Architektur und Geschichte der staatlichen Archivzweckbauten in Deutschland 1871-1945

Gegenstand der Untersuchung sind die in Deutschland seit den 1870er Jahren in bemerkenswerter Zahl entstehenden funktionalen Archivgebäude, deren Auftreten in engem Zusammenhang mit der steigenden soziokulturellen Bedeutung des staatlichen Archivwesens zu sehen ist. Erstmals wird aus kunsthistorisch...

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Main Author: Leiskau, Katja
Contributors: Heusinger, Lutz (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Dataset Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2008
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The subject of the study are functional buildings built as public record offices in Germany, large numbers of which have been built since the 1870s and whose appearance is closely related to the increasing socio-cultural importance of public archiving. This examination from the point of view of art history of the construction and establishment of this new undertaking in the field of construction is the first study which also takes account of functional and typological aspects, and which includes a complete inventory of all functional buildings accommodating public record offices in Germany up to 1945. The appearance and character of the architectural solutions developed outside of any national pretensions provide insights into the buildings rank in the architectural hierarchy of public buildings, as well as the changing self-concept of public record offices as an institution.