The archive holds approx. 800 linear meters of archival materials. Containing the records of the publishing houses Justus Perthes Gotha, Justus Perthes Darmstadt and VEB Hermann Haack Geographisch-Kartographische Anstalt Gotha, it also includes:
- Editorial materials related to Petermanns Geographische Mitteilungen (Correspondence, partial records of cartographers, geographers and explorers of the 19th and 20th centuries)
- Company and family archives (Administrative documents of the publishing house, private documents of the family, Records of the family foundations)
- Employees and friends of the publishing house (Correspondence, partial records of the employees and authors who worked with Perthes, collections on individual products of the publishing house)
- Photo library of the company and the family
- Editorial materials related to the Almanach de Gotha (Archival records of genealogical-statistical publications: Gothaischer Hofkalender, Almanach de Gotha, Genealogische Taschenbücher as well as heraldic collections)
Already catalogued holdings as well as finding aids are accessible via the national Kalliope Union Catalogue.
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