SUB Göttingen
Reading Room for Manuscripts and Rare Prints (Historical Building)
Papendiek 14
37073 Göttingen

Opening hours/access:
Mon.-Fri., 10-19 h

Contact person/contact:
Dr Christian Fieseler
Phone: +49 (0551) 39-25280

Further information

The "Paul Arnold Grun seal collection" consists of four well-organised cassettes in good conservation condition, each containing 15 to 17 shelves with recessed storage compartments for up to 30 seals. In addition to Grun's own collection, they also contain seals from members of the Göttingen Society for Genealogical Research. The seals are labelled and arranged alphabetically.

History of the collection:
The seal collection came to the SUB Göttingen as a gift from the collector in the 1950s.

Total number of objects:
1498 seals

Partial collections/clusters:
Storage: 4 boxes with 16 shelves each containing up to 30 seals

Cataloguing status:
Catalogued in the Göttingen collection database

Status of digitisation:

Using the digitised seals, the project was realised in 2020/21 as part of the Coding da Vinci Lower Saxony cultural hackathon, was awarded the prize for "Best Design" and received a grant for further development. Further Information

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