Scripts & Handwriting

  • Old German handwritten scripts by German Genealogy (
  • Excellent tutorial on the site
  • manuscriptorium - The Manuscriptorium project is creating a virtual research environment providing access to all existing digital documents in the sphere of historic book resources (manuscripts, incunabula, early printed books, maps, charters and other types of documents). 
  • The tranScriptorium project aims to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions for the indexing, search and full transcription of historical handwritten document images, using Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology.
  • Transkribus - Transcribe. Collaborate. Share …and benefit from cutting edge research in Handwritten Text Recognition!


Modern - Fraktur - Sütterlin - Kurrent

Germanic Alphabet