Amtsgericht (District Court) of Vimperk

Language of Description
1 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1947
Level of Description
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

9,49 linear meters


The documents of the administrative and civil agendas were taken out from the registry of the District Court in Vimperk and in 1959 they were handed over to the State Archives in Třeboň. The documents of the criminal agenda were taken over by the Archives from district public prosecutors' offices. The fonds was processed in 1960 and 1961. In 1981, the fonds was transferred to the State District Archives in Prachatice.

Scope and Content

The fonds includes documents of the Amtsgericht (District Court) of Vimperk from the period of the German occupation. The preserved files concern administrative and judicial agendas, both criminal and civil ones (disputes, seizures of property, inheritance, and guardianships), and the agenda of land books from 1938-1945. The criminal files include documents concerning national and racial discrimination, illegal crossing of the border, etc. Except for the agenda of inheritance court the fonds has been well preserved.

System of Arrangement

The fonds is divided into: A. Books (official and auxiliary ones) and B. Files: 1. Administrative files, 2. Files of the judicial agenda (general, civil, and criminal matters) and Land files.

Finding Aids

  • Flodr J. - Randýsek R. - Reitzová E.: Úřední soud (Amtsgericht) Vimperk 1938-1945(1947). Inventář, Prachatice 1993, 16 s., ev. č. 8.

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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