Amtsgericht (District Court) of Slavonice

Language of Description
1 Jan 1935 - 31 Dec 1946
Level of Description
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

8,06 linear meters


The fonds‘ registry office of the Amtsgericht (District Court) in Slavonice stayed at the District Court in Slavonice and after its cancellation in 1948 it was taken over by the District Court in Dačice from where it was transferred in 1954 to the State Archives in Telč. From there it was transferred again to the District Archives in Jindřichův Hradec in 1981. In 1962 the inventory including an introduction was made. Newly discovered materials was added and arranged in 2012 as an addition to the inventory.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of files documenting regular activity of a German Amtsgericht (district court) in a borderland district. They are inheritance and guardian files, files of civil and criminal agenda, book of filing registers. The fonds is quite well preserved. The civil agenda is almost complete, mainly the inheritance files. It is possible to find single items relevant to Jewish history – politically motivated crimes, persecution in occupied territory, border crossing (see lists of prisoners on the Gestapo’s order or the secret police). For researching Jewish history attention needs to be paid to property rights issues, mainly inheritance matters.

System of Arrangement

The fonds the original registry system was preserved. The fonds is divided as follows: I. Own judicial agenda – books, files on administrative agenda (1938-1940) according to the Reich file numbers, 1941-1945 according to Austrian file numbers, Inheritance court agenda – books, files. The fonds is almost completely sorted (0, 01 linear meter unsorted).

Finding Aids

  • Randýsek Robert, Úřední soud Slavonice 1938-194.5 Inventář, 1962, ev. č. AP 100, 18 s., strojopis; Körnerová Chládková Michaela, Úřední soud Slavonice (1935)1938-1945(1946). Inventář, 2012, ev. č. AP 934, 10 s., strojopis; Körnerová Chládková Michaela, Úřední soud Slavonice (1935)1938-1945(1946). Inventář, 2012, ev. č. AP 934, 10 s., elektronická pomůcka BACH.

Process Info

  • This archival description was created by the Jewish Museum in Prague in the framework of the cooperation between EHRI and the Yerusha project.


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