Central Committee of the Jews in Poland (CKŻP). Legal Department Centralny Komitet Żydów Polskich (CKŻP). Wydział Prawny (Sygn.303/XVI)

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2012.280
  • RG-15.247
1 Jan 1944 - 31 Dec 1950
Level of Description
  • Polish
  • Yiddish
  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
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Extent and Medium

10,278 digital images, PDF


Archival History

Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma


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.

From the Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma (ŻIH), Sygn.303/XVI. Records created by the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP), and in 1950 transferred to the ŻIH Archives. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from the ŻIH via the United States Holocaust Museum International Archives Project in Sept. 2012.

Scope and Content

Contains financial records of the Centralny Komitet Żydów w Polsce (CKŻP), as well as correspondence and files related to Jewish property in Poland and other countries, war crime trials (Rudolf Höss), personal files and the files of several dozen regional offices. Includes correspondence of the Wojewódzki Komitet Żydowski we Wrocławiu relating to Jews–German citizens who stayed in Poland after the war, as well correspondence relating to aid rendered to Poles who helped Jews during the war, denouncements of people who collaborated with Germans during the occupation, requests for intervention for people imprisoned in Poland and the USSR, people waiting for repatriations, requests for taking care of children, and abandoned graves, etc.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Żydowski Instytut Historyczny im. Emanuela Ringelbluma


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