The Arctic multimedia collection atthe Norwegian National Library –possible content for the EMA portal? Electronic Memory of the Arctic – cultural communications of the circumpolar world Saint Petersburg, 12. – 13. Desember 2012 Anne Melgård, Research Librarian / National Library of Norway
Fridtjof Nansen’s archive -a collection of materiale indifferent disiplines • Arctic exploration • Science • Humanitarian work • Private papers • Art expression
Nansen in his study at his home«Polar Heights» outside OsloPhoto: A.B. Wilse
«For days – I might almost say weeks – we toiled a desert of flatsnow». On the icecap of the interior of Greenland 1888Photo: F. Nansen (nb-bldsa_3b057)
Drawings by Fridtjof Nansen in his diary from The GreenlandExpedition 1888 (NB Ms.8° 2224).
Watercolour by Fridtjof Nansen: «Evening off the northern coastof Siberia. 12th September 1893». From The Fram Expedition1893-96.
First edition of some expedition books by Nansen and Amundsen
Nansen on board the steamer «Correct» in Kara Sea 16th August 1913.Photo: Jonas Lied? (nb-bldsa_3f134).
Papers from Nansen’s archiveregarding his journey toSiberien 1913(NB Ms.fol. 1924:6:A:2)
«A Samoyede Boat under way» 12th August 1913, p. 26.Photo: F. Nansen? (nb-bldsa_3f140)
Nansen: «Through Siberia – The Land of the Future», 1914and some pages from Nansens manuscript (NB M.fol. 2263).