Tragedy in Cologne

The Society of American Archivists extends its sincere condolences to the families and friends of nine people missing since the collapse in Germany of a building housing Cologne's historical archives on March 3, 2009.

We send our hopes and prayers that our colleagues will recover from this extraordinary disaster.

See also video footage, photo gallery, and other articles of the aftermath.

Appeal for volunteers from the Director of the Cologne archives
(SALON - the Society of Antiquaries of London Online Newsletter)

Last Victim Found as Cologne Effort Switches to History

Photo Gallery: The Effort to Save Cologne's History

Nine missing as Cologne archives collapse