Generalinis komisaras Kaune

  • Der Generalkommissar in Kauen
  • General Commissar of the Lithuanian General Region
F. R-615
Language of Description
17 Jul 1941 - 1 Aug 1944
Level of Description
  • German
  • Lithuanian
  • Russian
  • Cyrillic
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

2 subfonds and 248 files.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of documents concerning confiscation and destruction of Lithuanian Jews' cultural valuables and attempts to save them in the ghetto. Items include orders, circulars, and correspondence of the Kaunas Gebietskommissar SA Hauptsturmfuehrer Jordan concerning confiscation of cultural valuables owned by Jews, communists, and Freemasons; documentation by Ostaland reichskomissar Lohse concerning the procedures for confiscating cultural valuables of political parties and organizations.

Existence and Location of Copies

  • USHMM RG-26.019M

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.

Languages of the material added from USHMM finding aid.

Additional information by Neringa on 13 March 2014 based on survey and information provided by LCVA.

Information updated by Neringa on 21 March 2015.