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Bergbau-Archiv BochumWirtschaftsarchive Bochum
Zentralarchiv der Rheinmetall AGWirtschaftsarchive Wuppertal
Sparkassenhist. Archiv d. DSGVWirtschaftsarchive Bonn
Konzernarchiv der Henkel AG & Co. KGaAWirtschaftsarchive Düsseldorf
Haniel ArchivWirtschaftsarchive Duisburg
Evonik Industries AG , Standort MarlWirtschaftsarchive Marl
Unternehmensarchiv der Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaAWirtschaftsarchive Gütersloh
Stadtsparkasse OberhausenWirtschaftsarchive Oberhausen
Kölner FrauengeschichtsvereinSonstige Archive Köln
Fritz-Hüser-Institut für Literatur und Kultur der ArbeitsweltSonstige Archive Dortmund

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“Archives in North Rhine Westphalia” is a portal that provides access to the vast archive landscape in this federal state, covering all archive areas and institutions:

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