The archive of the Foundation Chancellor Adenauer House looks after the estate of Konrad Adenauer and makes it accessible to the interested public.

Are you writing a research paper, a talk or an essay about Konrad Adenauer? Is there an aspect of Adenauer’s life and work that you want to get to the bottom of out of personal interest? Are you looking for artefacts on loan for a museum exhibition or source material for an (online) publication? We look forward to hearing from you!


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Our collections

From bread roll receipt to Samurai sword. What sources and artefacts you will find in the archive of the Stiftung Bundeskanzler-Adenauer-Haus.

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Konrad Adenauer sitzt auf einem Sessel am Fenster seines Hauses
Virtual exhibition

What do you give a Federal Chancellor? Discover gifts from the estate of Konrad Adenauer. A virtual exhibition of the archive of our Foundation on the portal of the German Digital Library.

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v.l.n.r.: Annalena Wolf, Melanie Eckert, Gabi Büsch

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