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First posted on November 13th 2007, last revised on June 1st 2008

The Memelland was part of the territory of the Teutonic Order until 1525, of the Duchy in Prussia 1525-1618, of Brandenburg-Prussia 1618-1919 (Province East Prussia), of unified Germany 1871-1919. A separate entity under Allied military administration : Memelland 1919-1924, autonomous part of Lithuania 1924-1939, reintegrated into Germany 1939-1945, part of Lithuania / the USSR 1945-1991, of Lithuania since 1991

Clio Online, keyword Memel, Klaipeda; German language History Portal
Article Klaipeda Region, Lithuania Minor, from Wikipedia
Category History of Klaipeda, from Wikipedia
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Memellandkreise (Memelland Districts Study Circle), in German
Walter Hubatsch, Das Memelland 1920-1939 und das Problem der Minderheiten (The Memelland 1920-1939 and the Problem of Minorities; 1964 lecture), posted by AdM, in German
Vygantas Vareikis, Die Rolle des Schützenbundes Litauens bei der Besetzung des Memelgebiets 1923 (The Role of Lithuania's Marksmen's Guild during the Occupation of the Memel Territory 1923), (1999) in German
Joachim Tauber, Das Memelgebiet (1919-1944) in der deutschen und litauischen Historiographie nach 1945 (The Memel Territory 1919-1944 in German and Lithuanian Historiography since 1945), posted by Nordost-Archiv (2001), in German
Richard Doody, Memel-Klaipeda, from The World at War
Juden in Klaipeda, from Juden in Ostpreussen (Jews in Klaipeda, from Jews in East Prussia), in German
List of Publications, from Klapiedos Universitetas, in Lithuanian
Lithuania Memel Insurrection 1923, from ACED
Alfred Erich Senn, What Happened in Lithuania in 1940 ?
Christina Juditha Nikolajew, Die Deutschen in einem Litauischen Schulgeschichtsbuch der Sowjetzeit (The Germans in a Lithuanian School Textbook from the Soviet Era)
Tillmann Tegeler, The Expulsion of the German Speakers from the Baltic Countries, in Steffen Prauser and Arfon Rees, The Expulsion of "German" Communities from Eastern Europe at the End of the Second World War (2004)
History of Klaipeda Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts
History, from Klaipedos Baldai (Joiners' Shop)
History of Oil Harbour (Klaipeda), from Oil LT
Company History, from Swyturys Brewery, Klaipeda
Memel Timeline, from Paetzel Info
Klaipeda Music Theatre, from Randburg
History of the County, from Klaipeda County
Stadt- und Landkreis Memel, from Verwaltungsgeschichte, by Michael Rademacher, in German
Memel, from Roman Catholic Hierarchy
Search RHS Bibliography for Memel
DOCUMENTS Das Memelland 1920-1929, from Wahlen in der Weimarer Republik (The Memelland 1920-1929, from : Elections in the Weimar Republic), in German
Statut du Territoire du Memel (1924), from Archivio di Storia e Diritto Costituzionali, document in French, site in Italian
Bericht der nach Memel entsandten Sonderkommission an die Botschafterkonferenz (Commission Report on Memel 1923, German translation), posted by Ostdeutsches Forum
Notgeld Memel 1922, from German Notes
Flag, from FOTW
Flag & Coat of Arms, from Flaggenlexikon, in German and English
Minorities Problem, in : The American Jewish Committee, 33rd Annual Report 1940, posted by AJC Archives
Article Memel, from EB 1911
Article Memel, from Jewish Encyclopedia 1901-1906
Article Memel, from Brockhaus Konversationslexikon 1894-1896, in German
Article Memel, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Postage Stamps, posted by Evert Klaseboer
Fremdsprachige Minderheiten im Deutschen Reich : Kreise mit mindestens 5 % fremdsprachiger Bevölkerung 1903 (Minorities Speaking Foreign Languages in Germany : Districts with at least 5 % non-German Speaking Population 1903), from Verwaltungsgeschichte (Administrative History) by M. Rademacher
J. Chr. Nelkenbrecher, Allgemeines Taschenbuch der Münz-, Maass- und Gewichtskunde für Banquiers und Kaufleute (General Manual on Coinage, Measurement and Weights, for Bankers and Merchants) Berlin 1832, in German, entries Memel, posted by DTBSWS
Language Map East Prussia (Andrees Handatlas 6th edition 1914, 7th edition 1921, *th edition 1924-1925), posted by M. Witkam
Statut du Territoire de Memel (1923), from Archivio di Costituzione Storiche
Documents : Newspaper Entries Simplicissimus 1896-1944, Index (pp.50-51), Volumes 8 cartoons on Memelland; in German
New York Times Archive 1851-1980 has 1,159 articles on Memel
Life Magazine, 1936-1972, Search for "Memel", search all issues; 9 Memel articles, GB