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German Archives – Peace Movement and NATO Rearmament

Archiv der sozialen Bewegung, Bremen > more
Archiv der sozialen Demokratie (AdsD) der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), Bonn > more
Archiv des Hamburger Instituts für Sozialforschung, Hamburg > more
Archiv für alternatives Schrifttum NRW, Duisburg > more
Archiv für Christlich-Demokratische Politik der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Sankt Augustin > more
Archiv Grünes Gedächtnis der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Berlin > more
Archiv soziale Bewegungen e.V., Freiburg > more
Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv, München > more
Bundesarchiv – Militärarchiv – Freiburg i.B. > more
Bundesarchiv, Koblenz > more
Bundesrat – Dokumentation, Berlin
Dokumentationsstelle für unkonventionelle Literatur (Doku), eine Abteilung der Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte in der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek, Stuttgart > more
Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin
Evangelisches Zentralarchiv in Berlin (EZA) > more
Friedenswissenschaftliches Archiv, Bonn
Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, Archiv des Liberalismus, Gummersbach > more
Freie Universität Berlin / APO-Archiv > more
Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe >more
Hessisches Staatsarchiv Marburg > more
Institut für Zeitgeschichte – Archiv, München > more
Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Abt 3 – Staatsarchiv Freiburg > more
Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart > more
Landesarchiv Berlin > more
Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen Abteilung Westfalen, Münster
Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen, Abteilung Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Detmold > more
Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen, Abteilung Rheinland, Düsseldorf > more
Landesarchiv Speyer > more
Politisches Archiv des Auswärtigen Amtes, Berlin > more
Staatsarchiv München > more
Staatsarchiv Sigmaringen > more
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Technische Universität Berlin > more
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German Archives – Peace Movement and NATO Rearmament

Archiv der sozialen Bewegung

St. Paulistr. 10/12
D-28203 Bremen
Tel.: +49 (0)421/ 55790 56 (private)
Fax: +49 (0)421/ 75682
Hours: by appointment
Director:  Bernd Hüttner
Homepage

Published Information on Archival Holdings
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Overview of Holdings:
Books
The archive contains over 2,500 volumes, organized thematically. A further 1,000 volumes are still stored privately due to a lack of space.

Newspapers and Magazines:
Contains over 1,000 titles. In addition, about 1,000 more titles are represented by single copies or small collections. Many supra-regional periodicals from the 1980s, as well as foreign titles, are available. The archive subscribes to more than 130 titles. Organized alphabetically.

Press and Document Collection:
Consists of over 200 binders and magazine files containing flyers, newspaper articles, and brochures on all subjects pertaining to social movements since the 1960s. Two-thirds of the material is only broadly sorted.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:

Periodicals, flyers, brochures, especially from northern Germany, but also from the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
Periodicals, flyers, brochures

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Archiv der sozialen Demokratie (AdsD) der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)

Godesberger Allee 149
D-53175 Bonn
Tel.: +49 (0)228 / 883-90 46 (User information)
Fax: +49 (0)228 / 883-92 09
Hours: M–Th 9:00 am– 5:00 pm, F 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Director:  Prof. Dr. Michael Schneider
Homepage
Web Catalog

Published Information on Archival Holdings:
Bestandsübersicht des AdsD, 2006

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
Estates and bequests from important figures of the peace movement:
– Koppe, Karlheinz
– Leif, Thomas
– Massing, Otwin
– Schillos, Andreas
– Senghaas, Dieter
– Senghaas-Knobloch, Eva

In addition, many estates and bequests of Bundestag representatives and social democratic politicians and people close to them contain substantial material on the peace movement or the NATO Double-Track Decision.

Organizational holdings on the peace movement:
– Aktionsgemeinschaft Dienst für den Frieden (AGDF)
– Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (AFK)
– Arbeitsstelle Friedensforschung Bonn (AFB)
– Bensberger Kreis
– Berghof Stiftung für Konfliktforschung (BSK)
– „Den Krieg überleben“
– Deutsche Gesellschaft für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (DGFK)
– Gustav-Heinemann-Initiative
– Initiative für Frieden, internationalen Ausgleich und Sicherheit (IFIAS)
– Studiengesellschaft für Friedensforschung e.V.

Moreover, the extensive holdings from the SPD parliamentary faction and the SPD leadership, as well as holdings from social democratic party divisions, contain substantial material on the on the peace movement or the NATO Double-Track Decision.

For more specific information such as the dates and size of holdings, biographical information, and so forth, please see the published information on holdings above.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
see above

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Archiv des Hamburger Instituts für Sozialforschung

Mittelweg 36
D-20148 Hamburg
Tel.:  +49 (0)40 / 414097 31
Fax:  +49 (0)40 / 414097 11
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hours: only by appointment
Director:  Reinhart Schwarz / Archivleiter
Homepage
Web Catalog

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– Magazines, flyers, brochures, posters, photographs (1950s–1990s), as well as primary and secondary literature

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Archiv für alternatives Schrifttum

Schwarzenberger Str. 147
D-47226 Duisburg
Tel.:  +49 (0)2065 / 747 15
Fax:  +49 (0)2065 / 747 37
Hours: Almost always W 4:00–7:00 pm and by appointment
Director:  Dr. Jürgen Bacia
Homepage
Web Catalog: Periodical and brochure catalog on the homepage.

Published Information on Archival Holdings:

see the information on our homepage; catalogs of periodicals were only printed through 1990.

Overview of Holdings:
– 7,000 periodicals with about 150,000 individual issues; about 6,000 of these can be searched in the Internet catalog.
– 8,000 brochures and documents; about 2,700 of these can be searched in the Internet catalog.
– Well over 5,000 books (not cataloged due to personnel shortage)
– About 1,000 archival files (only listed in our internal catalog)
– 40,000 flyers, 8,000 posters (not cataloged due to personnel shortage)

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Archiv für Christlich-Demokratische Politik der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Rathausallee 12
D-53757 Sankt Augustin
Tel.: +49 (0)2241 / 246 2210
Fax: +49 (0)2241 / 246 2669
Hours: Reading Room: M–Th 9:00 am–4:30 pm, F 9:00 am–3:00 pm; File distribution: M–Th until 3:30 pm; F until 12:00 pm
Director: Dr. Günther Buchstab
Homepage
Web Catalog

Published Information on Archival Holdings:
Günter Buchstab (Hg.): Die Bestände des Archivs für Christlich-Demokratische Politik. Kurzübersicht, 5. Aktualisierte Auflage (Sankt Augustin, 2004).

Overview of Holdings:
The ACDP is responsible for the archival materials of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), its leading representatives, committees, and organizations. It also collects files and other materials of the Christian predecessor parties, as well as parties that merged into the Union. Since 1990, when the ACDP took over the archive and library of the East-CDU, it has also been an important source for researching GDR history. In addition, the written materials of international, and especially European, federations of Christian Democratic parties are archived. There is also a collection of central press and media documents and a library on politics and contemporary history.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– Personal documents of leading elected officials and functionaries, files of the federal party and the CDU/CSU parliamentary faction.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– Personal documents of leading elected officials and functionaries, files of the federal party and the CDU/CSU parliamentary faction.

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Archive Grünes Gedächtnis der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

Eldenaer Str. 35
D-10247 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 28534260
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 285345260
Hours: M, Tu, Th 9:00 am–5:00 pm; W 12:00–8:00 pm; F 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Director:  Dr. Christoph Becker-Schaum
Homepage
Web Catalog: Online Catalog of the Library
Fellowships: Studienwerk der Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

Overview of Holdings:
The Green Memory Archive collects sources on the history of the political party Bündnis90/Die Grünen (the Green Party) and makes them available to the public.
It consists of three areas: the historical archive contains the files of party leadership, offices, and factions, as well as archival sources on the New Social Movements. In addition, the archive holds personal files of the individual actors. The library is purely a reference library with ca. 25,000 titles and ca. 1,500 journal subscriptions. The documentary collections of the archive comprise the third area: press releases and press reviews, posters, photographs, audio recordings and films, campaign artifacts, etc.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– A - Bannas, Günter / Beckmann, Lukas / Borgmann, Annemarie / Breuer, Eva / Müller-Breuer, Wolfgang / Kelly, Petra K. / Nickels, Christa / Quistorp, Eva
– B.II.1 - The Greens in the German Parliament, 1983-1990
– E.06 - Initiative Journalisten warnen vor dem Atomkrieg [Initiative Journalists advise against Nuclear War
– E.07 - Netzwerk Friedenskooperative [Network of Peace Cooperatives]
– E.15 - Netzwerk Friedenssteuer e.V.
– Photo collection

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– A – Kelly, Petra K.

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Archiv soziale Bewegungen e.V.

Adlerstr. 12
D-79098 Freiburg
Tel.: +49 (0)761 / 33362
Fax: +49 (0)761 / 2024506
Hours: W 10:00 am–3:00 pm, Th 11:00 am–6:00 pm, as well as by appointment (please call)
Director: Volkmar Vogt
Homepage

Published Information on Archival Holdings  > more

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Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv

Schönfeldstr. 5-11
D-80539 München
Tel.: +49 (0)89 / 28638 2596
Fax: +49 (0)89 /28638 2954
Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hours: M–Th 8:30 am–6:30 pm (assistance until 4:00 pm); F 8:30 am–1:30 pm (assistance until 12:30)
Director: Dr. Gerhard Hetzer, Direktor
Homepage
Web Catalog: a few holdings listed on the Internet

Published Information on Archival Holdings:
Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv (Kurzführer der Staatlichen Archive Bayerns, Neue Folge) (München, 1996).
Minerva-Handbücher, Archive im deutschsprachigen Raum, 2nd ed. (Berlin-New York, 1974), 663–677.
Die Staats- und Landesarchive in der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Alpenländer (Arge Alp), Archivführer und Inventar der grenzüberschreitenden Überlieferung, im Auftrag der Archivdirektorenkonferenz der Arge Alp, hrsg. von der Generaldirektion der Staatlichen Archive Bayerns (München, 1995).
Archive in München, hrsg. vom Stadtarchiv München in Verbindung mit dem Bayerischen Hauptstaatsarchiv (München, 1996).
Handbuch der bayerischen Archive, hrsg. vom Bayerischen Archivtag (München, 2001).

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– Ministry of the Interior: 3 files
– Headquarters of the Riot Police: 1 file
– Staatskanzlei, newspaper clippings collection

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Dokumentationsstelle für unkonventionelle Literatur (Doku), eine Abteilung der Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte in der Württembergischen Landesbibliothek

Gaisburgstr. 4a
D-70182 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 (0)711 / 212 4480
Fax: +49 (0)711 / 236 4450
Hours: M–F 10:00 am–5:00 pm (please register in advance); the Doku offers guided tours through the holdings on request
Director: Michael Rost
Homepage
Web Catalog: SWB, KVK, Opac der WLB, Digikat, etc.

Published Information on Archival Holdings:
Gerhard Hirschfeld, "Über Graues und Unkonventionelles. Die Dokumentationsstelle für unkonventionelle Literatur der Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte," in Bücher, Menschen und Kulturen: Festschrift für Hans-Peter Geh zum 65. Geburtstag (München, 1999), 130-135.

Overview of Holdings:
New social movements in the Federal Republic of Germany (1965-2005)
Among the emphases of the Doku's collections are:
– student movement
– peace movement, anti-nuclear power movement
– Third World and developmental policy
– human and citizens' rights
– right- and left-radicalism
– issues pertaining to foreigners and refugees
– issues of globalization
– terrorism

The holdings of the Doku presently contain (2009):
– ca. 18,000 brochures
– ca. 135,000 flyers
– ca. 80 continuous subscriptions to magazines
– ca. 5,000 individual isssues of magazines and newspapers
– ca. 28,000 posters
– 40 boxes with miscellaneous small materials

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– Collection “Ohne Rüstung Leben” [Live without Arms]
– Correspondence, files, documents from “Ohne Rüstung Leben” (ORL), Stuttgart, 1976-1993 (42 binders)
– Internationales Friedenscamp 1984 in Grebenhain (1 binder)
– Collection Gaede, Friedensherbst [Autumn of Peace] 1984 (1 binder)
– Peace Movement of Hamburg (1 binder)
– Collection of the Weltfriedensrat [Council on World Peace] (13 binders)
– Collection Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft, Internationale der Kriegsdienstgegner [Peace Association, Internationale of Conscientious Objectors] (36 binders)

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– ca. 500 flyers (scans at a resolution of 150 dpi cost 1 Euro)
– ca. 120 brochures, cannot be searched online; a list of brochures can be provided on request

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Evangelical Central Archive in Berlin (EZA)

Bethaniendamm 29
D-10997 Berlin
Tel.:  +49 (0)30 / 22 50 45 20
Fax:  +49 (0)30 / 22 50 45 40
Hours: M–F 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Director:  Dr. Christa Stache
Homepage

Published Information on Archival Holdings:
Christa Stache, Das Evangelische Zentralarchiv und seine Bestände (Berlin, 1992).
Ruth Pabst, Sekretariat des Bundes der Evangelischen Kirchen in der DDR. Findbuch zum Bestand 101 des Evangelischen Zentralarchivs in Berlin (Neustadt an der Aisch, 2005).

Overview of Holdings:
The Evangelical Central Archive in Berlin is the archive of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD). It maintains the archival written documents of the organs, offices, facilities and institutions of the EKD, the Union of Evangelical Churches (UEK) and the Federation of Evangelical Churches in the GDR (BEK), including their legal and functional predecessors. In addition, it collects the archival materials of transregional, independent institutes and organizations that work with the Evangelical Church, supporting its mission and activities, as well as the materials from the estates of individuals important to the church.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– Bestand 2: Kirchenamt der Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland
– Bestand 31: Internationaler Versöhnungsbund (IFOR) – Internationales –Sekretariat
– Bestand 89: Christliche Friedenskonferenz, Landesausschuss DDR
– Bestand 97: Aktion Sühnezeichen/Friedensdienste
– Bestand 101: Sekretariat des Bundes der Evangelischen Kirchen in der DDR
– Bestand 675: Nachlass Gerhard Bassarak (1918–2008)
– Bestand 686: Nachlass Helmut Gollwitzer (1908–1993)

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Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit Archiv des Liberalismus

Theodor-Heuss-Str. 26
D-51645 Gummersbach
Tel.: +49 (0)2261 / 3002 425
Fax: +49 (0)2261 / 3002 407
Hours: M–Th 9:00 am–5:00 pm, F 9:00 am–2:00 pm, as well as by appointment
Director: Frau Dr. Monika Faßbender
Homepage
Web Catalog: Archiv des Liberalismus

Published Information on Archival Holdings:
Monika Faßbender, "Archiv des Deutschen Liberalismus," Jahrbuch zur Liberalismus-Forschung 1 (1989): 49-58.
Jürgen Frölich, "Die Bestände zur LDP(D) im 'Archiv des Deutschen Liberalismus'," in Verein Deutscher Archivare (Hrsg.), Mitteilungen der Fachgruppe 6 Nr. 19 v. 27.9.1993: 103-107.
Jürgen Frölich, "30 Jahre Archiv des Deutschen Liberalismus," Jahrbuch zur Liberalismus-Forschung 10 (1998): 247-253
Jürgen Frölich: "Das 'Archiv des Liberalismus' in Gummersbach," Manuskript 2003, at: http://www.freiheit.org/files/288/Geschichte_des_Archivs_von_J.Froelich.pdf
Jürgen Frölich & Gudrun Martineau, "Das Archiv des Deutschen Liberalismus der Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung," in Die Zugänglichkeit von Parlamentsakten und die audiovisuellen Materialien in Parlaments- und Parteiarchiven (Sankt Augustin, 1999).
Jürgen Frölich & Raymond Pradier, "EDV-Einsatz im Archiv des Deutschen Liberalismus," in Verein Deutscher Archivare (Hrsg.), Mitteilungen der Fachgruppe 6 Nr. 23 v. 20.7.1998: 17-19.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– Aktenbestand: FDP-Bundespartei, especially the following: Bundesparteitag, Bundeshauptausschuß, Bundesvorstand
– Bundesfachsausschuß für Außen-, Europa-, Sicherheits- und Entwicklungspolitik
– Holdings on Individuals: Olaf Feldmann, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Uwe Ronneburger

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Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe

Nördliche Hildapromenade 2
D-76133 Karlsruhe
Tel. +49 (0)721 / 926 2206
Fax: +49 (0)721 / 926 2213
Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hours: M–Th 8:30 am–4:30 pm, F 8:30 am–8:00 pm
Director: Prof. Dr. Volker Rödel
Homepage

Web Catalog: Online overview of holdings and online finding aids, electronic ordering system

Published Information on Archival Holdings:
Die Bestände des Generallandesarchivs Karlsruhe (Stuttgart, 1988ff.).

Overview of Holdings:
1. State administrative agencies and territories from the period before 1803/1806:
– Margraviates of Baden; archives of the bishops of Speyer and Constance; portions of the bishops' archives from Straßburg and Basel; archives of orders of knights; archives of cloisters (including Salem, Reichenau, St. Blasien, St. Peter, Schwarzach, Frauenalb); Canton archives of the imperial knights; parts of the archives of the imperial city; parts of the archives of the Electoral Palatinate; Vorderösterreich (Further Austria) (especially Breisgau, Ortenau).

2. State administrative agencies after 1803/1806

3. Non-state archival sources:
– Noble and private archives; estates; clubs and political parties (including the NSDAP); Collections (maps, posters, images and photographs).

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
1. Police departments:
– Bestand 601: riot police of Bruchsal (including Mutlangen, demonstrations, blockades).
– Beständegruppen 330, 334, 335, 527: police headquarters and police departments (demonstrations, blockades, 330 Zugang 2005-74 missile accident Waldprechtsweier).

2. Agencies of the law:
– Beständegruppe 309: departments of public prosecution, especially that of Heidelberg (preliminary investigations, criminal proceedings due to blockades, assault, property damage, etc.; actions against the US headquarters in Heidelberg).
– Beständegruppen 471 and 472: Administrative jurisdiction (Proceedings due to demonstrations and police actions).

3. General internal administration:
– Beständegruppe 466: administrative council of Karlsruhe (including 466 Zugang 2005-90 missile accident in Waldprechtsweier).

4. Non-state archival sources:
– Bestand S Umweltschutz (including Pershing missiles in the Hardtwald of Karlsruhe, missile accident in Waldprechtsweier, Mutlangen, demonstrations, flyers).

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision: see peace movement, above

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Institut für Zeitgeschichte - Archiv

Leonrodstr. 46b
D-80636 München
Tel.: +49 (0)891 / 2688 0
Fax: +49 (0)891 / 2688 191
Hours: M–F 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Registration for the archive and information: M, W, F 8:30 am–12:30 pm
Director: Dr. phil. habil. Hartmut Mehringer
Web Catalog

Overview of Holdings:
The archive stores the written documents of various imperial ministries, the Wehrmacht, the Nazi Party and its branches from 1933-1945 on several thousand rolls of microfilm; includes meeting minutes, written indictments and verdicts, as well as documents from the prosecution and defense at the Nürnberg trials. In addition, there are diary excerpts, statements, letters, and other such materials. Papers of former officers, public servants and functionaries of the Nazi period, statements from more than 3,000 participants or witnesses of contemporary events, primarily from 1933-1945.
There are also materials from court proceedings relevant to the period that occurred after 1945. There is a special documentation of German-speaking emigrants after 1933 that encompasses the papers of nearly 25,000 emigrants. The microfiche reproduction of files of the Office of Military Government for Germany (OMGUS) (ca. 100,000 microfiches) provide information on the fates of displaced persons and restitutions. The collection of publications rounds out the collection with brochures from agencies and publications of privately organized clubs, as well as a press collection with over 6,500 volumes and 7,000 rolls of microfilm of newspapers and magazines published since 1914.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
Schlemper, Otto Friedrich
Collection on student movement and extra-parliamentary opposition, Sozialistischer Deutscher Studentenbund / SDS, Deutsche Kommunistische Partei / DKP. Sozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterjugend / SDAJ, Gewerkschaftlicher Arbeitskreis der Studenten / GAST, Flyers, brochures, newspaper clippings, Campaign for Demoracy and Disarmament, Easter March Movement, Emergency Laws, college reform, extra-parliamentary movements in Western Europe, 1965-1972.

Originals and copies, 49 volumes. Repertorium (Scan, 699 KB) / [http://www.ifzmuenchen.de/archiv/ed_0328.pdf] Archive call number ED 328

Neumann, Oskar
Politician, publisher
– Personal documents, manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings and materials, activity as Munich councilman, "Volksbefragung gegen Remilitarisierung und für einen Friedensvertrag" 1951, Activity for the Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands / KPD, Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands / SED, Deutsche Kommunistische Partei / DKP, 1934-1993.

Originals and copies, 43 volumes. Repertorium (124 KB) / [http://www.ifz-muenchen.de/archiv/ed_0407.pdf] Archive call number ED 407, Repertorium Neumann, Oskar

Röder, Werner
Historian
– Collection on political student groups, extra-parliamentary opposition (APO),  Sozialistischer Deutscher Studentenbund / SDS, Gewerkschaftlicher Arbeitskreis der Studenten / GAST, Sozialdemokratischer Hochschulbund / SHB, Kampagne für Demokratie und Abrüstung, Emergency Laws, Republikanischer Club München, Correspondence, 1959-1970.

Originals and copies, 18 volumes. Repertorium (Scan, 749 KB) / [http://www.ifzmuenchen.de/archiv/ed_0387.pdf] Archive call number ED 387, Repertorium Röder

Gesellschaft zur Förderung von Zukunfts- und Friedensforschung – Gesellschaft für Zukunftsfragen
– Business documents, correspondence, manuscripts, public relations, including in the Communication Center of Hanover, 1962-1981.

Originals and copies, 72 volumes. Repertorium (Scan, 2.799 KB) / [http://www.ifzmuenchen. de/archiv/ed_0701.pdf] Archive call number ED 701, Repertorium Gesellschaft zur Förderung von Zukunftsund Friedensforschung

Küpper, Christel
Librarian
– Materials and correspondence internal to the associations on the peace movement, the Easter March Movement, the World Organization of Mothers of All Nations, Disarmament, Studiengesellschaft für Friedensforschung, Manuscripts, 1948-1986.

Originals and copies, 116 volumes. Repertorium (Scan, 2.808 KB) / [http://www.ifzmuenchen. de/archiv/ed_0702.pdf] Archive call number ED 702, Repertorium Küpper

Maurer, Horst
Federal Board Member in the Association of Conscientious Objectors
– Collection on international conscientious objectors, "War Resisters’ International," pacifism, Easter March Movement, correspondence, newsletters, minutes, materials from the editing of organizations' own publications, 1954-1969.

Originals and copies, 27 volumes.
Repertorium (Scan, 694 KB) / [http://www.ifzmuenchen.de/archiv/ed_0718.pdf] Archive call number ED 718, Repertorium Maurer

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:

Hamm-Brücher, Hildegard
Politician, state-minister in the Foreign Office
– Private correspondence, career and political resume, Freie Demokratische Partei / FDP, reference files, university politics, Auswärtige Kulturpolitik der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, correspondence, manuscripts, 1941-1998.

Originals and copies, 369 volumes. Preliminary finding aid (582 KB) / [http://www.ifzmuenchen.de/archiv/ed_0379.pdf] Archive call number ED 379, Repertorium Hamm-Brücher / Preliminary placement

Borm, William
Politician
– Speeches, scripts, theses on the agenda of the Freie Demokratische Partei (FDP), policy of détente and disarmament, 1978-1985.

Originals and copies, 1 volume. Repertorium (57 KB) / [http://www.ifzmuenchen.de/archiv/ed_0393.pdf] Archive call number ED 393, Repertorium Borm

Schubert, Klaus von
Political scientist
– Documents on the development of the Bundeswehr, Bundeswehrhochschule München, security policy of the SPD, research sites of the evangelical student community of Heidelberg, Heidelberger Friedensmemorandum, manuscripts, Hochschule der Bundeswehr München, 1954-1989.

Originals and copies, 180 volumes. Repertorium (275 KB) / [http://www.ifz-muenchen.de/archiv/ed_0437.pdf] Archive call number ED 437, Repertorium Schubert

Aicher-Scholl, Inge
Teacher and publicist
– Personal documents, correspondecne, manuscripts, publications, family history, resistance to National Socialism, career biography, West German peace and environmental movement, 1908-2004. – Originals and copies, 823 volumes. Preliminary finding aid (2.341 KB) / [http://www.ifzmuenchen.de/archiv/ed_0474.pdf] Archive call number ED 474, Repertorium Aicher-Scholl / Preliminary placement

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Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Abt 3 – Staatsarchiv Freiburg

Colombistr. 4
D-79098 Freiburg im Breisgau
Tel.: +49 (0)7613 / 80600
Fax: +49 (0)7613 / 806013
Hours: M–F 8:00 am–4:00 pm
Director: Dr. Kurt Hochstuhl
Homepage

Overview of Holdings:
The department, Staatsarchiv Freiburg, is responsible for general and specialized administrative agencies and other offices of the state located in the Freiburg administrative district. It is also responsible for files from authorities in the justice system in the regional court districts of Baden-Baden Freiburg, Constance, Offenburg, and Waldshut, as well as for the subordinate offices of the federation (see § 2 Abs. 3 Satz 1 des Bundesarchivgesetzes vom 6. Januar 1988, BGBl I, S. 62), that have their administrative district in Freiburg.

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Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart

Konrad-Adenauer-Str. 4
D-70173 Stuttgart
Tel.: +49 (0)711 / 212 4335
Fax: +49 (0)711 / 212 4360
Hours: M 12:00–5:00 pm; Tu, W 8:30 am–5:00 pm; Th 8:30 am–7:00 pm, F 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Director: Dr. Nicole Bickhoff
Homepage

Overview of Holdings:
The Hauptstaatsarchiv stores the documents of the ministries of the state of Baden-Württemberg. Materials provided by agencies are complemented by collection holdings such as estates, documents of clubs and organizations in Baden-Württemberg, posters, and brochures.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– EA 2/303 Innenministerium, Abt. III: Landespolizeipräsidium: actions of the peace movement connected to the NATO Double-Track Decision (esp. Bü 682-685)
– J 121: Printed materials of the Deutschen Friedens-Union, Landesverband Baden-Württemberg, with the DFU-commission on disarmament and security
– J 153 Poster collection, political posters: posters of the peace movement (esp. Nr. 552, 1118, 1120)

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– Q 1/30 Estate of Klaus Mehnert: correspondence and statements on the NATO Double-Track Decision (esp. Bü 157, 165)

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Landesarchiv Berlin

Eichborndamm 115-121
D-13403 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 90264153
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 90264201
Hours: Main Reading Room: Tu–Th 9:00 am–6:00 pm, F 9:00 am–3:00 pm / Historical Collections: Tu–F 9:00 am–3:00 pm; Closed Mondays
Director: Direktor Prof. Dr. Uwe Schaper
Homepage
Web Catalog: Under 'Bestände -> Beständeübersicht' on the homepage

Overview of Holdings:
The contemporary history collection (F Rep.240) has about 250 documents, primarily flyers, on the peace movement of the left-alternative scene in West Berlin from 1979 to 1985. The sources can be ordered in the reading room using a subject card catalog.
The poster collection (F Rep.260-03) possesses about 20 posters, also on the peace movement of the left-alternative scene in West Berlin from 1979 to 1988. One can order the posters using a list of titles.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– F Rep. 240 Contemporary collection
– F Rep. 260 Poster collection

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– C Rep. 122 Magistrate of Berlin, Deputy to the City Official for international connections on the communal field

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Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen, Abteilung Ostwestfalen-Lippe

Willi-Hofmann-Str. 2
D-32756 Detmold
Tel.: +49 (0)5231 / 766-0
Fax: +49 (0)5231 / 766 114
Hours: M 8:00 am–7:00 pm; Tu–Th 8:00 am–4:00 pm; F 8:00 am–1:00 pm
Director: Dr. Christian Reinicke
Homepage

Overview of Holdings:
Land Lippe: The former Lippische Landesarchiv makes up the core of the holdings. The materials contain files from 1207 to 1947.

Minden: Holdings contain the files of the Prussian government of Minden, as well as those of all administrative and judicial offices within the administrative region (1816–1947). Also contains the files of the county, office, and municipal administrations.

Documents from state offices and institutions that continued to exist after 1947 or were newly established make up the most recent group of holdings from the Detmold government. This group includes files from the police departments, from the courts, as well as from the administration of health and social services, and files from federal agencies.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– Kreispolizeibehörden Gütersloh, Herford, Höxter, Lippe und Paderborn (Bestände D 2 C)
– Citizens' initiatives pertaining to the peace movement (Bestände D 107 R, D 107/37, D 72 Unger)
– Collection of important flyers (D 72 Heinze)

Some files may have waiting periods, but one may apply to have these shortened for scholarly purposes.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
Nothing is specially designated as pertinent to the NATO-Double-Track Decision, but the holdings listed above probably contain some relevant material.

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Landesarchiv Nordrhein-Westfalen, Abteilung Rheinland

Mauerstr. 55
D-40476 Düsseldorf
Tel.: +49 (0)211 / 22065–0
Fax: +49 (0)211 / 22065 55–501
Hours: M 8:30 am–6:00 pm; Tu–F 8:30 am–4:00 pm
Director: Dr. Uwe Zuber (acting director)
Homepage

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Politisches Archiv des Auswärtigen Amtes [Political Archive of the Foreign Office]

Kurstr. 33
D-10117 Berlin
Tel. +49 (0)30 / 1817-2159 (Sekretariat), -2179 (Reading Room)
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 1817-3948
Hours: M–Th 8:30 am–4:30 pm; F 8:30 am–3:00 pm
Director: VLR I Dr. Ludwig Biewer
Homepage

Published Information on Archival Holdings:
Hans Jochen Pretsch and Ludwig Biewer, Das Politische Archiv des Auswärtigen Amts, 2. Aufl. (Berlin, 2004). Available online  > more

Akten zur Auswärtigen Politik der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, hrsg. im Auftrag des Auswärtigen Amts vom Institut für Zeitgeschichte, München: Oldenbourg, 1993ff. (The series appears by year; the volumes that have already appeared include 1949/50-1953, 1963-1977).

Overview of Holdings:
For the relevant time period, the important holdings include civil rights agreements between the Federal Republic of Germany and the GDR; files of the Foreign Office of the FRG and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the GDR, also including the agencies abroad; files from individuals' estates and a picture collection.

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
The files are subject to the 30-year waiting period (§ 5 Absatz 1 Bundesarchivgesetz).

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
– B 14 includes, among other things, files of Referat 201 (Jurisdiction: Fundamental questions of defense policy, the Atlantisches Bündnis and defense).
– B 43, includes, among other things, files of Referat 220 (Jurisdiction: see above), 221 (Jurisdiction: security in Europe, disarmament and arms control), 222 (jurisdiction: see above), 223 (jurisdiction: disarmament and arms control in the United Nations and its special organizations).

The files are subject to the 30-year waiting period (§ 5 Absatz 1 Bundesarchivgesetz).

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Staatsarchiv Sigmaringen

Karlstr. 1 + 3
D-72488 Sigmaringen
Tel.: +49 (0)7571 / 101 581 (Reading Room) -551 (Office)
Fax: +49 (0)7571 / 101 552
Hours: Tu–F 8:30 am–4:30 pm
Director:  Dr. Volker Trugenberger
Homepage

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– Wü 100 Pädagogische Hochschule Reutlingen T 1-2  unter Allgemeiner Studentenausschuss:
– Nr. 541: Press reports including those on armament and nuclear power
– Nr. 544: Militarism
– Nr. 584: Projekt Friedenserziehung
– Nr. 528: Peace and Disarmament
– R 50 Bundesamt für Zivilschutz – Warnamt VIII Rottenburg T 1:
– Nr. 10: Press and public relations: including a contribution from Freiherr von Neudeck: Abschlußbesprechung INTEX 72. NATO-Working group met for the first time in the Federal Republic
– Wü 129/6 Staatliches Hochbauamt II Ravensburg (B) T 1:
– Nr. 15-305: Plans for missile placement in Inneringen

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision: See above

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Stiftung Archiv der Parteien und Massenorganisationen der DDR im Bundesarchiv

Finckensteinallee 63
D-12205 Berlin
Tel.: +49 (0)3018 / 7770-0
Fax: +49 (0)3018 / 7770-999
Hours: M–Th 8:00 am–7:00 pm, F 8:00 am–4:00 pm
Director: Prof. Dr. Angelika Menne-Haritz
Homepage
Web Catalog

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the Peace Movement:
– Büro Tisch
– Westabteilung
– Friedensbewegung

Noteworthy Holdings Concerning the NATO Double-Track Decision:
- FDGB  DY 34
– Büro Tisch
– Zusammenarbeit mit Abteilungen des ZK der SED
– Abteilung Internationale Verbindungen
- Nationalrat der Nationalen Front der DDR DY 6
– Berliner Konferenz
- SED  DY 30
– Politbüro des ZK der SED
– Büro Erich Honecker im ZK der SED
– Westabteilung des ZK der SED/ Abteilung Internationale Politik und Wirtschaft
– Abteilung Internationale Verbindungen des ZK der SED

Photos of ADN-ZB; Bildarchiv Koblenz, Bestand Bild 183

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