Nazi looted assets
Books owned by the victims of persecution by the Nazi regime found their way by various means into our library in the time between 1933 and 1945. During the National Socialist dictatorship between...
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...
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...
Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg Carl von Ossietzky Von-Melle-Park 3 D- 20146 Hamburg
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Picture galleries about Hamburg's history
This web page is presented in German only.
Hamburg links collection
The Hamburg links collection includes many institutions that offer you information relating to Hamburg, such as archives, museums, history workshops, clubs, associations, building cooperatives 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...
Areas with different opening times
Information (Information Centre) Mon-Fri 9.00 - 21.00, Sat 10.00 - 18.00
Library cards / Service Desk Mon-Fri 9.00 - 19.00, Sat 10.00 - 13.00
In many cases we are still lacking crucial information on the biographies of the rightful owners. Here you will find a list of our unsolved research cases.
The database of the German Lost Art...
Legal Deposit Copies of Hamburg publications
Since 1696, an ordinance (later, a law) has made it mandatory for Hamburg publishers and printers to provide the library with one copy of each of their publications as so-called legal deposit...