The Atlantic has reported on the work of Father Columba Stewart, a Minnesota Benedictine monk who founded the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library in Collegeville.
Working with local teams, Father Stewart’s library has photographed
50,000,000 pages from over 140,000 manuscripts since 2004.
efforts predate ISIS, but “given what’s happened in the last years since
the rise of ISIS, it’s very clear that things are really endangered,”