Rīgas pilsētas Galvenā un personālā valde

  • Main Board and Staff of City of Riga
  • Haupt- und Personalamt der Stadt Riga
Language of Description
1941 - 1944
Level of Description
  • German
  • Latvian
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

417 files

Biographical History

The Main board and staff of the city of Riga was established in July 1941 and in July-September appears in the documents as Riga City Board, the Central Riga City Board, and later as the Main board and staff of Riga city. Hugo Wittrock was appointed the city’s mayor.

Archival History

The documents were received from the Riga city archives.

Scope and Content

List of doctors and nurses who were dismissed or who did not appear to work, including Jewish doctors, June-August of 1941; Jewish property, including it acquisition; establishing of ghetto; transfer of Jewish schools and hospitals to the ghetto suburb; stopping of gas supply to the ghetto (1941); closing of ghetto in 1943; establishing of commission to take over the ghetto and renaming of ghetto to Russensiedlung.


No other records expected.

System of Arrangement

Files are arranged according to the inventories.

Conditions Governing Access

Free access.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The physical condition of documents is satisfactory.

Finding Aids

  • 1 printed finding aid is available at the reading room.

Archivist Note

Entry added on September 30, 2014 by Rita Bogdanova based on finding aids available at the repository.

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0


Corporate Bodies