Series 1 - Biographical and personal records

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Reference code

UTA 1047-1-1

Title

Biographical and personal records

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  • 1941-1990 (Creation)

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0.98 m of textual and graphic records and publications

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Name of creator

(1921-1990)

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The series consists of biographical and personal records of Professor Bay. The material reflects his personal life, and includes press clippings, articles, and a thesis about him; personal documents such as educational records; documents of identification; personal papers related to life events (baptism, marriage, home ownership, inheritance, death certificates); calendars and a condolence scrapbook.

The arrangement of the material begins with biographical information (press clippings, biographies, curriculum vitae, referees, work about Bay), then personal papers, followed by what he termed “his personal collection”, consisting of items primarily in Norwegian relating to his family and Norway generally. The most intriguing portion of this “collection” is the folders of “illegal papers” [/002(28) – (30)] that Professor Bay buried when he hurriedly left Norway early in World War II and which he dug up sometime after he returned. There are also books about Norwegian resistance, and two books by his uncle.

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B2014-0010/001-/003, /038(05), /039(01)-(02), /059-/060

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