Welcome to the Visual Collection of the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land. The images contained in this collection were scanned from the Archives of the Monastery. This collection primarily concerns Fr. Godfrey Schilling and the early history of the Monastery.
To get started, we suggest that you browse the images, or view curated selections of images by subject. We have also made available a brief history of the Monastery, which may help in your exploration of the collection. If you are curious about how these photographs were digitized, please see our technical notes. We have also provided a list of external sources for further information.
While many of the images in this collection may be in the public domain due to age, we kindly ask that these images not be used for commercial purposes. As this is a student project, the information contained on this site may not be continuously updated or accurate. For up-to-date information about permissions, please contact us.
We hope you enjoy this collection.