Selected records from the archives of the Alliance Israélite Universelle

Identifier
irn38553
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • RG-43.117M
  • 2009.216
Dates
1 Jan 1860 - 31 Dec 1976
Languages
  • French
Source
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

54,931 digital images JEPG

69 microfilm reels 35mm

13 DVDs 4 3/4 in

2 pages of photocopies

Archival History

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from the Alliance Israélite Universelle, via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in October 2009.

Acquisition

Accession number: 2009.216

Scope and Content

The collection deals with the general situation of Jews in various countries, including relations with the local government, anti-Semitism, immigration, emigration, proselytizing by Christians and Muslims. Countries represented in order of preponderance of material include North Africa and the Middle East, including the former Ottoman Empire, countries situated in Eastern and Central Europe, and “The Rest of the world and small countries.” Also contains documents of Jonathan Thurz (1895-1976), a Polish-born Zionist leader who settled in Casablanca in 1927, which includes information about Jewish refugees.

System of Arrangement

Organized in the following order: Reel 1-48, DVD 1: Iraq, No. 4, 5, 6, 50; DVD 2: Iran No. 3,4,5,6. DVD 3: Libyan No 1,2, and Libya No 2; DVD 4: Morocco No. 16,17,18,19,20; DVD 5: Syria: No 3, and Tunisia No. 5,6; DVD 6: Turkey No. 4, 5,6,7, and Bulgaria No. 1, 2; DVD 7: Greece No. 12, 13, 14, and Hungary No. 6: DVD 8: Romania No. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18; DVD 9: Romania No 19, 20, 21, 22, 22, 23, 24; DVD 10: Romania No. 25, 27, 28, 29, 30; Reel 47-57, DVD 11: Morocco, Algeria, England, Austria, Switzerland, Fond Jonathan Thursz; DVD 12: Moscow No. A 1.01 – 2.17, A E 01 – A E 17, A E 18 –A E 35, B 1 – C 06.04, C 06.05 – C 18, E 01.1 – E 05.4; DVD 13: Moscow No. E 06.01 – E 10; ENIO 1.01 – ENIO 1.10, ENIO 2.01 ENIO 2.08, ENIO 2.09 – ENIO 2.14, ENIO 2.15 – ENIO 2.20, M 01.1 – M 05.17.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Restrictions on use. Authorization from the Director of the Archives of the Alliance Israélite Universelle required to duplicate microfilm reels for other archives. No publication of materials on the Internet, World Wide Web, or similar network without the permission of the Director of the Archives of the Alliance Israélite Universelle.

Note(s)

  • Record type: Document

Subjects

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