Slovenská tlačová kancelária
- Slovak Press Bureau
Extent and Medium
10 linear meters, paper documents and photographs.
Scope and Content
The Slovak Press Bureau was a state press agency of the Slovak Republic 1939-1945. The fonds contains files as well as extensive photo archive of the Slovak Press Agency from the years 1939-1945. While files are not processed and therefore not accessible, the photo archive is completely digitized and available in the Research Room of the Slovak National Archive. It contains thousands of pictures taken by professionals of the Slovak Press Bureau covering various events in Slovakia of that period. This includes some of the anti-Jewish measures (such as deportation of Jews in 1942) even though Holocaust is not covered extensively. Photo archive, however, contains thousands of pictures of various high officials, foreign ambassadors and diplomats, military commanders and representatives as well as photos of various places in Slovakia.
Conditions Governing Access
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
A card file with the description of pictures (photos). Digitized, available at the Research Room of the archive.
The fonds was identified and described by Ján Hlavinka.
Rules and Conventions
EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0