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This e-Guide is provided by

International Tracing Service (ITS)
Große Allee 5 – 9
34454 Bad Arolsen
Germany

Phone: +49 (5691) 629-0
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Floriane Hohenberg, ITS

The e-Guide editorial team can be contacted by e-mail: eguide(at)its-arolsen.org. We welcome any information you might have about these documents so we can integrate it into our descriptions in the future!

 

Project management
Dr. Henning Borggräfe, ITS

Project coordination and concept, scholarly research and texts
Christiane Weber, ITS

Visual design and web design
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Web design and programming (TYPO3)
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Proofreading
Mathis Eckelmann, Berlin

English translation
Jessica Spengler, Brighton

 

Acknowledgements

The e-Guide was developed to bring together the knowledge of various national and international experts. Our thanks therefore go to the many employees of memorials, archives, commemorative initiatives and working groups, as well as scholars and local researchers, who shared their knowledge and were kind enough to answer questions.

The project members would also like to thank the employees of the ITS, who contributed greatly in so many different ways to the success of this project. Without them, the e-Guide would not be what it is today.

 

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The same terms of usage apply to the e-Guide that apply to a visit to the ITS archives in Bad Arolsen. These were established for the ITS by the International Commission, its governing body, and do not correspond to German or other national archival rules (further details on the data protection principles valid at the ITS are found here):

“As user you are hereby held personally accountable for respecting rights to privacy and other laws and legitimate third party interests as well as generally recognized practices relating to personal data. The ITS cannot be held responsible for the publications of third parties that appear by means of the use of the ITS collections. Here national law where the publication occurs applies.”

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