The Baden-Württemberg Department State Archive, Ludwigsburg State Archive (Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Staatsarchiv Ludwigsburg) contains several holdings that may be relevant for the history of leprosy in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.
Finding aids for most of the files are available online.
A full text search for the key words “Lepra”, “Leprosen”, or “Aussätzige” (leprosy, lepers) yields many results (administrative documents, medical reports, and images), including the following:
With the exception of the photographs, the files are not digitised, but can be accessed in the archive’s reading room.
Additional material on leprosy may be found in the reference library of the State Archives Ludwigsburg. Its online search function is located here.
Entry updated January 2016
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