Media Contributions

City of the Dead

Rare Books Library Digitizes Historic Photographs of 19th-Century Egypt

Read “Rare Books Library Digitizes Historic Photographs of 19th-Century Egypt” in news@auc. Abstract In an attempt to preserve historical records and increase their accessibility, the Rare Books and Special Collections Library (RBSCL) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) has digitized 101 photographs documenting 19th-century Egyptian culture and the history of travel in the Middle […]

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Backing Up History: Feature in Egypt Today Magazine

Read “Backing Up History,” an article by Egypt Today’s Kate Durham about cultural heritage digitization projects in Egypt. Abstract A wealth of cultural heritage is hidden in government and private archives across the nation. No single museum has enough space to showcase it all, but the internet does. Source Kate Durham, “Backing Up History,” Egypt […]