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Indexing of the Scientific Legacy of Helmut König

Indexing of the scientific legacy of Helmut König (1920-2005), educational scientist and educational historian in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), at the Research Library for the History of Education of the DIPF in Berlin

Project description

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Helmut König (1920-2005) was a nationally and internationally renown educational scientist and educational historian in the German Democratic Republic (GDR). From 1950 to 1969 he worked and taught at the Faculty of Education of Humboldt University Berlin, who’s Dean he was from 1965 to 1968. From the foundation of the Academy of Educational Science of the GDR on he ran its Office for the History of Education until his premature retirement due to illness. Until today his numerous publications on the history of nationalistic education in Germany and on Friedrich Fröbel are fundamental.

The scientific legacy of Helmut König belongs to the Archive of the Research Library for the History of Education (BBF) of the DIPF in Berlin. It comprises of 47 archive boxes.

In this project the material is sorted and electronically indexed, in order to open it for public use.

Funding

The project was funded by the Association of Friends of the Research Library for the History of Education.

Project team

Dr. Ursula Basikow

Project management

Bettina Reimers

Project details

State:
Completed projects
Duration:
1/2013 - 12/2013
Funding:
External funding
Research topic: Historical Epistemology
Department: Research Library for the History of Education
last modified Jan 30, 2015