Oddziałowe Archiwum Instytutu Pamięci Narodowej w Rzeszowie
- The Branch Archive of the Institute of National Remembrance in Rzeszów
The Institute of National Remembrance - Branch in Rzeszów. Branch Office for Preservation and Dissemination of Archival Records was created in 2001. In 2016 it was renamed the Branch Archive of the Institute of National Remembrance in Rzeszów.
Mandates/Sources of Authority
The Branch Archive of the Institute of National Remembrance in Rzeszów works on the ground of the Act on the Institute of National Remembrance of December 18, 1998, Journal of Law (Dziennik Ustaw) 07.63.424 with changes and the Act on Reveal of Information about Secret Service's Documents from 1944-1990, Journal of Law (Dziennik Ustaw) 07.63.425 with changes.
Archival and Other Holdings
The archive of Rzeszów branch of Institute of National Remembrance (Instytut Pamięci Narodowej - IPN) possesses about 3 running kilometers of records. The holdings consist of documents of Rzeszów branch of Polish Secret Service (UOP/ABW), records from the Militia (MO) and of Security Office/Security Service (Urząd Bezpieczeństwa/Służba Bezpieczeństwa - UB/SB) local branch in Rzeszów, the local Prison Service Office in Rzeszów, courts and public prosecutor's offices of Rzeszów appeal district. Among the court records there are documents concerning procedure of declaring death in absentia, containing the documentation about the victims of Nazi crimes. The prosecution and court records contains records from investigations concerning of Nazi crimes in Rzeszów region.
The holdings are available in the workroom open: Monday-Thursday 8.00 - 15.00 and Friday 8.00 - 18.00