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04/03/2014 New Head of Archives at the ITS

This week Dr. Christian Groh started his work as Head of Archives for the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen. The 46-year-old will take on the responsibility for the departments of Archival Management, Archival Description, Indexing and Digitization with roughly 100 staff members. “My reasons for...

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02/27/2014 Day of the Archives - Insights into the archives for all interested parties on 8th March 2014

On Saturday, 8th March 2014, the International Tracing Service (ITS) will open its doors on Schlossstraße on the occasion of the Day of the Archives. This nationwide event has been organized for the seventh time by the association of German archivists “Verband deutscher Archivarinnen und Archivare (VdA)“. This time,...

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12/13/2013 New staff take on leading positions at the ITS

The International Tracing Service (ITS) has recently hired three new staff members in leadership positions: Dr. Volker Uhl began his duties as Deputy Director of the ITS in the middle of November 2013, Jörn Hendrik Kischlat was appointed the head of the Archival Cataloging Department as of the beginning of December,...

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11/01/2013 Further data handed over to seven partner organizations

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen this week provided further digital copies of its records to seven partner organizations in Israel, USA, Poland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and Great Britain. It is a matter of 450,000 of a total of three million correspondence files. On the one hand, the documents...

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10/16/2013 Awarded "Memory of the World" title

The International Tracing Service (ITS) in Bad Arolsen today received a certificate for the inscription into the UNESCO "Memory of the World" register. "The archives were assessed to be of exceptional value and importance for humanity, for their evidential contribution to knowledge about the impact of...

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