Archive for November 2012

MyHeritage network for genealogy buys rival and continues international expansion

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Georg Rüxner: Early origin and tradition of the tournament in Teutscher Nation


The output of the tournament book of 1530 contains the description of a total 36 Joust, between the 938 and 1487 held, with a list of all participants. Those: Early origin and tradition of the tournament in Teutscher Nation, Georg Rüxner, Simmern: H. Roder, 1530 (Reprint) (ThurnierBuch – From the beginning, Vrsachen, vrsprung, vnd the Thurnier come in Heyligen Roman Empire Teutscher nation of 1530)

Genealogical and Heraldic holdings of the University Library Dusseldorf


Dusseldorf The University Library has an extensive collection of genealogical , originating probably down to the 18. century goes back . interest and study of historical sources of all kinds to the acquisitions of the “ Royal State Library ” in the second half of the 19. largely determined century . Unter Theodor Joseph Lacomblet, the Rhenish Church historian , Archivar und Bibliothekar, the care of the story and its auxiliary sciences was deliberately moved into the center .

digitization of "Bergmann Exulantensammlung


When "Bergmann Exulantensammlung" is an intermediate stage between archival source , finding aids and manuscript . The collection consists of 60 handwritten folio volumes , the Dresdner headmaster Alwin Bergmann (1862-1938) in nearly forty years of painstaking work with all the information available about exiles filled .

Historical Register of Architects: Database construction- architecture and history of the 19. and 20. Century


The entries begin with before- first and last name, period and designate sites of action, and academic degrees, Ranks, Honorary Title, Memberships etc. Partly also Baumeister, Engineers and contractors named. Link to Website: