Комисарство по Еврейските Въпроси
- Commissariat for Jewish Questions
- Komisarstvo Evreyskite Vaprosi
Extent and Medium
From the T︠S︡entralen dŭrzhaven arkhiv (Central State Archives), Bulgaria, Fond 190.
Scope and Content
Contains personal files; lists of the real estate property of Jews; lists of persons of Jewish origin; bank inventories and receipts for deposited Jewish property; correspondence regarding Jewish rights and duties, the payment of taxes by Jews, the expropriation and sale of Jewish property, the “New Territories” of Thrace and Macedonia, and the establishment of ghettos; announcements of actions for the sale of expropriated Jewish property; an agreement for the initial deportation of 20,000 Jews; reports on the rounding up and resettlement of Jews; plans for temporary concentration camps; name lists of Jews sent to camps; the statements and testimony of Jewish committees after the fall of Bulgarian fascism in September 1944; interrogation reports; testimony by Jews detained in camps or working in hard-labor units; orders from the Commissariat for Jewish Affairs; reports, orders, and lists regarding administrative matters of the Commissariat; records of the Jewish community councils in various cities; and records and correspondence concerning the “Arakha tax.”.
Existence and Location of Copies
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum http://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn501842
Rules and Conventions
EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0