Kauno sunkiųjų darbų kalėjimas

  • Zentralgefängnis in Kauen
  • Kaunas Hard-Labour Prison
Identifier
F. R-731
Language of Description
English
Dates
24 Jun 1941 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
Fonds
Languages
  • German
  • Lithuanian
Scripts
  • Latin
Source
EHRI

Extent and Medium

4 subfonds and 6167 files.

Scope and Content

This collection contains documents concerning the handing over of Jewish inmates and the mass killing of Jews at the Ninth Fort (the description based on Galina Žirikova (2011), 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, p. 12. The fonds consists mostly of personal files of the arrested people. There are also administrative documents of the chief of the prison; lists of Jews who were arrested and moved to the Ninth Fort in 1942; correspondence concerning arrested or released prisoners. The files include many Jewish names. The fonds consists mostly of personal files of the arrested people. There are also administrative documents of the chief of the prison; lists of Jews who were arrested and moved to the Ninth Fort in 1942; correspondence concerning arrested or released prisoners. The files include many Jewish names.

Appraisal

Documents are partially handwritten. The fonds also includes drawings.

Existence and Location of Copies

  • USHMM RG-26.035M

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. Extra information from USHMM finding aid.

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

Information updated by Neringa on 19 February 2015.

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