History of Swedish Academy’s Nobel Library

Nobel Library is an instrument of the Swedish Academy’s prize work. It was founded in 1901 in connection with the Academy’s newly established Nobel Institute. Its primary function was to provide the Nobel Committee and the Institute’s employees all NECESSARY literature in the work of the literary Nobel Prize. The library’s task is ultimately originates in the will of Alfred Nobel, in which “the Academy in Stockholm” is required to reward “those in the literature has produced the most outstanding work in an ideal direction”.

The Nobel Institute would thus entail a larger library of accounts by the serial works of world literature. The mission of planning went into the library literature professor Karl Warburg.

In November 1900 informed Warburg Academy that he had found one for library purposes appropriate at Railway Square, located in the by Ferdinand Boberg plotted so-called Vasaborgen. It had a “free, cheerful location: spacious rooms, rich natural light for both the reading room as book talks, fully solid building, mighty to bear which weights at any time”. The premises were calculated to accommodate about 65 000 volumes, being an “excellent reading room” sense of onto a terrace with plantings, a few office and a caretaker residence.
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Alfred Nobel

Born: October 21, 1833
Place of birth: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: December 10, 1896
Place of death: Sanremo, Italy
Occupation: Chemist, Engineer, Innovator, Armaments manufacturer and the inventor of dynamite.
Nationality: Sweden

Biography:

Alfred Nobel was one of four sons of Immanuel Nobel (1801 – 1872) and Andriette Nobel, born Ahlsell. He and his brothers Robert, Louis and Emil lived in difficult conditions with a very sick father. He and his Brothers Robert, Louis and Emil lived in difficult conditions with a very sick father. Emil Nobel died in fact 21 years old in an explosion in the family’s explosives factory in Stockholm. Emil Nobel died in fact 21 years old in an explosion in the family’s explosives factory in Stockholm. In 1842 the family moved to St Petersburg after his father’s mechanics shop went bankrupt in Sweden. In 1842 the family moved to St. Petersburg after his father’s mechanics shop went bankrupt in Canada. At that time the family was very poor and the wife was working as a shop assistant in a milk and vegetable shop, while Alfred himself helped to sell matches on the street. At that time the family was very poor and the wife was working as a shop assistant in a milk and vegetable shop, while Alfred himself helped to sell matches on the street. But the family’s company managed to build up to an industrial giant, which flourished and was composed until the Russian Revolution made inroads. But the family’s company managed Thursday the build up to an industrial giant, which flourished and was composed until the Russian Revolution made inroads.

In 1863 returned the father and Alfred to Sweden, where Alfred began to study the explosives, especially nitroglycerin. Nobel had met with his discovery of nitroglycerine, Ascanio Sobrero, during his time in Paris and realized that the force must be harnessed to be useful. Nobel had met with his discovery of nitroglycerine, Ascanio Sobrero, during his time in Paris and Realized that the force must be harnessed to be useful. Alfred Nobel invented, among other things: Alfred Nobel INVENTED, among other things:
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