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Historical archives

Stiklestad private archive

NTNU University Library holds more than 500 private archives in the Gunnerus and Dora library. The archives are free to use and open to everyone visiting our reading rooms, but in some exceptional cases subject to access restrictions. Our collection consists mainly of archives reflecting the history of culture and science. Many of our archives come from members of the academic staff at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and its predecessors, for example the archives of Nobel laureate Lars Onsager, architect Sverre Pedersen, and the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters. The latter two are included in Norway's document heritage.

Search our archives online

Search our archive catalogues by accessing Arkivportalen.no (Archive portal), where more than 70 archive institutions publish their archive catalogues. NTNU University Library's privat archives at Arkivportalen (ordered by archive number).

If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please contact us for further help and guidance.

Contract to submit archives

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The Dora Library

The Archive Center, Maskinistgt. 1
Phone: +47 73 59 00 80 / +47 91 89 78 68
E-mail: dorabib@ub.ntnu.no
E-mail photographs: bilder@ub.ntnu.no
E-mail historical archives: privatarkiv@ub.ntnu.no

Postal address: Sp. Andersensv. 11, 7491 Trondheim

Opening hours

Wednesday and Thursday: 09.00-15.00

Other days: visit by appointment


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Special collections, Gunnerusbiblioteket

Kalvskinnsgt. 1B
Phone:  +47 918 97 859
E-mail: spesialsamlingene@ub.ntnu.no

Postal address: POSTBOKS 8900, 7491 Trondheim

Opening hours - the reading room for the Special Collections

Monday–Friday: 09:00–15:00 (with appointment) 

Closed due to internal seminar: 18 and 19 October.


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