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The Östergren Book Collection

The special collections contain about 25,000 titles which belonged to professor Olof Östergren (1874-1963), Uppsala. The collection has its emphasis on language studies, but also includes much in other subject areas, in Swedish as well as foreign titles. The collection has items representing all centuries, from the beginnings of book printing in the 15th century up until 1956.

Search and request material from the collection

The Östergren card catalogue is digitised and you find it here:

Search the Östergren Book Collection

The books in the Östergren Book Collection are for in-library use only.

Request material from the collection

  • To request an item from the Östergren Book Collection please click the button Request on the search page. This is the button marked with a shopping cart.
  • Fill in name, email address and library card number/Umu-id.
  • If your catalogue card includes information of several different titles or editions, please specify part/edition in the message field.
  • If your request includes volumes, issues, booklets etc. of a multipart monograph or a serial publication, please specify which parts in the message field. 
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