Vilniaus žydų getas

  • Ghetto der Stadt Wilna
  • The Vilnius Ghetto
F. R-1421
Language of Description
6 Sep 1941 - 23 Sep 1943
Level of Description
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Yiddish
  • Cyrillic
  • Hebrew
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

2 subfonds and 796 files. The fonds is microfilmed. Some originals of documents are handwritten.

Scope and Content

The fonds contains various documents covering different aspects of Jewish life in the ghetto (activities of Judenrat, Ghetto police, Health care, Labour, Cultural, Social care and other institutions). Sub-fonds no 2 consist of various posters of performances, concerts, lectures, sports events, meetings, events held in the Vilnius ghetto in 1942-1943

Existence and Location of Copies

    • USHMM RG-26.015M
    • Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum (partial copies of the fonds are divided into different thematic collections)

Archivist Note

Entry added by VV on 29 July 2013, based on Žirikova, Galina, Lietuvos centrinio valstybės archyvo fondai: holokausto Lietuvoje tyrimo šaltinis (The Collections of the State Archive of Lithuania: a Source of Research on the Holocaust in Lithuania), Vilnius: Valstybinis Vilniaus Gaono Žydų Muziejus, 2011.

Additional information from USHMM finding aid.

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

Entry updated by Neringa on 18 March 2015.