The Museum Foundation Post and Telecommunication is unique in Germany with its collections. These document the historic development of the postal and telecommunication service with its diverse characteristics.
The Gleimhaus is one of the oldest German literary museums, established in 1862 in the former residential building of the poet and collector Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim (1719-1803) at the Halberstadt Dome. It houses the inheritance of Gleim with its three "B": pictures, books and letters (in German: Bilder, Bücher und Briefe).
In a series of guest contributions, we will present exciting topics and projects of data and cooperation partners of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek in the future: be it a new way of approaching a specific stock or a historical epoch, be it a new virtual exhibition or a special digitalisation project.
The Schloss- und Spielkartenmuseum Altenburg almost classically embodies the type of association within a larger and regionally anchored museum – a „multidisciplinary institution“. It is a municipal and cultural-historical museum with a dominant feature of handicraft.
In a series of guest contributions, we will present exciting topics and projects of data and cooperation partners of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek in the future: be it a new way of approaching a specific stock or a historical epoch, be it a new virtual exhibition or a special digitalisation project. What is the idea behind this?
Collecting, storing, indexing, presenting and communicating the audiovisual heritage – these have been the tasks of the Deutsche Kinemathek since it was opened in Berlin in 1963. The subject matter is everything which belongs to film and television history, for example, material from Fritz Lang, Werner Herzog or the television documentarist Georg Stefan Troller...
The Pitcairn Islands are one of the last British overseas colonies, lying in the middle of the Pacific, 5,000 kilometres away from New Zealand and 5,400 kilometres away from South America. Despite many efforts to settle more people on the island, there are now only 50 residents, all of them directly descended from mutineers on HMS Bounty.
By far the most popular Christmas tree in German living rooms is the Nordmann-Fir. Soft needles, dark green and beautifully grown, these are the features why the Fir is sold million of times for the festive season. The name also fits well: Nordmann-Fir is associated with deeply snow-covered forests in the North of Europe...
The Lette Association Berlin is a foundation under public law and bears the term “association” merely in its name. At its prominent location at Viktoria-Luise-Platz in Schöneberg the LETTE VEREIN sees itself as an educational/training centre for professions which enable young people to establish a solid basis for their lives.
The idea of a mobile library already arose in the 18th century, when serviceman libraries took an elitist approach and were only available to soldiers. Then during the Franco-Prussian War in 1870/71, so-called „troop libraries“ were made available to all soldiers. Ultimately, the German Emperor William II ordered to keep funds ready for the establishment and maintenance of such libraries