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Industrialization of Darmstadt in the 19th century.

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Uecker, Arthur
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    The industrializationprozess of the german city Darmstatd from 1815 to 1900 is described. Uecker defines the term industrialization as the diffusion of industrial mass products. The available operating range of the town – the contact of the economic area of Darmstadt with the sorrounding via the traffic system and the alternately incorporation of central markets and cities – is in close relationship to this diffusion-process. The following topics are addessed: - Population Movement - Undertakings and employees by branch of trade and industry in Darmstadt - Infrastructure: water supply, canalisation, electricity supply, tramways - Development of railroading - Development of banking sector Three time periods are distinguished: - basic process of industrilization till 1850 - the period from 1850 – 1870 as era of the formation of Darmstadt’s industry - expansion of Darmstadt’s industry (ca. 1870 - 1900) Topics: Datatables in HISTAT: A. Population A.1 Population and Population movement in Darmstadt, 1800 - 1900 B. Expenses and Consumption of the City B.1 Import of coal, 1865 - 1900 B.2 The city’s expenses, 1869 - 1900 C. Transportation, Communication and Infrastructure C.1 Manufactoring facilities of rail-companies, 1846 - 1900 C.2 Transport performances and income of the Main-Neckar-railroad, 1847 - 1870 C.3 Railway station Darmstadt and the development of traffic of the Hessische Ludwigs-railway-company, 1846 - 1900 C.4 Railway station Darmstadt and the development of traffic of the Main-Neckar-railway-company, 1850 - 1900 C.5 Development of tramway, 1898/99 - 1909/10 C.6 Outgoing and incoming post of the post offices in Darmstadt, 1871-1900 C.7 Infrastructure: drinking water supply, 1880-1909 C.8 Infrastructure: canalisation, 1880-1910 C.9 Infrastructure: electricity supply g, 1893-1910 D. Bank houses D.1 Bank houses: Development and saving activities of the municipal savings bank, 1837-1861/70 D.2 Bank houses: Bank for trade and industry in Darmstadt, assets and liabilities, 1853-1870 D.3 Bank houses: Bank for trade and industry in Darmstadt, assets and liabilities, 1875-1900 D.4 Bank houses: Bank of South Germany (Bank für Süddeutschland) in Darmstadt, 1856-1870 D.5 Bank houses: Bank of South Germany (Bank für Süddeutschland) in Darmstadt, assets and liabilities, 1875-1900 E. craftsman, tradesman and occupation groups (no time series, therefore data are not in HISTAT. ordering at: E.1 craftsman and tradesman of selected production areas (1819, 1850, 1870) E.2 decline of individual businesses 1819 and 1850 E.3 employees by groups of trade and manufacturing per 1000 capita (Scheme of the german empire statistik (= Reichsstatistik) ), 1882, 1895 E.4 employees by occupational category in Darmstadt and of the German empire per 1000 capita, 1882 and 1895 E.5 undertakings and employees by industrial branches in Darmstadt, 1882 and 1895
Temporal Coverage
  • 1815 / 1900
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
    city of Darmstadt
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
    city of Darmstadt
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Company reports, financial reports, Files of the State’s Archive in Darmstadt (= Geheimes Staatsarchiv Darmstadt), Scientific publications.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Geographic Unit
    Number of Units: 85
    Number of Variables: 110
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8335 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Uecker, Arthur, 1928: Die Industrialisierung Darmstadts im 19. Jh. Dissertation, Universität Heidelberg.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Uecker, Arthur (2008): Die Industrialisierung Darmstadts im 19. Jahrhundert.. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.