Guide to archives and historical collections in the Washington metropolitan area

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Published by German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Germany,
  • Austria,
  • Washington Region

Subjects:

  • Archives -- Washington Region -- Directories.,
  • Archival resources -- Washington Region -- Directories.,
  • Germany -- History -- Archival resources -- Directories.,
  • Austria -- History -- Archival resources -- Directories.

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Book details

Statementedited by Manfred F. Boemeke and Roger Chickering.
SeriesReference guides of the German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C. ;, no. 7, Reference guides of the German Historical Institute ;, no. 7.
ContributionsBoemeke, Manfred F., Chickering, Roger, 1942-, German Historical Institute (Washington, D.C.), Georgetown University. Center for German and European Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCD3161 .G85 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination133 p. ;
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL564955M
LC Control Number96149685
OCLC/WorldCa34214360

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