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Baurat Theodor Reh papers

Identifier: MSS 78 small

Scope and Contents

The Baurat Theodor Reh papers include correspondence, mostly dated 1939, to and from Baurat Theodor Reh, Reichsverkehrsminister Julius Dorpmüller, and others, relating to the railroad system in German South-West Africa (now Namibia). Dorpmüller was the Nazi Germany Minister of Transportation. Also in the collection is a map, charts, printed matter, and Reh's "Supf-Plakette" certificate. The materials document some of Nazi Germany's plans for post-World War II port construction, railroad expansion and road building in the former colony of South-West Africa.


  • Creation: 1929 - 1941


Language of Materials

The material is in German.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States and international copyright laws. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact MSU Libraries Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

Baurat Theodor Reh was a councillor in the Regierungsbaumeister (Building Ministry). He worked as an architect and surveyor.


.15 Linear Feet (4 folders)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Purchased by MSU Libraries in 1969..

Baurat Theodor Reh papers
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Nicole Smeltekop
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

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