External Dag Hammarskjöld Institutions and Resources

The life and career of Dag Hammarskjöld is preserved in museums, collections, libraries and even in hiking trails. Scroll down to learn more.

Dag Hammarskjöld's Backåkra

Backåkra was Dag Hammarskjöld's beloved home in southern Sweden. Today it is a museum about his life.

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The Dag Hammarskjöld collection

The Dag Hammarskjöld Collection is preserved by the National Library of Sweden. It consists mainly of documents, dossiers concerning the UN activities, manuscripts and letters.

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United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library

The Dag Hammarskjöld Library is located at UN Headquarters in New York. It primarily serves delegates of Permanent Missions and UN Secretariat staff.

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Uppsala University's Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library

The Dag Hammarskjöld and the Law Library is a depository library of the United Nations, holding Scandinavia's most complete collection of UN documents in print covering the period 1946-1992.

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DagDok is a guide to the UN documentation by the Dag Hammarskjöld and Law library, Uppsala University. Its purpose is to help you find UN reports and documents as well as background information about the UN organisation as well as areas of UN activity.

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The Dag Hammarskjöld Hiking Trail

The Dag Hammarskjöld hiking trail is a modern pilgrimage trail in the heart of the Swedish mountains. It starts in Abisko and follows the King's Trail, before reaching Nikkaluokta after just over nine kilometres.

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