New archive of the history of Jews in Greece

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2000.172
  • RG-45.001M
1 Jan 1817 - 31 Dec 1960
Level of Description
  • Greek
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Hebrew
  • Romanian
  • Turkish
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

4 microfilm reels, 16 mm

Archival History

Greece. Hypourgeio Exōterikōn


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 Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hypourgeio Exōterikōn). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum archives recived microfilms via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Programs Department. First shipment in March 2000 (Reels 1-3); Second shipment in November 2001 (Reel 4).

Scope and Content

Correspondence, population statistics, diplomatic telegrams, ethnographic maps, reports, press clippings, citizenship certificates, receipts, lists of real estate and other records of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs relating to the history of Greek Jewry. Records span years circa 1917-1960. Collection includes but is not limited to information relating to the 1917 fire of Thessaloniki, reports of the atrocities of Bulgarians against Greeks, conditions of Jews in other countries, Jewish emigration, Greek support to Jewish effort for the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine, discrimination and persecution of Jews in Greece, Jewish denials, Jewish participation in Greek politics, Jewish religious and educational matters as well as the issues of restitution of property to Greek Jews.

System of Arrangement

File organization: Selective documents organized chronologically, from 1817 to 1960 on microfilm reels 1- 4

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Greece. Hypourgeio Exōterikōn



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.