Archive for November 2012

MyHeritage network for genealogy buys rival Geni.com and continues international expansion

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

Turnierbuch

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

ddorf-un-bestand

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

Exulanten

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

Baumeister

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: