Австрийский союз еврейских легитимистов (г. Вена)

  • Verband der jüdischen Legitimisten österreichs (Wien)
  • Records of the Verband der jüdischen Legitimisten Österreichs (Association of Jewish Legitimists of Austria), Vienna
Language of Description
1930 - 1938
Level of Description
  • German
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

55 files

Archival History

The records were created by several German occupation agencies including the Reichssicherheitshauptamt, the Zentralbauleitung der Waffen‐SS und Polizei in Auschwitz, the Gestapo, and the SS. The Red Army captured them at the end of World War II and later deposited them in the Center for the Preservation of Historical Documentary Collections (formerly the Osobyi Archive) in Moscow, Russia; in 1999, it was merged into RGVA, Russian State Military History Archives. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives selected certain files for filming during 1992 and 1993 and filming continues.

Scope and Content

The records of Fond 1189 contains materials related to the activities of the Union of Austrian Jewish legitimists, its board, and departments: the youth group, the legitimist Union of Jewish Women, the legitimist Jewish Veterans organization, and the editorial Office of the newspaper "Legitimist” the organ of the Union of Austrian Jewish Legitimists. Deposited in the collection are charter documents; minutes of general assembles of the union and of meetings of its board; correspondence with affiliated Jewish organizations and with organizations of war veterans and other organizations; financial documents, as well lists photo albums, and the like. Selected records include: Copies of the association's newsletter "Der Legitimist," correspondence with the police, meeting minutes, and information about the March 1938 dissolution of this association, which supported the restoration of the Hapsburg monarchy.

Existence and Location of Copies

  • USHMM RG‐11.001M.35 Reel 106

Archivist Note

Entry selected by Anastasia Zaplatina

Rules and Conventions

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