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.

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…

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,…