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MS Nor 3

Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne, 1832-1910. Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson letters to various correspondents, 1869-1907: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Nor 3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne, 1832-1910.
Title: Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson letters to various correspondents,
Date(s): 1869-1907.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Norwegian, English,German and French.
Abstract: Letters from Norwegian writer Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson to British publisher William Heinemann and others.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-10. Purchased with the Keller fund bequeathed in memory of Jasper Newton Keller, Betty Scott Henshaw Keller, Marian Mandell Keller, Ralph Henshaw Keller, and Carl Tilden Keller; received: 1968 July 10.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Letters to Various Correspondents, 1869-1907 (MS Nor 3). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Bjørnson was a Norwegian writer, journalist, and political leader. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1903.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Scope and Contents

Primarily from Bjørnson to his British editor, Heinemann, concerning Bjørnson's works, financial issues, contractual fees, and articles that Bjørnson wished to publish in Britain. Includes an advertisement of Heinemann's list, clipped from the Publisher's Circular, which includes Bjørnson's works. Also includes some letters to unidentified correspondents regarding personal matters. Includes a signed photograph, addressed to Max Bamberger.

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