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Collection Level Description: Papers of Gúdbrandr Vígfússon

Reference: MSS. Icelandic c. 3-9, d. 1-2; Eng. misc. c. 112, d. 131; German d. 2; Scandinavian d. 1
Title: Papers of Gúdbrandr Vígfússon
Dates of Creation: 1840-89
Extent: 13 shelfmarks

Language of Material: Icelandic, English, and German

Administrative/Biographical History

Gúdbrandr Vígfússon (1828-89) was an Icelandic scholar and author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Gúdbrandr Vígfússon, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1924.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47582-94.

Access Points

Icelandic language | Dictionaries | English

Vigfusson | Gudbrandr | 1827-1889 | Icelandic Scholar and Author

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