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Unpublished Paper
Report on the establishment of an Arabic Manuscripts Conservation Laboratory at Arewa House
(2015)
  • Michaelle L. Biddle, Wesleyan University
Abstract
During August 2015 a laboratory for the conservation of Nigerian manuscripts in Arabic script was established at Arewa House, Ahmadu Bello University, Kaduna, Nigeria. In addition to a full range of hand tools, the lab is equiped with a variable speed control vacuum for cleaning manuscripts and a vacuum chamber pump machine for creating anoxic enclosures on bagged wet, moldy or insect infested manuscripts
Keywords
  • Conservation Laboratory,
  • Arabic,
  • Islamic,
  • manuscripts
Publication Date
September, 2015
Citation Information
Michaelle L. Biddle. "Report on the establishment of an Arabic Manuscripts Conservation Laboratory at Arewa House" (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mbiddle/20/