Manfred Komorowski

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Manfred Komorowski (born February 23, 1948 in Wattenscheid ) is a German Romanist and librarian in Duisburg and Essen.


Komorowski made his Abitur in 1966 at the Wattenscheider Gymnasium and studied Romance languages , Hispanic and sports studies at the Ruhr University Bochum , the University of Strasbourg and the University of Salamanca . After the state examination in 1974 he entered the higher library service. In 1974/75 he worked as a library trainee at the Bochum University Library and the Dortmund City Library . 1976 doctorate he in Bochum Dr. phil. Afterwards temporarily at the University Library Freiburg , from 1977 he worked at the University Library Duisburg, which became the University Library Duisburg-Essen in 2003 . He retired in 2013 .

His work focuses on the bibliographical record of old university publications , the history of books and libraries in Duisburg and Königsberg , the history of the Albertus University in Königsberg and the history of German libraries during the Nazi era . He works on the Lexicon of the Entire Book System (LGB 2), on the Old Prussian Biography and the review organ Informationsmittel für Libraries (IFB). He was involved in the source edition on the history of academic libraries in the Generalgouvernement . He is a member of the Historical Commission for East and West Prussian State Research .


The Duisburg-Essen University Bibliography lists 60 publications.

  • Voltaire's image of Spain (= European University Writings , Series 13, French Language and Literature , Volume 41), Lang, Frankfurt am Main a. a. 1976, ISBN 3-261-02055-5 (Dissertation University of Bochum, Department of Philology, 1976, 192 pages).
  • Bibliographies on Sports Science. An overview of their development in an international context . Saur, Munich 1978. GoogleBooks
  • The fate of the state and university library in Königsberg . 1980. GoogleBooks
  • Bibliography of the Duisburg university publications (1652-1817) . H. Richarz 1984. GoogleBooks
  • Doctorates at the University of Königsberg, 1548-1799. Bibliography of the pro-graduate dissertations in the upper faculties and directory of the master’s doctorates in the philosophical faculty . Saur, Munich 1988. GoogleBooks
  • Bio-bibliographical index of Jewish doctors in the 17th and 18th centuries. Inaugural dissertations and biographical references . Saur, Munich 1991. ISBN 3-598-10980-6 . GoogleBooks
  • Judaica and Hebraica collections in the Gerhard Mercator University of Duisburg. An overview with usage instructions . Duisburg 2000. GoogleBooks
  • with Klaus Garber and Axel E. Walter: Cultural history of East Prussia in the early modern period . Niemeyer 2001. GoogleBooks
  • with Hanspeter Marti: The University of Königsberg in the early modern period . Böhlau Verlag 2008. GoogleBooks
  • with Eberhard Kröger: Duisburg Bibliography: Directory of the writings on Duisburg for the period 1987 to 2001 , edited by Jan-Pieter Barbian ... Klartext, Essen 2004, ISBN 978-3-89861-306-4 .


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Dissertation: Voltaire's image of Spain . GoogleBooks
  2. M. Komorowski: Scientific libraries in the Nazi era. Research trends over the past 15 years
  3. Manfred Komorowski on DuEPublico