Private documents of prisoners Dokumenty Prywatne Więźniów (Sygn.V)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2012.116
  • RG-15.213M
1 Jan 1923 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
  • German
  • Czech
  • French
  • English
  • Slovak
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Italian
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

3,580 digital images, JPEG

4 microfilm reels, 35 mm.


Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

Source of acquisition is the Państwowe Muzeum na Majdanku (Majdanek State Museum), Sygn. V. The documents were found after the war on the territory of the camp. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in July 2012.

System of Arrangement

The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reels. Arranged in two series: 1. Files of prisoners whose identity can be determined, and arranged in alphabetical order by family name; 2. Files of prisoners whose names cannot be determined, and arranged by nationality (determined by the language of the documents). The files are organized in four parts: 1, V.1 vol. 1-13; 2, V.1 vol. 14-24; 3, V.1 vol. 25-29 – V.2 vol.1-8; 4, 4 V.2 vol. 9-21.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Państwowe Muzeum na Majdanku



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