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Open Access Resources in German Studies (OARGS): Primary Sources

A partial and selective inventory of open access materials for German Studies. A resource may appear in more than one category.

This section can help you discover digital collections, projects, portals and archives of primary sources (manuscripts, documents, etc.) or other unique materials, many with search interfaces.
Pausing your cursor over the information logo  gives you a resource description. 
Please send your suggestions for additional open access resources for German Studies to Richard Hacken (

Portals and Guides to Primary Sources Online

Primary Sources Online for Language and Literature

Primary Sources Online for History and Culture