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The Barnim District Archive sees itself as a historical information center for the Brandenburg district of Barnim, which is located northeast of Berlin. As one of the public archives of the state of Brandenburg, it holds 1.4 km of historical official and unofficial documents worthy of archiving.
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In the "In Focus" section, we present special highlights from archives that are represented in the Archivportal-D. These selected archival materials provide an insight into the holdings and offer research...
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"Looking through patent drawings is just like time travel," is a quotation from the American patent lawyer Kevin Price in an article in Der Spiegel. Price, whose fascination for patent drawings led him to author a cultural history of patent drawings ("The Art of the Patent", 2011), states at the same time that there is a "decline of this art form". He describes how inventors used to create graphically rich patent designs, while those of today are rather "callous, dry".
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The LWL Archive Office for Westphalia houses the archive of the Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe (LWL) and the Westphalian Literature Archive. In addition, the Archives Office is responsible for active archival advice for public, non-governmental archives in Westphalia-Lippe.
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The Archivportal-D celebrates its birthday. On 24 September 2014, it was ceremonially released during the opening event of the 84th German Archive Day in Magdeburg. Since then, the platform has undergone continuous development and today offers a comprehensive range of archive information and digital archive material.
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