Patursson Faroe Islands Correspondence

Scope and Content

Sverre Patursson's correspondence relating to farming communities of the Faroe Islands, also some postcards, 1946-1952.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sverre Patursson (1871-1960), writer, journalist and environmentalist from Kirkjubur, Faroe Islands; younger brother of writer Jannes Patursson and actress and writer Helena Patursson.

Access Information


The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Acquisition Information

Purchased in 1978 (via J Townsend).

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