Collapse of the Historic Archive of the City of Cologne

Here are some English News and comments on the Cologne catastrophe

Feel free to add more coverage in the comments of this entry!

News:

„People in the city archive building managed to escape shortly before it collapsed Tuesday. Police say the two men missing lived in one of two neighboring buildings that were partially destroyed.“
http://www.pr-inside.com/german-officials-2-missing-in-building-r1093510.htm

PLEASE HELP:
http://archiv.twoday.net/stories/5568507

See also (the newest entry is always added to the top):

http://www.ancbs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=71&Itemid=37

http://archiv.twoday.net/stories/5570835

http://archiv.twoday.net/stories/5568458

http://www.nowpublic.com/world/building-collapses-cologne-germany-2-4-missing-updated

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article5846343.ece

http://archiv.twoday.net/stories/5561083

http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=H-German&month=0903&week=a&msg=WM0M50Of8HPMXgC0Fp134A

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,611311,00.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7921988.stm

http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,4071595,00.html

http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&topic=801899&gonew=1

http://www.thelocal.de/society/20090303-17777.html

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-germany-archives17-2009may17,0,5628154.story (Interview with Schmidt-Czaja)

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-05/17/content_11388471.htm (Czech expert: Only 30% of collapsed Cologne archives to be saved)

Comments:

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/03/more-on-historical-archive-of-city-of.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/03/collapse-of-historic-archive-of-city-of.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/03/recovery-efforts-in-cologne.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/03/bad-news-from-cologne.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/03/thoughts-on-cologne.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/03/more-thoughts-on-cologne.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/03/offices-raided-in-cologne.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/04/news-from-cologne.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/04/bettina-schmidt-czaia-cologne-archives.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/05/cologne-archives-site-in-april.html

http://larchivista.blogspot.com/2009/05/cologne-archive-update.html

Pictures:

Pictures of some (lost?) treasures in a German flyer:

http://www.stadt-koeln.de/mediaasset/content/pdf44/150-jahre-historisches-archiv.pdf


Autor: Klaus Graf

Historiker und Archivar, Blogger

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