Trenčianska župa II

  • Trenčín County II
Language of Description
1940 - 1945
Level of Description
  • German
  • Slovak
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

579 boxes and 420 book. Paper documents.

Biographical History

Based on the Law No. 190/1939 the territory of Slovakia (1939-1945) was divided into six administrative regions called County (Župa). One of these six counties was Trenčín County (Trenčianska župa) with the seat in Trenčín. County was established and acting from 1 January 1940. The County Office of the Trenčín County was the superior body of the state administration to the District Offices of several districts. The county consists of the following districts: Trenčín, Piešťany, Myjava, Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Púchov, Ilava, Považská Bystrica, Bytča, Žilina, Kysucké Nové Mesto, Čadca a Bánovce. The Head of the County nominated by the government and was in charge of the County Office. The whole County Office was subordinated to the Ministry of Interior.

Archival History

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Scope and Content

Fonds contains preserved documents of the County Office of the Trenčín County (Trenčianska župa), which was the regional state administration body in Slovakia (1940-1945). Besides essential documents on the political, economic and security developments at the respected territory it contains important documents on the anti-Jewish policy of the Hlinka Slovak People´s Party Regime. Fonds, for example, contains files about the doctors of Jewish origin and limitations of their practice, file on the expropriation of the property of spa in Piešťany which belonged to Winter family and files on individual arrests of Jews in 1940. Besides that, there is a file concerning the meetings of officials discussing the anti-Jewish measures in Žilina, files pertaining to various bans in various municipalities within the county. Fonds also contains various instructions issued by the Ministry of Interior within the framework of the anti-Jewish policy of the regime covering a wide variety of measures such as limitation of employment of Jews in public service, organizing of expulsion of Jews from Bratislava in 1941, instructions on the compulsory marking of Jews, etc. Fonds also contains monthly Situation reports of District Offices reflecting the anti-Jewish policy and situation of Jews as well as reports on activities of security forces against Jews.


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System of Arrangement

Files are arranged numerically and by departments.

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Finding Aids

  • Printed inventory, 1957, in the Researchers´Room of the archvie.

Existence and Location of Copies

  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Archivist Note

Fonds was identified and described by Ján Hlavinka.

Rules and Conventions

EHRI Guidelines for Description v.1.0