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Provinz Pommern East Prussia
First posted on November 29th 2007, last revised on August 27th 2008








Poland since 1920 . Posen-West Prussia 1922-1938 . East Prussia . Danzig 1920-1939
Germany 1871-1919
Prussia 1772-1947
Royal Prussia 1466-1772
In 1824 the provinces of East Prussia and West Prussia were placed under one common president; in 1829 both provinces were merged to form the Province of Prussia. In 1878 it was split again, the Provinces of East and West Prussia reestablished. In 1919 Polish forces took control of the larger part of the Province of West Prussia; Poland proceeded to annex the occupied area. The city of Danzig was given the status of a free city; the Plebiscite Area Marienwerder opted for remaining with Germany and was integrated into the Province East Prussia; other remnants of the former Province of West Prussia in 1922 combined with remnants of the Province of Posen to form the Province Posen-West Prussia; it was dissolved in 1938. In 1945 the entire area of the former province of West Prussia came under Polish administration; those inhabitants declaring themselves as German nationals were expelled.







WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles Article West Prussia from Wikipedia
Article Westpreussen from Wikipedia German edition
Preussen : Provinz Westpreussen, from Verwaltungsgeschichteby M. Rademacher, in German
Preussen : Provinz Westpreussen, from Deutsche Schutzgebiete, in German
Provinz Westpreussen, from Preussen Web, in German
Links, on History Clio Online, keyword Westpreussen; German language History Portal
Kategorie : Westpreussen, from Wikipedia German edition
from KODEKS; as of June 2008 exclusively on Kashubia
Historical Dictionary Preussen Web, in German
Historical Maps Administrative Structures in Prussia 1818-1938, from IEG Maps
Pommern 1789, Prussia 1789, by Thomas Höckmann
City Panoramas 19th Century, from Historic Maps, Danzig 1847, Elbing 1842
City Panoramas 1750, from Historic Maps, Danzig
City maps Gdansk 4 maps 1887-1906, from Discus Media
Map Danzig 1887 (Meyers, 5th ed.), from Hic Leones
Language Map West Prussia & Posen (Andrees Handatlas 6th edition 1914, 7th edition 1921, 8th edition 1924-1925), posted by M. Witkam
Maps : Province West Prussia, Regierungsbezirk Danzig, Regierungsbezirk Marienwerder, (Carl Flemming, Hand-Atlas des Preussischen Staates, Glogau : 1st edition 1846), posted by M. Witkam
Map : West Prussia (Sohr-Berghaus, 4th edition 1847) posted by M. Witkam
Timelines
Accounts of History Article West Prussia from Wikipedia
Article Westpreussen from Wikipedia German edition
Provinz Westpreussen, from Preussen Web, in German
Encyclopedia Articles Article Ermland, Culm, from Catholic Encyclopedia 1907
Article Danzig, Thorn, from Jewish Encyclopedia 1901-1906
Article West Prussia, Danzig, Elbing, Thorn, Kulmsee, Marienburg, Kashubes, Ermeland, Dirschau, from EB 1911
Articles Westpreussen, Provinz, Netzedistrikt, Ermeland, Kulmsee, Danzig, Elbing, Dirschau, Marienburg, Marienwerder, Stuhm, Thorn, Tuchel, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Articles Westpreussen, from Brockhaus Konversationslexikon 1894-1896, in German
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 Danzig, Elbing, posted by DTBSWS
J. Chr. Nelckenbrecher, Taschenbuch eines Banquiers und Kaufmanns enthaltend eine Erklärung aller ein- und ausländischen Münzen ..., Berlin : Wever 1769, in German, entries Danzig, posted by DTBSWS
Economy Die Geschichte der Brauerei Englisch Brunnen, Elbing (History of the Brewery Englisch Brunnen, Elbing), by Christina Mühleisen, in German
Die Komnickwerke in Elbing (The Komnick Factory in Elbing), by Christina Mühleisen, in German
Molkerei Schroeter (Milk Factory Schroeter), by Christina Mühleisen, in German
Ethnography Article Kashubians, from Wikipedia
Article Kaschuben, from Wikipedia German edition
Religion Article Evangelische Kirche der Union, Erzbistum Ermland, Bistum Kulm, from Wikipedia German edition
Regions Articles Netzedistrikt, Ermland, Kaschubei, Pommerellen, Kulmerland, from Wikipedia German edition
Cities Articles History of Gdansk, Elblag : History, Malbork : Town History, Sztum, History of Tczew, Torun : History, from Wikipedia
Articles Chelmza : Geschichte (Kulmsee), Danzig : Geschichte, Geschichte der Stadt Danzig bis 1878, Elblag : Geschichte (Elbing), Malbork : History (Marienburg), Sztum : Geschichte (Stuhm), Tczew : Geschichte (Dirschau), Thorn : Geschichte, from Wikipedia German edition
Structures, Institutions Structurae : Pomeranian Voivodship, Kuyavian and Pomeranian Voivodship
Elbinger Strassenbahnen (Elbing Trams), by Christina Mühleisen, in German
Bibliographies Westpreussen mit Danzig, from Bibscout
Biographies
Others

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen
Population Figures Germany : Historical Demographic Data for Administrative Divisions before 1950, from Population Statistics
Population Preussen : Westpreussen 1816-1914, from HGIS
Documents Die preussischen Provinzen und ihre Verfassungsordnung, 1815-1933 (The Prussian Provinces and Their Constitutional Order), from Verfassungen.de, in German
Provinz Westpreussen, from Gemeindeverzeichnis 1900 (Index of Municipalities), in German
Westpreussen in alten Ansichtskarten bis 1945 (West Prussia in Picture Post Cards until 1945), German language site
Historic Photos : Poland (5 on Bydgoszcz - Bromberg, 4 on Malbork-Marienburg, 5 on Sopot - Zoppot), from KJA
Documents : Newspaper Entries Simplicissimus 1896-1944, Index (p.51), Volumes 3 cartoons on Westpreussen; in German
New York Times Archive 1851-1980 has 4,429 articles on West Prussiaq, not all relevant
Periodika, from Digitales Forum Mittel- und Osteuropa, German language historical periodicals from Central and Eastern Europe
Historical Statistics Westpreussen, Production of Lignite, Steel, 1850-1914, from HGIS
Archives Staatsarchiv Danzig, from Hinterpommern.de, in German
Archivum Panstwowe w Gdansku
State Symbols Flag Province of West Prussia 1886-1920, from FOTW
Coat of Arms, from Hic Leones

PRINTED REFERENCE
Online Libraries Digitale Texte im Seminar für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Univ. Köln; many 19th century texts, mostly in German
Gutenberg Library Online, keyword Prussia
Online Journals full text online Niedersächsisches Jahrbuch für Landesgeschichte, Niedersächsisches Landesarchiv 2004-2008, in German
contents online Magazine Stacks : Zeitschrift des Westpreussischen Geschichtsvereins 1880-1941
Magazine Stacks : Zeitschrift für die Geschichte und Altertumskunde Ermlands 1938-1976
Magazine Stacks : Weichselland. Mitteilungen des Westpreußischen Geschichtsvereins 1937-1943
Magazine Stacks : Veröffentlichungen der Historischen Kommission für ost- und westpreussische Landesforschung
General Accounts Hartmut Boockmann, Deutsche Geschichte im Osten Europas : Ostpreussen und Westpreussen (German History in Europe's East : East and West Prussia), Siedler 1992, in German [G]
Handbook, Yearbook entries Territorien-Ploetz : Geschichte der Deutschen Länder, Vol.1, Würzburg 1964 [G]