Records of the Vilnius Ghetto

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 1999.A.0105
  • RG-26.015M
1 Jan 1941 - 31 Dec 1944
Level of Description
  • Yiddish
  • Lithuanian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Hebrew
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

32 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 Lietuvos centrinis valstybės archyvas (Lithuanian Central State Archives), Fond 1421. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Programs Division ordered the filming of the records in 1998. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the microfilm reels in June 1999.

System of Arrangement

The system of arrangement of the source repository has been preserved in the microfilmed reel. This collection is arranged thematically and chronologically in six series: 1. Instructions, orders and announcements; 2. Jewish council records; 3. Inspection department records; 4. Registration department records; 5. Ghetto council team- leaders; 6. Programs, announcements, posters of theatre performances, concerts, sport competitions, held in the ghetto.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Lietuvos centrinis valstybės archyvas