The Minister Carl Enckell Map Collection
Collection materials in format
The collecting process of the map collection of Minister Carl Enckell (1876–1959) began as the Åland crisis was discussed in the League of Nations between 19
The collecting process of the map collection of Minister Carl Enckell (1876–1959) began as the Åland crisis was discussed in the League of Nations between 1920 and 1921. At the time, the Minister acted as the President of the Finnish Council.
The collection contains maps that describe the development of Finland's map image since the 15th century to the 19th century. The maps also represent the Nordic Countries, northern polar regions, the Baltic Countries and Russia.
The collection has around 600 printed map sheets, which were originally published in atlases.
Temporal coverage of the collectionbeginning of the modern age modern age (turn of the 18th and 19th century to the 20th century)
Spatial coverage of the collectionEurope Nordic countries Finland Russia
Main collectionSpecial Collections
Parent collectionPrivate libraries stored as separate entities
Restrictions of useOnly for Special Collections Reading Room
More information about cataloguing
The collection has been only partly catalogued into the National Library Search.
Card index of the collection maps handwritten by Carl Enckell (available on request).
Parallel collectionsMap Collection of the Slavonic Library
Käsikirjoitukset, Carl Enckell (luettelo nr. 362).
Private collection of Minister Carl Enckell