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Árni Magnússon's letters; Denmark, 1727-1734

Name
Katarzyna Anna Kapitan 
Occupation
Researcher 
Roles
Scholar; Cataloguer 
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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
Jón Ólafsson ; Grunnavíkur-Jón 
Birth
16 August 1705 
Death
17 July 1779 
Occupation
Scholar 
Roles
Scribe; Author 
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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 28 November 2018 by Katarzyna Anna Kapitan on the basis of AMS conservation database and

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

Custodial History

The manuscript was in conservation from 04 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 04 September 1998.

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 01 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 1729
1.1
Letter to Ormur Daðason
1.2
Letter to Ari Þorkelsson
1.3
Letter to Halldóra the older and the youger the daughters of Ari
1.4
Finanacial accounts fover Páll Vídalín's debts 1712-1728
1.5
Excerpts from letters from Árni Magnússon to Ormur Daðason
1.6
Letter to Magnús Gíslason

Physical Description

Script

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

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.

Language of Text

Icelandic

2.1
Letters from Ari Þorkelsson
Language of Text

Danish

2.2
Letters from Benedikt Þorsteinsson
2.3
Letters from Bjarni Halldórsson
2.4
Letters from Brynjólfur Þórðarson Thorlacius
2.5
Letter from Böðvar Pálsson
2.6
Letter from Einar Magnússon
2.7
Letter from Eiríkur Þorsteinsson
2.8
Letter from Eyjólfur Jónsson
2.9
Letter from Finnur Jónsson
2.10
Letter from Halldór Pálsson
2.11
Letter from Halldóra the older and younger the daughters of Ari
2.12
Letter from Hans Schieving
2.13
Letter from Hjalti Þorsteinsson
2.14
Letter from Jón Árnason
2.15
Letter from Jón Hákonarson
2.16
Letter from Jón Halldórsson
2.17
Letters from Jón Magnússon
2.18
Letters from Katrín Björnsdóttir
2.19
Letter from Magnús Einarsson
2.20
Letters from Magnús Gíslason
2.21
Letter from Magnús Markússon
2.22
Letters from Magnús Pálsson Vídalín
2.23
Letter from Markús Bergsson
2.24
Letter from Margrét Nikulásdóttir
2.25
Letter from Oddur Sigurðsson
2.26
Letter from Olafur Stephánsson
2.27
Letters from Ormur Daðason
2.28
Letters to the executors of Árni Magnússon's estate
2.29
Letter from Páll Hákonarson
2.30
Letter from Sigurður Sigurðsson
2.31
Letter from Sigurður Vigfússon
2.32
Letter from Snorri Jónsson
2.33
Letter from Steinn Jónsson
2.34
Letter from Þorsteinn Ketilsson
2.35
Letter from Þuríður Sæmundsdóttir

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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