources available to users around the world.

Further information about this award and the work being done at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library can be found at http://www.hmml.org/news10/IMLS.htm

Visiting HMML ➜  HMML Hours 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CST Monday through Friday;                                 12:00 noon – 4:00PM CST Saturdays (May until mid-December)                                                                  To verify times, please call 320-363-3514                                                                                                        

Currently On Display ( in February 2012):                                                                                                                     

Selected folios from the volume, Historical Books from the Saint John’s  Bible.

Rare book exhibit, Praying the Psalms.

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