Mark Stoneman

Independent Historian / Freelance Editor and Translator

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Archival Seminar in Germany

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I had the pleasure of leading a small group of North American graduate students on a two-week archival seminar in 2013 and 2014, a then long-running GHI program that has since been discontinued. The idea was to familiarize students with Germany’s archival landscape as well as to give them an opportunity to learn a type of German handwriting called Kurrentschrift. Clelia Caruso organized the first of these, and I organized the second.

Seminar Reports

Handwriting Primers (Kurrentschrift)

Image: Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv, Schönfeldstrasse entrance, detail of photograph by Andreas Praefcke at Wikimedia Commons under a CC-BY-3.0 license.