The printed volumes of Manuscripta Castreniana are divided into three sections (Linguistica, Realia, and Personalia). The Realia section will contain Castrén’s notes on ethnography, folklore, mythology, archaeology, history, and geography.

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Archaeologica et historica; Universitaria
Castrén’s aim was to find the original homeland of the Finns. He approached this question with the aid of linguistics, folklore, archaeology, and history. Castrén was appointed Docent of Finnish and Ancient Nordic Languages and Tribes at the Imperial…

Collectiones museorum
M.A. Castrén considered ethnology as a historical science and an instrument for describing the early periods of Finnish history. On his expeditions, he carried out ethnographic observations and took notes of the dwellings, costumes, way of life, and…
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