Denmark Collection: Documentation regarding the Jews of Denmark during the Holocaust period
- Yad Vashem archives
- YV archives
Scope and Content
In the Record Group there is official documentation and personal documentation including testimonies, letters and personal documents on subjects related to the history of the Jews of Denmark and Norway during the Holocaust period, including displays of antisemitism, smuggling Jews out of Denmark, deportation of Jews from Denmark to Theresienstadt, rescue of the Danish Jews and lists of Jews deported from Norway.
The Record Group also includes a collection of thank you letters sent to Cecilia Pels from Copenhagen by Jewish deportees who received food parcels from her in the years 1941-1943.
Description of the files are available on IDEA ALM system at Yad Vashem Archives reading room
Existence and Location of Originals
JL according to the RG description in the YV system
Rules and Conventions
EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0
Dates of Descriptions