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COLLECTION Identifier: HOLLIS6682123

Materials relating to the Norway-Sweden maritime boundary arbitration


A collection of materials relating to the Norway-Sweden boundary arbitration of 1908-1909


  • 1908-1909

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Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.


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A collection of notebooks, letters, notes, drafts, telegrams, photographs, and other materials relating to the Norway-Sweden boundary arbitration of 1908-1909. Includes notebooks, notes and draft letters by J.A. Loeff, president of the international tribunal, and letters to Loeff from members of the tribunal, and others involved in the negotiations. Most items are in French.

Historical/Biographical Information

The international tribunal for the Norway-Sweden Boundary Arbitration international met during 1908-1909 to resolve a dispute regarding the North Sea boundary between Norway and Sweden. Members of the tribunal were: J.A. Loeff, president, F.V.N. Beichmann, arbitrator for Norway, K.H.L. Hammarskjöld, arbitrator for Sweden.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, September 15, 1923.

Processing Information

Processed by Mary Person, June 2001.

Materials relating to the Norway-Sweden maritime boundary arbitration, 1908-1909: Finding Aid.
Harvard Law School Library, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Law School Library, Historical & Special Collections Repository

Harvard Law School Library's Historical & Special Collections (HSC) collects, preserves, and makes available research materials for the study of the law and legal history. HSC holds over 8,000 linear feet of manuscripts, over 100,000 rare books, and more than 70,000 visual images.

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