Cultural heritage at the oldest scientific library in Norway

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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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Gunnerus.com passes 20 000

Gunnerus.com passes 20 000

Last year, Gunnerus.com was launched, a search and viewing service for our digitised special collections material. Gunnerus.com allows you to zoom in on photographs and documents and download files for further use. This coming weekend the total number of visits will pass 20 000. Our visitors have performed 169 053 searches and spent an average […]

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