Welcome to Arken

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Arken - The National Library of Sweden's search service for private archives, manuscripts and selected special collections

Use this catalogue to find information about the private archives, manuscripts and selected special collections that we hold at the National Library of Sweden. The collection's creators range from writers, artists and scientists to associations, organizations and families.


Arken becomes home to more NLS-collections


Since the launch in the spring of 2018, Arken has been a search-service for NLS's manuscripts collections. Starting in the fall of 2019 work will begin with adding other NLS-collections to Arken.
Note that Arkens layout and information on the help pages might change during the project.


New user?


For tips on how to search the catalogue, see our Search Arken-page.
For information about requesting material for viewing at NLS see our help page Request material.
To learn more about the catalogue and what you might expect to find in it visit our FAQ-page.


Can't find what you are looking for?


We are continually working on making more information about our holdings discoverable online, but many of our archival descriptions are not yet available via this catalogue. Please contact us if you cannot find what you are looking for.


GDPR


The National Library of Sweden handles your personal data in accordance with EU:s data protection regulation, GDPR (In Swedish only).
Information about how this catalogue handles personal data. (In Swedish only)



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