Einstein Papers Project: The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA The Einstein Papers Project is engaged in one of the most ambitious scholarly publishing ventures undertaken in the history of science. The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein provides the first complete picture of Einstein’s massive written legacy. In addition to Einstein’s prolific scientific writings, the Collected Papers also contains his massive body of […]

GEI-Digital: The Digital Textbook Library

Georg-Eckert-Institut – Leibniz-Institut für Internationale Schulbuchforschung, Braunschweig GEI-Digital visualized provides interactive access to the collection of historic textbooks from Germany. It visualizes temporal and spatial dimensions of the collection which supply insights into developments on the historic textbook market and its actors in Germany. More than 4000 German textbooks are available, including reading primers, geography […]

Scripta Paedagogica Online

Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung, Berlin Scripta Paedagogica Online is a digital text archive on the history of education in German-speaking countries. It contains, among other things, the results of several DFG-funded projects for the digitization of educational journals, reference works, and religious / pedagogical journals, as well as further educational writings from the holdings of […]

Pictura Paedagogica Online

Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung, Berlin Pictura Paedagogica Online, the image archive on the history of education, has been collecting images from various collections and making them available online since January 2000. The image archive comprises more than 70,000 images, including a large inventory of book illustrations and postcards, but also smaller collections of photographs and […]

German History Maps, 1870-1945

Helmut Walser Smith, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN A collection of maps – some interactive, some are archival, others are fashioned by the author using ArcGIS. This collection is one of three. German History Maps 1870-1945 website

Server for digital historical maps

Leibniz Institut für Europäische Geschichte, Mainz Maps on German history cover a period from the 14th century to the 2000s, including economic topics, streets or the German regional / federal territories. Animated maps show the development of railroads and shipping or the shifting borders of Prussia in the 19th and 20th century. Server for digital […]

German Heritage in Letters

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German Heritage in Letters is a project to find, collect, and share online a digital collection of German-language correspondence shedding light on the history of migration that is currently held in private hands or by archival institutions. German Heritage in Letters website

German History Intersections (launch Fall 2020)

German Historical Institute, Washington, DC German History Intersections is a new source-based digital project that examines three broad themes – migration, knowledge and education, and “Germanness” – from 1500 to the present. The project aims to move beyond traditional period-driven history, situate Germans and Germany within larger transnational contexts, and use digital media to bring […]

The Digital Picture Archives of the German Federal Archives

Bundesarchiv The Federal Archives keeps approx. 12 million still pictures, aerial photographs and posters from modern German history, covering especially Weimar Republic and Nazi Reich as well as GDR and Federal Republic of Germany in a searchable database. The Digital Picture Archives of the German Federal Archives website