Manuscript/Archive , Print in Icelandic

Nikulás Ottenson collection of Icelandic manuscripts : 1798-1916

  • .8 linear ft. (2 document boxes)
  • Collection consists of 28 holographic Icelandic manuscripts from the 18th and 19th centuries acquired from the Nikulás Ottenson Collection, Minitoba, Winnipeg. These are secular works and include poems, sagas, rímur, and historical works. Represented in the collection is Gísli Konráđsson.
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Also known as
  • Ottenson collection of Icelandic manuscripts
  • Ottenson manuscripts
  • Ottenson (Nikulás) manuscripts
Subjects
Summary
  • Collection consists of 28 holographic Icelandic manuscripts from the 18th and 19th centuries. They were formally part of the Nikulâas Ottenson Collection, Manitoba, Winnipeg. These are secular works and include poems, sagas, râimur, and historical works. Represented in the collection is Gâisli Konrâa³sson.
Other information
  • Correspondence related to the collection can be found in the Stâefan Einarsson Papers Ms. 18, Special Collections.
  • Cite as: Nikulás Ottenson Collection of Icelandic Manuscripts Ms. 100, Special Collections, Milton S. Eisenhower Library, The Johns Hopkins University.
  • Ownership history: Provenance: The collection was purchased for the University from Nikulâas Ottenson.
  • Restrictions: Permission to publish material from this collection must be requested in writing from the Manuscripts Librarian, Milton S. Eisenhower Library, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218.
  • Indexed by: Collection described in Landskâokasfn Islands. âArbâok. (Reykjavik, 1946-1947) p. 157-172
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 49310139
  • OCLC: 49310139