Iceland in Ithaca

12/03/14

President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson visited Cornell in late November. Among other stops on campus, he came to the library to tour Cornell’s renowned Fiske Icelandic Collection.

The library’s Icelandic legacy is growing in myriad ways. Curator and librarian Patrick J. Stevens, who was knighted by the president during his visit, continues to build the library’s Icelandic collection and serves as managing editor for the “Icelandica” series, which publishes works on medieval Norse and modern Icelandic culture and literature.

 

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