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The original register of an Icelandic students' society at Copenhagen, written in 1760-1772

MS. Boreal 68
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request
  1. 60 Rules (Saca-Laug) signed by the original members
  2. Minutes of its meetings, 1761-72
  3. Short interspersed literary pieces, usually signed
On fol. 54v is a note in Danish of the death in 1811 of the first president of the club, Jon Olafsson, by Sculo Theodorus Thorlaksson.

A probably unique MS., the autograph of the author.


  • written in 1760-1772


57 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 68

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 20709

A catalogue by Magnusen, dated 1828, is in the Library, and was printed in 1832 with the title 'Catalogus...codicum cliii manuscriptorum Borealium præcipuæ Islandicæ originis, ...autcore... Finno Magnæo, Islando'.

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/2 × 4 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom