Tag: Diplomatic

Edgar Kupfer-Koberwitz – Dachau Diaries

On May 11, 1945 just three days after the German capitulation the US-Missions in Bern, Stockholm and Madrid requested access to the German Diplomatic Archives. A “diplomatic note” to Switzerland was sent 5 weeks later on June 18th 1945 when…

US Passport signed by Minister Rufus King 1798

(Source: U.S. Diplomacy Center) Rufus King, a signer of the U.S. Constitution, also served as a diplomat and authorized this passport, giving David Hinckley permission to “pass without giving or suffering any molestation or hindrance.” Issued in 1798, this is…

Albert Einstein Ministerialpass (Departmental Passport)

Well, I guess most collector’s don’t know that Albert Einstein held a German “Ministerialpass” (Departmental Passport). I was discovering this fact while investigating on another Ministerialpass. His passport is dated 11/18/1930 and issued for Einstein as member of the International…

passport-collector.com at The Political Archives

passport-collector.com (PCC) at the Political Archives of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. The Political Archive is the “memory” of the Federal Foreign Office. The team includes archivists, historians and restorers as well as record management, Reading Room and stack…