Okresní národní výbor Vodňany

  • District National Committee of Vodňany / NAD 443
Language of Description
1 Jan 1945 - 31 Dec 1960
Level of Description
  • Czech
  • German
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Extent and Medium

Textual material

49,64 linear meters


Biographical History

The origin, organization and competence of district national committees as new state bodies was established by the Constitutional Decree No. 18 of the President of the Republic of 1945. First, a branch of the District National Committee of Písek was established in Vodňany, and then in 1949, the District National Committee of Vodňany. It ceased to exist on June 30, 1960 due to a territorial re-organization.

Archival History

The fonds has been preserved almost untouched. The first transfer of files from the district national committees to the Strakonice District Archives took place in 1963. Gradually, further transfers took place, the last of which in 2014 from the Písek State District Archives. The processing and inventory of the District National Committee of Vodňany was completed in 2016.

Scope and Content

The fonds contains documents of the district people's administration and delegated state administration: official books, files, and accounting material. It documents the economic, political, social and cultural conditions of the former district of Vodňany. Information on Jews can be found in the following areas: confiscated Jewish property (1935) 1945-1952 (sorted alphabetically by name), Jewish religious community 1950, the use of the former Jewish synagogue 1950-1958.

System of Arrangement

The fonds is divided as follows: I Official books: a) administrative books, b) records; II File material: a) registry finding aids; b) files - the handling periods 1945-1948, 1949-1950, 1951-1954, 1955-1958, 1959-1960; III Accounting material; IV Other material; V Associated agenda of the District National Committee.

Conditions Governing Access


Finding Aids

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.