Carl Christian Rafn correspondence, [ca. 1870]
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U.S Boundary Commissioner, antiquarian and bibliographer; John Bartlett was appointed in 1850 to establish the border between Mexico and the United States. He worked in Texas and southern New Mexico until 1852, when he decided to go to San Diego and work from there to the east. He was removed from his position in February 1853. He published his account of his experiences in two volumes, "Personal and Narrative of Explorations and Incidents Connected with the United States and Mexican Boundary Co...
Finnur Magnússon (1781–1847) was an Icelandic archaeologist and scholar. In 1819, he was appointed professor at the University of Copenhagen and in 1842 made the "Keeper of the Archives." An authority on Norse literature and mythology, he is best remembered for his translation of Elder Edda . Magnússon also claimed to have deciphered a Runamo inscription in Sweden, however, this claim was a subject of controversy and was later disproved. From the guide to the Finnur Magnússon Noteboo...
Scholar and author. From the description of Carl Christian Rafn correspondence, [ca. 1870] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203763 Danish philologist and antiquarian. From the description of Papers, 1841, Apr. 16 and Apr. 29, Copenhagen. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35359918 Epithet: of Add MS 36658 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x0003c0 ...
The coins were purchased by Willard Fiske from H. H. I. Lynge of Copenhagen in 1899. From the description of Runic coins, circa 1047-1076. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 489960820 Linguist, bibliophile, chess expert. First university librarian at Cornell University. Assembled impressive collections of Dante, Petrarch, Icelandia, etc. From the description of Willard Fiske letters [manuscript], 1875 and 1879. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...