Cultural heritage at the oldest scientific library in Norway

Evelyn Irene Thor

University librarian at NTNU Universitetsbiblioteket. Cand.scient (1995) in botany at NTNU.

From concrete  wharves to Condeep – the Research File from the Norwegian Committee on Concrete in Seawater (NUFBIS ) on the Norwegian Document Heritage

From concrete wharves to Condeep – the Research File from the Norwegian Committee on Concrete in Seawater (NUFBIS ) on the Norwegian Document Heritage

The NUFBIS Research File at the NTNU University Library, Trondheim, Norway, was in 2014 included in the “Norwegian Document Heritage“, which is the Norwegian part of UNESCOs “Memory of the World”. The ground for this inclusion was: “The results from the extensive field investigations of marine concrete structures along the Norwegian coastline were crucial for […]

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The rose window at the Nidaros Cathedral – a womans project

The rose window at the Nidaros Cathedral – a womans project

After 1814, the Nidaros Cathedral were seen as a national icon and its position was strengthened by the fact that the Constitution of 1814 also designated Nidaros Cathedral as a coronation church. The Nidaros Cathedral has been subject to continuous restoration projects since the restoration of the first phase began in 1869-1877. An interior committee […]

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15 year and working on board a sailing ship to New York in 1881

15 year and working on board a sailing ship to New York in 1881

After Norwegian shipping was heavily affected by reduced trade during the napoleon wars of the first part of the 19th century, the industry again grew strongly from the 1820s to the 1880s. Norway became a leading maritime nation, and this became a source of national pride. Shipping was important for young Norwegian boys who needed […]

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Coralline algae, online now

Coralline algae, online now

By on 23. March 2017 in Private archives, UBedu with 2 Comments

The collection of botanical letters that Mikael Heggelund Foslie received on coralline algae during 1884 to 1909 is now available online on Gunnerus.no. This is a collection of nearly 2000 letters. Mikael Heggelund Foslie was one of the most important international researchers on the systematics of non-geniculate coralline red algae at the turn of the […]

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Nidarø Through 158 Years of History

Nidarø Through 158 Years of History

By on 8. September 2016 in Pictures, UBedu with 0 Comments

Nidarø is a peninsula. Nidarø has a diverse history to look back on. This presentation of pictures starts in 1858 and displays an image when it was farming on Nidarø and ends in 1987. The farming was eventually closed down and followed by sawmill, sports facilities and parks. Two bridges, one to Ila and one […]

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