Correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, conference proceedings, clippings, and newspaper
issues, relating to conferences of cultural, scientific, social reform, professional,
business, educational, and other organizations.
The Germany. Deutsche Kongress-Zentrale (DKZ) was founded in 1934, and since November 13,
1936, was subordinated to the Reichsministerium fur Volksaufklarung und Propaganda of the
German government. The DKZ regulated all organizational congresses, conventions, and
meetings taking place in Germany. It issued permits, set dates, and coordinated the
meetings with congreses scheduled abroad. Most private, semi-official, or official
organizations in which the German citizenry participated are represented in this
collection. The records include correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, conference
proceedings, clippings, and other printed matter for the period between 1870 and 1943,
relating to both German and international congresses and conferences in the field of
politics, art and sciences, economics, social welfare, trade and industry, labor, and
380 manuscript boxes, 47 card file boxes, 17 phonorecord disk boxes, 3 binders, 1 envelope (190.9 linear feet)
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Collection is open for research.