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Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2012 5:12 AM To: H-TRAVEL@h-net.msu.edu Good News: Historical Archive on Tourism (HAT) saved Last year the Freie Universität Berlin placed its tourism archive into storage in over a thousand boxes (see http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=H-Travel&month=1111&week=b&msg=UH%2b/hYTICMBBo7l/5HvYAg&user=&pw= and http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/index.asp?id=1635&pn=texte). Since then extensive negotiations took place about the future fate of this unique collection. In this connection, the numerous protest emails from all over the world were very helpful – thanks again! Meanwhile we found a solution, and indeed a very good solution: The archive is moving to the Technische Universität Berlin where it will become part of the Center for Technology and Society and of the Center for Metropolitan Studies. The archive is now situated right in the heart of the City West. The Willy-Scharnow-Foundation continues to support it; its new official name reads “Historisches Archiv zum Tourismus (Willy-Scharnow-Archiv)”. The funding does not, however, allow for more than limited service so that further fund raising is needed. But by January 2013 most of the sources will be accessible again (visits only according to prior agreement). Already on the 29th of November 2012 there will be an opening ceremony (cf. http://hist-soz.de/hat/HAT-FLYER-ZTG12.pdf) - those who happen to be in the German capital at that time are cordially invited to join that event. Hasso Spode (email@example.com)