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11/30/2010 First set of finding aids published

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen has published the first finding aids for its archive holdings. They explain the documents and collections in the ITS archives. “The finding aids that have now been completed describe sections of the archives which had previously been hardly accessible for...

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11/16/2010 European Union launches first continental project for Holocaust studies

Brussels, 16 November 2010: Today the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure was officially launched under the patronage of Council President Herman Van Rompuy. EHRI - the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure - is ensuring highest standards for research of continental history. With seven million Euro funding...

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10/29/2010 “BookWitnesses” Exhibition Opens

Yesterday the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen opened the “BookWitnesses” exhibition together with the association Historicum 20 and the Bad Arolsen town Museum. The exhibition features a selection of remarkable books from the ITS library including publications which emerged right after the end of...

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10/06/2010 Historian’s Workshop on Death Marches

For the first time ever, documents on the subject of death marches from concentration camps will be examined in more detail by researchers visiting the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. The files also include previously unreleased cartographical material. ITS is holding the workshop for historians...

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10/01/2010 Tracing Service Introduces Fee Schedule

Today the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen introduced a fee schedule for the use of its archive. It defines the costs incurred by researchers’ requests for copies of documents. “The level of our fees is oriented on those of institutions like the German Federal Archives, Yad Vashem or the US Holocaust...

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