Service Special Collections
Until the end of August 2018 extensive modernization work is being carried out in some of the reading rooms in the State and University Library. The reading room for manuscripts and special...
Picture galleries about Hamburg's history
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The Hamburg Bibliography documents the following for the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg: 1 all literature relating to Hamburg and its prominent people:
books, magazines and series, maps and...
The Hamburg State and University Library Carl von Ossietzky (Stabi), in its role as the regional library of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, collects, stores and presents all kinds...
Reference library (more than 13,000 volumes) with literature on the regional history and regional studies for various subjects on all areas of life relating to the city of Hamburg and its...
Book restitution to the descendants of Viktor Mauthner
Viktor Mauthner was an accountant in Prague. Together with his wife Anna and their youngest son Pavel he was deported in 1943...
International Interlibrary Loan
We would prefer to get your requests by e-mail rather than by fax. Please note that we need a separate e-mail, fax or IFLA loan form for every monograph and every article you order We strongly...
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In many cases we are still lacking crucial information on the biographies of the rightful owners. Find a list below of our unsolved research cases. Books in our stocks that have been classified as...
Review and publications
In the decades after the war, some of the survivors who had been persecuted reclaimed their libraries. Between 1945 and 1969, eleven requests from private individuals or institutions are documented...