National Archives of Norway

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National Archives of Norway.

The National Archives of Norway (Riksarkivet) is the institution responsible for preserving archive material from Norwegian state institutions, as well as contributing to the preservation of private archives. It does this work in cooperation with the regional state archives, together with which it forms the National Archival Services of Norway (Arkivverket).[1][2][3]

The National Archives was founded in 1817.[4] Henrik Wergeland was appointed as the first national archivist in 1841.[5] [6] [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Riksarkivet". Norsk senter for forskningsdata. Retrieved November 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Riksarkivet". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved November 1, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Arkivverket". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved November 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Historikk" (in Norwegian). The National Archives of Norway. Retrieved 4 February 2011. 
  5. ^ Glenny Alfsen. "Henrik Wergeland". Norsk kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved November 1, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Archivaren, Gud bevar'en!" (in Norwegian). The National Archives of Norway. Archived from the original on 17 June 2011. Retrieved 4 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "About Us". The National Archives of Norway. Retrieved 4 February 2011. 

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Coordinates: 59°58′0.62″N 10°44′10.4″E / 59.9668389°N 10.736222°E / 59.9668389; 10.736222