ARIT ISTANBUL LIBRARY

The ARIT Istanbul Library located at ANAMED contains around 10,500 monograph titles.  The holdings cover the Byzantine, Ottoman, and modern Turkish periods and include the library of Dr. H. Kenneth Snipes, a strong collection for study of the Byzantine era.

ARIT ISTANBUL LIBRARY ANNEX

The ARIT Istanbul Library Annex holds the library of the Istanbul Office of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (American Board Library).  The collection consists of roughly 3,000 items, of which about 1200 are monographs on the missionary movement and on 19th and early 20th century Turkey.  The rest are books, pamphlets, and periodicals published by the American Board’s publication department.

ARIT ISTANBUL DIGITAL LIBRARY

A collection of American Board periodicals and pamphlets are accessible in full text online through the Digital Library for International Research (DLIR), together with the personnel archives of the American Board Near East Mission.

ARIT is processing the Archives of American Board of Missions in collaboration with SALT Research in Beyoğlu.  The archives and are not physically accessible at present.  A proportion of the documents appear in full text on line through the ARIT Istanbul Digital Library at DLIR, and also through the host site at SALT Research. The project is ongoing and ARIT and SALT post new material at regular intervals.

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You can access the Archives of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, as well as a number of their publications, journals, pamphlets, and ephemera, through the ARIT Istanbul Digital Library.

ARIT ISTANBUL LIBRARY AND ANNEX ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
For urgent matters please email us for an appointment
Tel:  0 212 393-6072

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Tel:  0 212 393-6072

Hours of Operation

The ARIT library is open to patrons the same hours as the ANAMED Library:

Monday | Pazartesi
Tuesday | Salı – Friday | Cuma
Saturday | Cumartesi
Sunday | Pazar

09:00 – 18:00
09:00 – 21:00
10:00 – 18:00
Closed  |  Kapalı

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The Library Annex is open workday afternoons:

Monday | Pazartesi – Friday | Cuma

12:30 – 17:30

The ARIT Istanbul Library is supported in part by a fund developed with the help of an Endowment Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  American Board Library projects have the support of the U.S. Embassy, the Alice Delmas Krieble Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Special thanks are due to the Global Ministries, donor of the American Board of Missions library and archive collections.