Patrimony in the Library of Autun

The municipal library of Autun has the habitual activities appropriate to a town of 18,000 inhabitants, but the presence of a rich heritage of a specifically ecclesiastical character (notably liturgical) has given rise to the creation of a specific policy. If the increases continue to be regularly practiced, the essential activity in recent years has been oriented towards knowledge of the holdings through the scientific work of inventory and description of which the most remarkable example is the cataloguing of manuscripts undertaken by the IRHT (Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes) in 1993, currently being printed.