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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2016     Views: 92

I would like to see manuscripts or letters from the Manuscript Collection

Manuscripts are preferably ordered through the library's catalog REX:

  • 1) Please register as a user here and log in. Researchers not affiliated with the University of Copenhagen must normally register as private users.
  • 2) Search for the material you wish to see in REX by title of the manuscript and/or author, or shelf mark/work ID (e.g. 'NKS 3421 kvart', 'Thott 958 oktav', or 'Acc. 1990/24'). You can limit your search to manuscripts in the drop down menu.
  • 3) Click 'Order' in the REX catalogue record. This leads to a pre-completed form.
  • 4) Please indicate (under ‘Notes’) which specific parts of the archive you wish to see (e.g. boxes 10-12, letters from XX to XX) if you only need a portion of the material in the archive or the archive is large.
  • 5) Indicate the first day you wish to consult the material.
  • 6) You will receive an e-mail, once the material is ready for use.

If it is not possible to order through REX, or you have any questions, please send an e-mail to

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