Brüsseler Treuhandgesellschaft collection from the National Archives of Belgium

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2012.170
  • RG-65.023
1 Jan 1940 - 31 Dec 1982
Level of Description
  • French
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

162,667 digital images, JPEG


Biographical History

Brüsseler Treuhandgesellschaft (BTG) was founded in October 12, 1940 by the German Military Administration in Belgium. The BTG was active in a first phase in the search for enemy and Jewish goods and possessions. In a second phase, BTG was responsible for the centralization, administration, and liquidation of these assets.

Archival History

Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium)


Source of acquisition is the Archives générales du Royaume, Belgium (National Archives of Belgium). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from the National Archives of Belgium via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in Aug. 2012.

Scope and Content

Contains records of the Brusseler Treuhandgesellschaft. This organization was founded by the German occupiers in October 1940 as an "anonymous corporation" that seized control of enemy goods, including bank accounts and real estate. These documents provide an account of how the Jews residing in Belgium were looted by the German regime.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium)



This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.