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Dorothy Platz succeeds city archivist Werner Warth

Dorothy Platz succeeds city archivist Werner Warth

Dorothy Platz, 46, studied modern history, history of science and English literature at the University of Bayreuth. She then obtained a doctorate in modern history from Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen. She then completed two years of specialized training at the Marburg Archive School. Dorothy Platz has many years of experience as a scientific archivist. Since 2021 she has also been working as a lecturer at the Graubünden University of Applied Sciences, and in 2022 she became self-employed in an archive service company. She performs her role as City Archivist and Records Manager for the City of Will with a 30 percent workload.

Dorothy Platz replaces former city archivist Werner Warth, who will retire on January 31, 2024. Werner Warth has been looking after the city archives of Weil since 1995. During this time, he has, among other things, the podium Based on countless historical documents and photos that can be found. Since 2001, Werner Warth has also been director of the City Museum, bringing the history of the city of Weil closer to the general public through new and exciting exhibitions. Werner Warth will continue to manage the city museum in addition to his position as community archivist in Weil.

The City of Whale would like to thank Werner Warth for his great commitment and many years of loyalty. She wishes him good luck and success in the new phase of his life.