Selected records from the Czech State Archives

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 1990.320
  • RG-48.001M
1 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1945
Level of Description
  • Czech
  • German
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

814 digital images, JPEG

2 microfilm reels (digitized),

Archival History

Národní archiv v Praze


Copies of documents from various Czech archives, selected by archivists. The film was sent to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Mr. O. Sladek.

Scope and Content

This collection contains a wide variety of documents relating to the fate of Jews, communists, and other anti-fascist groups in the Czech lands (e.g., underground armed resistance, church groups, etc.). Also included is documentation on pro-Nazi activities by Sudeten Germans prior to the German occupation of Czech lands; implementation of the Munich agreement; preparations for the military occupation of Bohemia and Moravia; internment in Terezín (Theresienstadt) concentration camp; the destruction of synagogues; increasing restrictions on Jews in business and public life; the arrest of Roma and Sinti; and the transport of Jews from provinces to Prague; and the confiscation (Aryanization) of Jewish property. The documents date from 1938 to 1945. An item-level guide to the collection, in Czech, can be found at the end of the second microfilm reel (Document 201).

System of Arrangement

Arrangement is thematic

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Národní archiv v Praze



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.