In the Uranienborg study is a French desk calendar on which some of Roald Amundsen’s last notes are written. It has been there on his desk since he left home for the final time on 16 June 1928. Only thirteen pages bear his notes, with the last made on 11 June, but there is also a note written on the back of the page for 9 July, apparently by Roald’s nephew, Gustav “Goggen” Amundsen.
Foto: Follo museum, MiA
The fjord ice breaks up at 2 pm
White wagtail today
Has been seen in the “village” Easter Eve [Easter Saturday] — 7th
Excavation of basement begun B.
Byrd Lovely warm summer day W. sets outs Byrd’s sledges
The first birch comes out
The swallows are building
Hassel died 5.15 pm
Prentice. 12 noon
Jugcord N4. Italias crew needs immediate
assistance. Stop. Can get suitable
plane & best possible pilot & fly
there in very short time. Stop. I need
$ 60,000. Will your friends finance this.