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Árni Magnússon's letters; Denmark, 1727-1734

Name
Ragnheiður Mósesdóttir 
Occupation
Librarian at the Arnamagnæan Institute 
Roles
librarian 
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Name
Árni Magnússon 
Birth
13 November 1663 
Death
07 January 1730 
Occupation
Professor, Arkivsekretær (Secretary of the Royal Archives) 
Roles
Scholar; Author; Scribe; Poet 
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Name
Ormur Daðason 
Birth
01 August 1684 
Death
01 June 1744 
Occupation
District/county magistrate 
Roles
Owner; Author 
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Name
Ari Þorkelsson 
Birth
1652 
Death
1730 
Occupation
District/county magistrate 
Roles
Owner 
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Name
Magnús Gíslason 
Birth
01 January 1704 
Death
03 November 1766 
Occupation
Amtmaður 
Roles
Author 
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Name
Jón Ólafsson ; Grunnavíkur-Jón 
Birth
16 August 1705 
Death
17 July 1779 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scribe; Author 
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Name
Bjarni Halldórsson 
Birth
01 April 1703 
Death
07 January 1773 
Occupation
District/county magistrate 
Roles
Author; Correspondent; Scribe; recipient 
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Name
Böðvar Pálsson 
Birth
1671 
Death
1748 
Occupation
Farmer 
Roles
Correspondent; Scribe 
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Name
Einar Magnússon 
Birth
1703 
Death
1779 
Occupation
District/county magistrate 
Roles
Correspondent; Scribe; Poet 
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Name
Eiríkur Þorsteinsson 
Birth
11 November 1669 
Death
08 November 1738 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Correspondent; Scribe; Author 
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Name
Eyjólfur Jónsson 
Birth
1670 
Death
03 December 1745 
Occupation
Priest 
Roles
Scribe; Poet; Author; Correspondent 
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Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
250 leaves. 330 mm x 210 mm.

History

Additional

Record History
This description is under construction. The current description was prepared on the basis of AMS conservation database and

Kålund's catalog, vol. II, p. 607-609.

Custodial History

The manuscript was in conservation from 4 May 1998 to 12 November 1998. Folder from Kålund's time was replaced with conservtion boxes I, II, III. The leaves were foliated.

The contents were rearanged by Ragnheiður Mosesdóttir to follow Kålund's description of the manuscript on 4 September 1998.

New foliation from 28 September 1998. Each letter received its own number.

Portrait photographs were taken on 12 December 1997.

Photographs were taken on 15 December 1997.

Photographs of the seal on f. 43 bis were taken on 1 October 1998.

The manuscript was photographed before the conservation on 22 January 1998.

Surrogates

  • Microfilm Neg 1003 from 15 December 1997.
  • Microfilm Pos 900 from 17 December 1997.
  • Supplementary microfilm Neg 997 from 22 January 1998.
  • Microfilm Neg 136 from 01 October 1998.
  • Microfilm Pos 136 from 10 September 2008.
  • Microfilm (archive) 964 from 20 February 2007.
  • Backup film Reg. Nr. 1185 from 17 August 2006, a copy of Neg 997.
  • Backup film Reg. Nr. 1190 from 17 August 2006, a copy of Neg 1003.
  • Backup film TS 136 from 10 September 2008, a copy of Pl. 136.
  • Black and white photographs including the portraits taken on 12 December 1997 are held in the Arnamagnæan Archives.
  • Digital scans of black and white photographs are available on the webpage Digitale Samlinger.

Contents

Part I ~ Acc 1 I
1
Letters from Árni Magnússon dated to 1729
Note

Various copies of letters and other documents related to Ormur Daðason, Ari Þorkelsson, and Magnús Gíslason.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

Script

Written by Árni Magnússon's Secretary, Jón Ólafsson from Grunnavík.

Binding

Previously the letters were most likely kept all together inside a yellow paper folder on with Kålund wrote with blue crayon “I |Breve fra Arne | Magnusson”. The collection was rearanged after Kålund's times, as his description does not correspond to the organization of the letters today. Each letter is kept in a separate conservation folder with new signatures (listed below each item).

History

No history available.

Part II ~ Acc 1 II
2
Letters to Árni Magnússon or the executors of his estate
Note

Some of the letters were published in Kålund's edition of Árni Magnússon's correspondence in Arne Magnussons private brevveksling.

Various letters and other documents related to Ari Þorkelsson, Ormur Daðason, Benedikt Þorsteinsson, Bjarni Halldórsson, Brynjólfur Þórðarson Thorlacius, Böðvar Pálsson, Einar Magnússon, Eiríkur Þorsteinsson, Eyjólfur Jónsson, Finnur Jónsson, Halldór Pálsson, Hans Schieving, Halldóra Aradóttir, Hjalti Þorsteinsson, Jón Árnason, Jón Hákonarson, Jón Halldórsson, Jón Magnússon, Katrín Björnsdóttir, Magnús Einarsson, Magnús Gíslason, Magnús Markússon, Magnús Pálsson Vídalín, Markús Bergsson, Margrét Nikulásdóttir, Oddur Sigurðsson, Olafur Stephánsson, Ormur Daðason, Páll Hákonarson, Sigurður Sigurðsson, Sigurður Vigfússon, Snorri Jónsson, Steinn Jónsson, Þorsteinn Ketilsson, Þuríður Sæmundsdóttir.

Language of Text

Icelandic

Physical Description

No physical description available.

History

No history available.

Part III ~ Acc 1 III
1
Extracts from letters unanswered at Árni Magnússon's death.
Language of Text

Danish

Physical Description

Script

Written by Jón Ólafsson from Grunnavík.

History

No history available.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Katalog over Den Arnamagnæanske Håndskriftsamlinged. Kristian KålundII: p. 607-609
Arne Magnussons private brevveksling udg. af Kommissionen for det Arnamagnæanske Legat
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