Štátny policajný úrad v Žiline

  • State Police Bureau in Žilina
Language of Description
1935 - 1945
Level of Description
  • Slovak
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

39 linear meters, paper documents.

Archival History

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Scope and Content

The fonds contains many files pertaining to the persecution of Jews at the territory of competence of the State Police Bureau in Žilina. These include various reports on Jews, reports on house searches of Jewish owners, various applications of Jews such as those asking for the permission to use public spaces after 10:00 PM or those asking for the exception from the obligation to wear the compulsory marking of Jews. The fonds contains documents on confiscation of Jewish movable property as well as documents pertaining the auctions of Jewish property. Various documents pertaining to the printing houses of Jewish owners in Žilina. List of Roma living in Žilina. Documents pertaining to the Labor camp in Dubnica nad Váhom. Reports of the State police Bureau in Žilina on persons sent to labor camps or persons who escaped from such camps and their arrest. Various instructions and orders of Ministry of Interior on so-called associals and camps for so-called associals. Documents from the period of occupation include also the reports of SPB in Žilina to the Sipo in Žilina on results of police round-ups at the territory of SPB in Žilina from March 1945. Lists of prisoners from September - December 1944 and January 1945. Some documents pertain to the arrest of Jews by the Hlinka Guard units in late 1944 and their deportation.


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Finding Aids

  • Printed catalogue, Štátny policajný úrad v Žiline 1935-1945, Authors:J. Harantová, F. Hrtánkoá, K. Chudá, M. Kováčiková, H. Lukáčová, Bytča 1994

Archivist Note

The fonds was identified and described by Ján Hlavinka.

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0