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Hans D. Oppel

archivist , librarian

Hans D. Oppel, German archivist, librarian. Vice president Europa-Union Deutschland, Kreisverband Bocholt-Borken, 1994-2004. Member German-British Society Bocholt (founding member), Conference German City Archivists (member technical committee 1992-2004), Lions Clubs International (deputy governor 1985-1987, 94-96, governor 1996-1997).

Background

Oppel, Hans D. was born on September 18, 1945 in Bad Kissingen, Germany. Son of Georg Karl and Gertrud (Lange) Oppel.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1976.

Career

Head archivist City of Bocholt, Germany. Head Bibliothek der Deutschen Heimatzeitschriften, Bocholt, 1991-2001. Head logistics Katastrophenschutz Institute, Bocholt, 1982-1997.

Head bibliography Euregio, 1988-1994. Associate member board Banaras Hindu University former Deutscher Heimatbund, Bonn, Germany, 1991-2002. Chairman Fachgruppe Heimatzeitschriften beim Deutschen Heimatbund, Bonn, 1992-1999, Fachgruppe Heimat und Umwelt: Medien u Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, 1999-2002.

Achievements

  • Avocations: teaching writing, travelling, music, reading.

Works

  • Author, editor Unser Bocholt, since 1977. Author: (films) Stunde Null, Der Anfang vom Ende, Schõne Stunden, heisse Wochen, wilde Jahre, Bocholt-Europastadt im Umbruch

  • also essays.

Membership

Vice president Europa-Union Deutschland, Kreisverband Bocholt-Borken, 1994-2004. Member German-British Society Bocholt (founding member), Conference German City Archivists (member technical committee 1992-2004), Lions Clubs International (deputy governor 1985-1987, 94-96, governor 1996-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: teaching writing, travelling, music, reading.

Connections

father:
Georg Karl Oppel

mother:
Gertrud (Lange) Oppel