Papyrology Collection

The largest collection in North America, with at least 18,000 ancient texts and documents dating from about 1,000 BCE to 1,000 CE.


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Eighth Floor, Room 807

Hatcher Library South

913 S. University Ave

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190

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Papyrology Collection

  • Access by appointment only

  • Walk-in use not available

  • Contact about access to materials and we will support your request remotely or recommend an in-person appointment

  • Mask required regardless of vaccination status

  • Located in Hatcher Library on Central Campus

Getting here

The Papyrology Collection is located in Hatcher South on floor 8. 

Learn how to navigate Hatcher Library by viewing its floor plans, physical accessibility information, and more.

Related links

  1. Search the Papyrology Database (APIS)
  2. Epistles of Paul

Support our work

See ways to support us through philanthropic giving. You can contribute to our papyrology work directly through our endowment and enrichment funds.

The collection

  1. Papyrology Collection

    A renowned collection of ancient texts dating from about 1,000 BCE to 1,000 CE.

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