Records of the Estonian State Archive, Tallinn

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 1999.A.0153
  • RG-13.003M
1 Jan 1941 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
  • Estonian
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

4 microfilm reels, 16 mm

Archival History

Eesti Riigiarhiiv


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 Esti Riigiarhiiv (Estonian States Archives), formerly the EstTsGaor (Estonian Central State Archive of the October Revolution), in Tallinn. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the microfilm via the Museum's International Programs Division on Aug. 4, 1999.

Scope and Content

Contains selected records that include personal prison files of Estonian Jews who were later transported out of Estonia; records of the Estonian Sicherheitspolizei und der SD in Tallinn (Reval) and in the towns of Paide, Haapsalu, Parnu (Pernau), Valga, Narva, Tartu (Dorpat), Viljandi, and Petseri; records of der Kommandeur der Sicherheitspolizei und des SD in Estland; court decisions of the town of Viljandi; and information about Parnu jail, Baltische-Öl Gesellschaft, and the Polizeikommissar of Türi station.

System of Arrangement

The order of arrangement from the source archive has been preserved. Contains files from 17 series: R52, Estonian Sipo/SD in Paide, 1941-1944, 6 files and 23 damaged files; R56, Estonian Sipo/SD in Haapsalu, 1941-1944, 4 files and 69 damaged files; R57, Estonian Sipo/SD in Parnu (Pernau), 41 files; R58, Estonian Sipo/SD in Valga, 33 files; R59, Estonian Sipo/SD in Narva, 200 files; R60, Estonian Sipo/SD in Tartu (Dorpat), 503 files; R62, Estonian Sipo/SD in Viljandi, 1027 files, 37 files; R63, Estonian Sipo/SD in Petseri, 803 files; R64, Estonian Sipo/SD in Tallinn (Reval), 2118 files; R65, Der Generalkommissar in Reval, 1941-1944, 2313 files (German); R89, Inspector of Police of Türi station (Politseikomissar); R93, Parnu jail; R187, Baltisch- Öel Gesellschaft, 1941-1944, 73 files; R358; R819, Der Koommandeur der Sipo und des SD Estland, 1941-1944, 71 files (German); R2121, Town of Viljandi, court decisions, 1170; R4365, Amalgamated fund of miscellaneous small German-language collections, 1941-1944.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Eesti Riigiarhiiv

Corporate Bodies



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