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First posted February 15th 2010, last revised on December 8th 2013






NARRATIVE . References : Online Secondary Sources . Online Primary Sources . Bibliographic and Print Sources

see also History of Norway


History
Seen and named Spitsbergen by W. Barents in 1596. Mining began in 1906 at Longyearbyen; most of the miners were Russians. In 1925, Norway claimed sovereignty and renamed the island group Svalbard.






Narrative . References : ONLINE SECONDARY SOURCES . Online Primary Sources . Bibliographic and Print Sources

Country Profiles . Links . Organizations . Accounts of History . Politics . Military History . Economic History . Social History . Ethnography
History of Religion . Regional History . Local History . Institutions . Culture . Biography . Environmental History . Others
Country Profiles modern Article : Svalbard, from Wikipedia
historical
Links General Caregory : Svalbard, from Wikipedia
on History Category : History of Svalbard, from Wikipedia
Organizations
Historical Dictionaries Salmonsens Konversations Leksikon 2nd edition 1915-1930
Timelines
Accounts of History General, Modern Article : History of Svalbard, from Wikipedia
Article : Svalbards Historie, from Wikipedia Norwegian (Bokmal) edition
Historical Background, from Governor of Svalbard
History of Spitsbergen, from spitzbergen.de
General, Historical
Specific Periods
Historiography
Politics
Politics Article : Politics of Svalbard, from Wikipedia
Military
Economy & Finances Article : Svalbard : Economy, from Wikipedia
Social History
Ethnography
Religion
Local History Barentsburg, Russian Settlement on Svalbard
Institutions Rob Dickinson, The Railways of Spitsbergen, from The International Steam Page
Culture
Biographies
Environmental History
Others Arne J. Bay, Early Postal History of Spidsbergen (Svalbard), from SCC Online

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED PRIMARY SOURCES
Historical Data . Statistical Data . Documents Newspapers . Yearbooks . Image Databanks . Archival Deposits . Laws . Historiography
Document Collections . Historical Maps . Historical Encyclopedia Articles . Travelogues . Institutions . National Symbols
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen World Statesmen : Svalbard, by Ben Cahoon
Statistical Data Population Figures
Documents Historical Newspapers
Online Yearbooks International,
Svalbard Entries
Newsreels British Pathe
Wochenschau-Archiv (in German)
Archief Beeld en Geluid : Polygoon (in Dutch)
Image Databanks
Archival Deposits
Laws
Historiography
Document Collections
Individual Documents
Historical Maps
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
Article : Spitsbergen, from EB 1911, posted by Classic Encyclopedia
Article : Spitzbergen, from Meyers Konversationslexikon, 4th edition 1885-1892, in German, posted by Retro Bibliothek
Entry : Spitzbergen, pp.1-15 in : T.G. Smoillett, The Present State of the World, vol.1 1768, posted on Google Books
Travelogues
Parliamentary Debates Hansard (British Parliament)
Institutions Archives
Musea Spitsbergen Airship Museum
Svalbard Museum
Monuments
Libraries
State Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag of Svalbard and Jan Mayen, from FOTW
Coins, Banknotes
Stamps
Others

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PRINT SOURCES
Bibliographies . Online Libraries . Thesis Servers . Online Journals . General Accounts . Specific Topics . Historical Dictionaries . Statistical Data . Yearbooks
Bibliographies
Online Libraries general Internet Archives
Gutenberg Library Online
e-corpus
on S. Project Runeberg
Thesis Server Registry of Open Access Repositories, Norway
Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Online Journals Directory of Open Access Journals
Spitsbergen Airship Museum Newsletters 2007-
General Accounts
Specific Topics
Historical Dictionary