The A.G. Leventis Foundation has generously funded a two-year post for a scanner operator (the A.G. Leventis Scanner Operator) to work on digitising items from the Library's collection.
Aaron Fordwoh was appointed and started work on 10 June. A new scanner was bought for the project from the John Casey bequest, and Aaron has started working on some of the tract volumes which have not previously been digitised. Some of these have presented interesting challenges, as when they were originally bound, any oversized pages were folded along the edges to fit the standard binding size - the folded edges have become very fragile along the folds over the years. It is very helpful to digitise them now before they disintegrate completely.
Aaron's next task will be to start on the manuscripts.