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Papers of Gúdbrandr Vígfússon


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Papers of Gúdbrandr Vígfússon, consisting of:
  1. Collections for an Icelandic-English dictionary, 1840-54
  2. Transcripts of Icelandic manuscripts
  3. Letters to Vígfússon, 1865-89
  4. Letters to Vígfússon from German scholars, 1850-89
  5. Letters to Vígfússon from Icelandic scholars, 1850-89
  6. Letters to Vígfússon from Danish and Swedish scholars, 1854-89
  7. Personal papers of Vígfússon, 1847-89


  • 1840-89


13 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic
  • English
  • German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Icelandic c. 3].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Icelandic c. 3-9, d. 1-2; Eng. misc. c. 112, d. 131; German d. 2; Scandinavian d. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13446

Biographical / Historical

Gúdbrandr Vígfússon (1828-89) was an Icelandic scholar and author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1924.
Papers of Gúdbrandr Vígfússon
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom