Agricultural Office of Opava

Language of Description
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

0,25 linear meters


The documents of the Kulturamt Troppau (Agricultural of Opava) were separated during the organisation of the fonds from the period 1938–1945 in other archives, this being from the fonds of the Reich Governorship Liberec (Regional State Archives Litoměřice) and from the fonds of the German Settlement Association Prague (National Archives Prague). In the years 1961 and 1965 the documents were gathered together in the State Archives in Opava. The fonds was first arranged in 1965. This provisional inventory list was replaced in 1999 by a new inventory, which is accessible on

Scope and Content

The fonds of the Kulturamt Troppau (Agricultural Office of Opava) has survived lacunae. The fonds contains only files consisting of lists of land property, documents associated with trusteeship (in German Treuhandverwaltung) and other associated paperwork. Inter alia, there are 2 lists kept here of Jewish land property in the competence circuit of the office with data about the area of plots and names and owners and with a note about the then fate of those lands (1939).

System of Arrangement

Only Files classified by subject into lists of land property, trusteeship and other associated paperwork have survived in the fonds.

Finding Aids

  • Kravar Z.: Zemědělský úřad Opava (Kulturamt Troppau). 1939 – 1945. Inventář, Opava, Zemský archiv, 1999, 8 s.

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.


This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.