BAER-KELLER LIBRARY OF EGYPTOLOGY
The Baer-Keller Library of Egyptology is a non-circulating collection of approximately 9,000 volumes maintained by the Near Eastern Studies Department primarily for the use of UC Berkeley students and faculty pursuing serious study of Ancient Egyptian culture, Coptology and Papyrology. Egyptology students and professionals from other institutions are also welcome. Interested individuals should apply to the Near Eastern Studies Department.
The core of the library collection comes from bequests to the Department of Near Eastern Studies by Professors Klaus Baer (1987) and Cathleen (Candy) Keller (2008). Professor Baer was an Associate Professor of Egyptology and History at UC Berkeley before becoming a Professor of Egyptology at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. Professor Keller was an Associate Professor of Egyptology at UC Berkeley for many years.
SUPPORT THE LIBRARY
Warmest Thanks to Al Berens (pictured on the right) for his generous support to the library.
(List of books donated by Mr. Berens)
ARCE Information and Meeting Schedule
Founded in 1995, the Northern California Chapter of ARCE (the American Research Center in Egypt) is affiliated with the Department of Near Eastern Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.