The stern Photo Archive in exhibitions of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
May 2022 The exhibition "The Olympic Games 72 in images – Photographs from the collections of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek" shows images from the stern Photo Archive among other sources
November 2021 The exhibition "Facing the Balkans. South-East Europe in photographs by Harald Schmitt" presents images of the stern photographer Harald Schmitt from the time after his engagement with the stern
March 2020 First images of the stern Photo Archive are shown as a teaser at the exhibition "MUNICH. LOOK here!"
New database and digitization of the stern Photo Archive
February 2023 The image portal www.stern-fotoarchiv.de goes online with almost 1,100 catalogued photo stories, almost 17,000 contact sheets and more than 250,000 individual images stern Photo Archive
June 2022 Over 600 indexed photo stories with almost 10,000 contact sheets and more than 140,000 individual images catalogued in the internal image database
May 2022 The third of three scanning service providers takes up work on the mass digitization
December 2021 Start of indexing in the internal image database The first 100,000 images are digitized
September 2021 Start of mass digitization
June 2021 Relocation of the internal image database from the test server to the productive system
May/June 2021 Assignment of the mass digitization work to three scanning service providers following EU-wide invitation to tender
February 2021 A team of six student assistants starts the preparations for the digitization
September 2020 Signing of the contract with a software provider for the licensing and configuration of a new database for the stern Photo Archive
Acquisitions complementing the stern Photo Archive
June 2022 Acquisition of the photo archive of Volker Hinz by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
December 2020 Cession of private image collections by Jürgen Müller-Schneck to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
September 2020 Cession of private image collections of the stern journalist Mario R. Dederichs to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
August 2020 Cessation of the privately owned stern image collection of Mihály Moldvay to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
March 2020 Cessation of the privately owned stern image collection of Harald Schmitt to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
February 2020 Cessation of the privately owned stern image collections of Hanns Jörg Anders and Peter Thomann to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
September 2019 Cessation of the privately owned stern image collections of Jay Ullal, Jürgen Gebhardt and Fred Ihrt to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Press conference and presentation on the occasion of the donation
August 2019 Press conference and presentation on the occasion of the donation of the stern Photo Archive with representatives of the publishing house Gruner + Jahr, former stern photographers and the Bavarian State Minister for Education and the Arts Bernd Sibler
Move and compilation of the stern Photo Archive
May 2020 The boxes of the stern A archive are moved into the shelving system built specially for this purpose at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
May 2019 All files and further materials of the stern archive of negatives are compiled at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
May – June 2019 The stern Photo Archive is moved from Hamburg to Munich.