Selected papers of Marcel Nyns

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2011.35
  • RG-65.018M
1 Jan 1914 - 31 Dec 1959
Level of Description
  • French
  • Flemish
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

13,288 digital images, JPEG

25 microfilm reels (digitized), 35 mm


Biographical History

Marcel Nyns was the Secretary-General in 1944, and one of the politicians who formed a provisional or “replacement” government in Belgium during the German occupation of 1940-1944.

Archival History

Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium)


Source of acquisition is the Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium), records created and collected by Marcel Nyns during German occupation.The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in Jan. 2011.

Scope and Content

Contains selected papers of Marcel Nyns and the Secretaires Generaux (Committee of Secretary-generals), the highest representation of the Belgian administration under German occupation. This department was responsible for education, including the implementation of excluding Jews from the educational system under German occupation. Records include correspondence, minutes, and reports relating to the faith of the Jews living in occupied Belgium, especially concerning their education.

System of Arrangement

Arrangement is thematic. Organization of main files: File 91: Records focusing on Jews, civil servants, particularly education for Jews, 1940-1942; File 113: Records relating to collaboration, purification, punishment, monitoring ( press clippings), 1944-1950; File 127: records concerning education for Jews, 1942.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium)




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