Author: Johan Sjöberg

  • Gustav III’s writings, digitally published in their entirety

    Johan Sjöberg, Ph.D., Archivist at Uppsala University Library, Project Archivist Gustav III’s private archive – the so-called Gustavian Collection – consists partly of Gustav’s own writings, partly of letters and other documents […]

  • The Gustavian collection as a tourist attraction, 1792‒1842

    For fifty years, Gustav III’s archives – the Gustavian Collection – were kept at Uppsala University Library in two locked chests, one huge, the other more like a suitcase. When the collection was opened on the 50th anniversary of Gustav’s death, the German newspaper Allgemeine Zeitung noted that the locked chests had attracted the attention of all…