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Kristian Kålund's Notes on Manuscripts in Foreign Libraries; France, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Sweden, Norway and England, 1885-1919

Name
Kålund, Kristian Peter Erasmus 
Birth
19 August 1844 
Death
04 July 1919 
Occupation
Librarian, scholar 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Katarzyna Anna Kapitan 
Occupation
Researcher 
Roles
Scholar; Cataloguer 
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Name
Paris 
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Name
Berlin 
Country
Germany 
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Name
Prague 
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Name
Wienna 
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Name
Munich 
Country
Germany 
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Name
Frankfurt am Main 
Country
Germany 
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Name
Wolfenbüttel 
Country
Germany 
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Name
Kiel 
Country
Germany 
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Name
Petersens, Carl af 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar 
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Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
336 leaves in total.
Foliation
The written leaves were foliated in pencil 1-221.
Collation
The collection was arranged by country (most likely by Kristian Kålund himself):
  • Part I (Nr 1) France.
  • Part II (Nr 2) Germany and Austria-Hungary.
  • Part III (Nr 3a) Germany.
  • Part IV (Nr 3b) Germany.
  • Part V (Nr 4a) Sweden and Norway.
  • Part VI (Nr 4b) Sweden.
  • Part VII (no signature) Sweden.
  • Part VIII (Nr 5) England.
Parts IV-VII are held together with a cord.
Script

Written by Kristian Kålund.

History

Origin
Written in France, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Sweden, Norway and England. The collection was written in gradually accumulated from ca. 1885-1919. I.e. the earliest date attested in Part II until Kristian Kålund's death in 1919.
Acquisition
From Kålund's estate.

Additional

Record History
Catalogued on 8 February 2019 by Katarzyna Anna Kapitan.
Surrogates
  • Microfilm Neg. 847 from April 1990.
  • Microfilm Pos. 767 from April 1990.
  • Backup film TS 1055 from 08 March 2006, a copy of Neg. 847.

Contents

Part I ~ Acc. 36 I
1(1r-13r)
Notes
Language of Text

Danish

Keywords

Physical Description

No. of leaves
18. 176 mm x 113 mm
Foliation
The first four leaves are glued together but they are foliated in pencil 1-4. The following five leaves are blank and are not foliated. It is unknown when the first four leaves were glued together, but since the text is crossed over it is possible that Kristian Kålund himself glued them together.
Script

Written by Kristian Kålund.

Binding

In the top left corner of the cover the signature “Nr 1” (in black ink) and “Paris”(in blue crayon) are found.

In the middle of the cover the title of the volume “Biblioteker | og | håndskriftsamlinger | i | Paris.” is written in black ink and underlined in red crayon.

History

No history available.

Part II ~ Acc. 36 II
2(14r-35r)
Notes
Rubric

“Tyskland=Østerrig”

Note

Notes made in 1885 concerning various libraries including Berlin, Prague, Wienna, Munich, Frankfurt am Main, and Wolfenbüttel.

Includes copies of text samples from various manuscripts in German repositories made with carbon paper.

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords

Physical Description

No. of leaves
61. (1 + 9 + 43 + 7 + 1). 229 mm x 180 mm
Foliation
Only the written leaves are foliated in pencil. The outermost leaves are made of cardboard and serve as the cover of the notebook. The front cover is foliated as 14, while the back cover is blank and therefore not foliated.
Script

Written by Kristian Kålund.

Binding

In the top left corner of the cover the signature “Nr 2” is written in black ink.

In the top right corner the stamp “Kr. Kålund” is found.

In the middle of the cover the title of the volume “Tysklan=Ørserig” is written in black ink.

History

Origin
The date 1885 appears in various places in the manuscript.
Part III ~ Acc. 36 III
(37r-49v)
Notes
Note

Descriptions made in 1902 and 1904 of manuscripts in German collections, for example in Berlin, Kiel and Lübeck.

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
20. 167-223 mm x 52-180 mm.
Foliation
Only written leaves are foliated.
Script

Written by Kristian Kålund.

Binding

In the top left corner of the cover the signature “Nr 3 a” is written in black ink.

In the middle of the cover the title “Håndskriftbeskrivel[se]” is written in blue crayon. Below “Tyskland” is written in grey pencil.

History

Origin
The date Juli 1904 is attested in various places throughout the manuscript.
Part IV ~ Acc. 36 IV
(50r-57r)
Notes on Codex Erfordensis
Note

The notes were used in Kristian Kålund's publication Codex Erfordensis af de Lundske annaler, p. 303-309.

Language of Text

Danish

Keywords

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
26 (1 + 24 + 1). 220 mm x 180 mm.
Foliation
Only the written leaves are foliated in pencil. The outermost leaves are made of a different paper and serve as the cover of the notebook. The front cover is foliated as 50, while the back cover is blank and therefore not foliated.
Binding

In the top left corner of the cover the signature “Nr. 3b” is written in black ink.

In the middle of the cover the title of the volume “Codex Erfordensis 23, 9vo (Annales Lundenses)” is written in black ink. Above the title “Kiel” is written in pencil, and below the title “Cf. Arkiv f. nord. filol.| XXV. 303 ff.” is written in pencil.

History

No history available.

Part V ~ Acc. 36 V
(58r-105r)
Notes
Note

Notes on manuscripts held in Swedish and Norwegian repositories. Among these, a letter to Kristian Kålund from Carl af Petersens and copies of text samples from various manuscripts made with carbon paper, are found.

Keywords

Physical Description

Support
Various types of paper.
No. of leaves
53 leaves in various sizes: 28-229 mm x 80-183 mm.
Foliation
Only the written leaves are foliated in pencil. The outermost leaves are made of a different, thicker paper and serve as the cover of the notebook. The front cover is foliated as 58, while the back cover is blank and therefore not foliated.
Binding

In the top left corner of the cover the signature “I” is written; and in the lower part of the cover the signature “Nr 4a” is found.

In the middle of the cover the title of the volume “Sverig-Norge” is written. Both signatures and the title are written in black ink.

History

No history available.

Part VI ~ Acc. 36 IV b
(106r-178r)
Notes
Note

A detailed description of Holm. Perg. 22 4to

Keywords

Physical Description

No. of leaves
74 + 38 leaves (two notebooks). 111-178 mm x 67-112 mm.
Foliation
Only the written leaves are foliated in pencil.
Script

Written by Kristian Kålund.

Binding

In the top left corner of the cover the stamp “J. L. Wisbech Skindberg 31, Bog & Papir handel” is found. In the middle of the cover the title of the volume “Stockh. isl. perg. 22, 4to.” is written, and in the lower part of the cover the signature “Nr 4b” is written. Both the title and the signature are written in black ink.

History

No history available.

Part VII ~ Acc. 36 VI
(179r-189v)
Notes
Note

A detailed description of DG: 34-36.

Keywords

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
12. 232 mm x 181 mm.
Foliation
Only written leaves are foliated in pencil.
Script

Written by Kristian Kålund.

Binding

This part does not have any cover or signatures.

History

No history available.

Part VIII ~ Acc. 36 VI
(190r-221v)
Notes
Note

Notes on manuscripts in the Advocates Library and the British Museum (now the manuscript collection is transferred to the British Library).

Keywords

Physical Description

Support
Paper.
No. of leaves
34. 228 mm x 183 mm.
Foliation
Only the written leaves are foliated in pencil.
Script

Written by Kristian Kålund.

Binding

In the top left corner of the cover the signature “Nr 5” is written in black ink. In the middle of the cover the tile “Håndskriftoptegnelser fra | Advocates library & British Museum.” is written.

History

No history available.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Kristian Kålund“Codex Erfordensis af de Lundske annaler og de deri forekommende runetegn.”, Arkiv för nordisk filologied. 1909; 25: p. 303-309
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