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Conditions for using downloaded INFORMATION FROM INVENTORIES

Information from inventories about archival material of the Landesarchiv (State Archives) Baden-Württemberg may be downloaded from the website, reused and passed onto third parties free of charge.

The index information on the website of the Landesarchiv is subject to the Creative Commons-Protokoll CC-0. You may copy and publish index information without specific permission.

Terms of use for downloaded DIGITAL COPIES

Digital copies of the archival material of the Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg may be downloaded from the website, reused and passed onto third parties free of charge. Other forms of digital records (e.g. high-resolution records) are excluded from this regulation.

Please also note following citation rules:

  1. Always quote the archival reference number so that third parties may also identify the document.
  2. In case of published works, do not forget to name their author.
  3. Link every digital copy to its corresponding result in the inventories of the Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg via the offered permalink.

Following link provides examples and guidelines regarding all three citation rules (in German):

You wish to put a digital copy on the internet (e.g. on wikipedia or wikimedia) that originates from the website of the Landesarchiv?

The informative value of a record substantially depends on its archival context. For this reason, it is important to always pass on such context information along with the corresponding digital copy. To guarantee this high-quality standard, please licence the digital copy in line with the Creative Commons Lizenz CC-BY and name the copy's origin and archival reference number.

Please also note general legal provisions (e.g. copyright laws, data privacy acts and a person's right to one's own picture).

You may request digital copies of all kinds of archival material of the Landesarchiv in the desired quality. For more detailed information, please go to: