Žydų mokslo institutas (JIVO) Vilniuje

  • Žydowski instytut naukowy (JIWO) w Wilnie
  • Institute for Jewish Research (YIVO) in Vilnius
F. 287
Language of Description
1750 - 1944
Level of Description
  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Yiddish
  • Cyrillic
  • Hebrew
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

34 subfonds and 2289 files.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of various documents collected by the employees of the Scientific Institute: documents of different Vilnius city and Vilnius region Jewish public organizations and institutions; Jewish community documents, correspondence with Jewish communities abroad; documents of activities of educational institutions, Jewish theatres, printing houses, trade unions; documents regarding pogroms in Byelorussia and Ukraine; press cuttings, the Vilnius ghetto documents; personal documents of the Jewish writers and poets with their notes, pieces of works, poems, lyrics; material collected by the History research department of the institute; files of the E. R. Kaminka theatre archive, etc.


Partially handwritten.

Archivist Note

Entry written by Neringa based on survey and information provided by LCVA.

Entry updated by Neringa on 19 March 2015.

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0