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Nordkalott Collection

Published: 20 June 2013

All of the Library's literature on the Arctic regions of Fenno-Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula is placed in the "Nordkalott" Collection. At present this collection contains about 8,000 volumes, covering all aspects of this subject area, and is a collection that continues to grow.

New additions to the "Nordkalott" Collection primarily consist of literature on Norrbotten County and on the Arctic regions of Fenno-Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula in general. In addition the Library acquires literature on Northern Finland and Northern Norway and the whole Barents Sea region.

Among the old books of travels included in the collection are the following works:

·         Acerbi, Giuseppe: Travels through Sweden, Finland and Lapland to the North Cape. London 1802.

·         Outhier, Reginaud: Journal d'un voyage au Nord en 1736 & 1737. Amsterdam 1746

·         Brooke, Arthur de Capell: A winter in Lapland and Sweden. London 1827

·         Skjöldebrand, Anders: Voyage pittoresque au Cap Nord. Stockholm 1801

·         La Motraye, Aubrey de: Voyages du... en Europe, Asie & Afrique. 1727