ENSV ORKA erifondide osakonna Saksa okupatsiooni dokumentide uurijatele kasutamiseks väljaantud koopiate kollektsioon
- Collection of copies, including documents about the German occupation, preserved in the special collections department of the Central State Archives of the October Revolution (ORKA) of the Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic intended for investigators and researchers
Extent and Medium
During the Soviet era in Estonia (1944-1989/1991), the archival system functioned under strict political control. Documents from the period of German occupation 1941-1944 were kept in special department; access to these materials was very limited and strictly regulated by Soviet State Security authorities.
Scope and Content
This collection of copies includes various relevant copied documents, including:
The testimonies of the Klooga camp survivors.
Materials of the ESSR Extraordinary Commission.
Acts and interrogations (1944-1945) concerning crimes in Estonia during the German occupation.
The finding aid to this collection is available online
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Reproduction
It is possible to order copies, including digital copies, and to take photographs (without flash). A price list of copies is available here.
Entry added on October 9, 2014 by Meelis Maripuu, based on finding aids available at the homepage of the Estonian State Archives, a printed finding aid, and personal research experience.
Rules and Conventions
EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0