Expatriate Finn materials in the National Collection
Collection materials in format
In addition to materials published in Finland, the National Collection contains literature published abroad in Finnish or by Finns.
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In addition to materials published in Finland, the National Collection contains literature published abroad in Finnish or by Finns. This 'expatriate' material in the collection spans from the 1800s to today.
The largest sub-collections are the Finnish American collection and Soviet Karelia collection. The National Collection also includes a significant number of expatriate newspapers. In addition, Finland-themed issues of international periodicals have been collected in the National Collection.
Temporal coverage of the collectionmodern age (turn of the 18th and 19th century to the 20th century) modern times (1900-)
Main collectionNational Collection
Parent collectionNational Collection
SubcollectionsFinnish American Collection Soviet Karelia Collection Namibia Collection Expatriate newspapers and periodicals
Restrictions of useOnly for Special Collections Reading Room Only for reading rooms Kept in closed stack collection, use requires ordering the publication Digitised on legal deposit terminals as e-material for remote access As a microfilm on reading stations
Collected somewhat with acquisitions Additionally supplemented by private donations.